From cricketing superstars Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Suresh Raina and Irfan Pathan to badminton ace Lin Dan and MMA’s undisputed champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, Sportstar takes a look at the sportspersons who retired in 2020.
– Indian cricket’s inimitable match-winner surprised everyone when he announced his retirement on August 15. One of the best finishers of the game, Dhoni hung up his boots as the only captain to have won all three ICC trophies and the Test mace while also amassing 17,266 runs and 829 dismissals behind the stumps.
– India’s premier limited-overs batsman Raina followed his India and Chennai Super Kings teammate, Dhoni, as the duo announced their international retirements on the same day. The southpaw has scored 7,988 runs in his international career and was the first Indian batsman to score a hundred in all formats of the game.
– Left-arm all-rounder Pathan made…