New Delhi: While MS Dhoni's decision to announce retirement from Test cricket shocked cricket fans across the world, even players of the Indian team weren't aware about the big news.
Before the news broke, the Indian skipper interacted with Team India players about his decision to end his Test career and their first impression was that it was a joke.
It was only after Mahi insisted that he was serious, that some of the players, including Suresh Raina, got emotional. Dhoni officially told the players that Virat Kohli will lead India in the fourth and the final Test match of the ongoing series.
Earlier in the day on Twitter, Raina had posted a photograph with Dhoni, where both the players looked very emotional.
Soon after the Boxing Day Test between India and Australia ended in a draw, BCCI confirmed the news of Dhoni's retirement on Twitter.
— BCCI (@BCCI) December 30, 2014