05/01/2017 10:34 AM IST | Updated 05/01/2017 12:00 PM IST

Sachin Tendulkar's Heartfelt Note To Dhoni After He Stepped Down As Limited-Overs Captain Sums It Up

From one legend to another.

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On Wednesday, 35-year-old Mahendra Singh Dhoni stunned the country by stepping down as India's limited-overs captain, leaving his fans and colleagues in the cricketing fraternity sad but proud.

The country's most successful skipper led Team India to two World Cups and a Champions Trophy title.

Everyone was heartbroken that the captain had hung up his shoes.

Many came forward to congratulate Dhoni on his spectacular journey and wish him well, including cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar.

He wrote:

"Congratulations to MSD on a wonderful career as a captain leading India to success in both T20 and ODI World Cups. Have seen him emerge from an aggressive player to a steady and decisive captain. It's a day to celebrate his successful captaincy and respect his decision. Wish MSD the very best as he continues entertaining us on the field with his exploits."

Others from the cricket fraternity had something to say too.

Harsha Bhogle, as always, summed things up well.

From one sport to another!

Sakshi Rawat, Dhoni's better half joined in too!

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