IPL 2021: 5 times when CSK’s MS Dhoni proved he is a hero ‘on and off the field’

IPL 2021: 5 times when MS Dhoni proved he is a hero on and off the field; CSK captain, Indian army,sharing valuable tips, grooming youngsters
IPL 2021: 5 times when MS Dhoni proved he is a hero on and off the field; CSK captain, Indian army,sharing valuable tips, grooming youngsters

IPL 2021: 5 times when CSK’s MS Dhoni proved he is a hero on and off the field- Former India and current CSK skipper MS Dhoni on Thursday once again showed why he is the standout leader. After IPL 2021 suspension, he told all the Chennai Super Kings teammates that will continue to stay at the team hotel in Delhi until all the players reach home safely. He stated that all the overseas players with the likes of Faf du Plessis, Ngidi, Bravo, Curran will be given the first preference as India hosted IPL 2021 after which the local players will leave for their homes.

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IPL 2021: 5 times when Dhoni proved he is a hero on and off the field

  • MS Dhoni comes out to give special tips to youngsters and other players in the opposition camp once a CSK’s match gets over. He can be seen spending quality time and grooming the next generation of Indian cricket.

 

  • CSK players have often said that MS Dhoni always keeps his hotel room open. Any player can reach out to him and talk to him and get valuable lessons. It can only lead to the growth and development of a player.

IPL 2021: 5 times when Dhoni proved he is a hero on and off the field

  • There is no denying the fact that MS Dhoni is the most successful captains of all time. He is the only skipper to win all the ICC trophies and helped CSK bag multiple trophies in IPL. One thing that stands out is the fact he always hands over the trophy to the youngsters to live the moment to the fullest. It boosts the morale and confidence of the players.

 

  • MS Dhoni has a special connection with the Indian army. He holds the honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Territorial army. After the 2019 World Cup, he trained with the Parachute Regiment for more than a month. Besides this, we have seen him donning the balidaan badge during the WC. It was at his hometown when team India wore a camouflaged cap in an ODI for the first and only time.

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IPL 2021: 5 times when Dhoni proved he is a hero on and off the field

  • Despite having a disastrous start to his career, he went on to become a dependable finisher. He was runout for a duck on his debut against Bangladesh in 2004, but emerged as the best finisher in white-ball format.

 

  • MS Dhoni was voted as the youth icon of the country by MTV in 2006. He beat the likes of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam and John Abraham.

 

  • After the 2007 World Cup loss to Bangladesh, some fans attacked the newly-built home of Dhoni. He replied in style during the same year as India won their first WC title after 28 years gap.

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