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Massive MS Dhoni Cut-Outs: Fans Pay Tribute To The Cricket Icon In Spectacular Fashion
By CricShots - Jul 7, 2023 12:02 pm
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The unparalleled adoration for MS Dhoni in India knows no bounds. This beloved former India skipper has captivated the hearts of cricket fans worldwide. His impact extends beyond his prowess as a player, as he showcased his tactical acumen and exceptional leadership skills during his tenure with the Indian national team.

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MS Dhoni’s cut-out

Since his retirement, the void left by Dhoni’s departure is yet to be filled, a testament to the lasting impression he made on the team. MS Dhoni’s influence has been remarkable, not only within the Indian team but also with his IPL franchise, the Chennai Super Kings. At the age of 41, he became the oldest captain to win an IPL title when CSK triumphed in the recent IPL 2023.

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The level of success Dhoni has achieved throughout his career is nothing short of extraordinary, as he led both the Indian side and CSK to unprecedented heights. On the occasion of his 42nd birthday on July 7, 2023, a group of ardent fans in Hyderabad paid tribute to their idol by creating a colossal 55-feet tall cutout of Dhoni.

Meanwhile, in Andhra Pradesh’s Nandigama, followers of Dhoni curated a remarkable 77-foot tall cutout of the cricketer donning the CSK training kit. To further honor Dhoni, the cut-out received an ‘Abhishekam’ ritual, during which individuals poured water on it while offering prayers.

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‘Abhishekam’ is a sacred Hindu ritual involving the pouring of water and other sacred substances on a deity’s statue as an act of devotion and reverence. This act symbolizes the deep admiration and respect people hold for Dhoni, elevating him to a revered status.

The legacy of MS Dhoni continues to captivate fans and followers, even in his post-retirement phase. His impact on the sport and his ability to inspire devotion are evident in the grand gestures of admiration displayed on his birthday. As fans continue to celebrate and honor their cricketing icon, Dhoni’s influence remains an indelible part of the cricketing landscape