The former world cup winning captain has the largest fan base in India and to some extent in the world. That is again proved when the captain cool was mobbed by fans in a Tiger Safari.
Never-ending fans craze
The 3 time IPL winning captain is on a sabbatical since India’s loss to the Blackcaps in the semi final of the 2019 world cup. Even though Dhoni hasn’t made his presence in any competitive matches for the past 7 months, his fans are active in the social media. MS has one of the craziest fan base in the world and that was evident when his fans mobbed Dhoni who was holidaying with his wife and children in Madhya Pradesh. It is said that earlier this week, Dhoni went on a Tiger safari, at Mukkee Range of Kanha National Park.
All set to make a grand return to CSK
MS Dhoni didn’t find his name in the list of the BCCI’s centrally contacted players. MS Dhoni was given the A+ contract last time around but he was left out for this year. It was a clear indication that selectors have moved on from the man with the midas touch. It is evident that MS Dhoni is not planning to play in the blue jersey anytime soon.
MS Dhoni has started to train with his state Ranji team Jharkand to get into the rhythm for the all important IPL where he will be leading the 3 time champions and 5 time runners-up Chennai Super Kings.
Dhoni intact to play IPL 2021
While many were anticipating the big announcement of retirement from MS Dhoni, the CSK owner Srinivasan had said in a recent interview that Dhoni is all set to lead the CSK team in 2021 as well which made the fans go crazy. The Indian coach Ravi Shastri also revealed in a recent interview that Dhoni, who hasn’t announced his retirement can still play the WT20 starting in october this year if he has a terrific IPL.
One has to wait and see what time unfolds with Dhoni in the coming days.