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MS Dhoni Draws Massive Crowd Outside Movie Theatre Amid IPL Buzz
By CricShots - Mar 24, 2024 3:24 pm
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Since announcing his international retirement in 2020, MS Dhoni has transitioned into the IPL, maintaining his status as a revered figure in cricket. Despite no longer playing for the national team, Dhoni’s popularity remains evident, with packed stadiums witnessing Chennai Super Kings matches during IPL 2024.

MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni

Recent videos capture the fervour surrounding Dhoni as fans eagerly await his presence outside movie theatres, where he was spotted alongside CSK teammate Deepak Chahar. The atmosphere was electrified as Dhoni emerged, with chants of ‘Dhoni Dhoni’ echoing through the crowd.

 

In a surprising move, MS Dhoni relinquished the CSK captaincy ahead of IPL 2024’s opener, where the defending champions secured a six-wicket victory against Royal Challengers Bangalore at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. The baton was passed to young talent Ruturaj Gaikwad, who led CSK to a triumphant start.

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With Dhoni’s captaincy shift, speculation mounts regarding his future, fueling rumours that IPL 2024 might mark his final playing season. Sporting his iconic long hair, reminiscent of his early days, Dhoni’s presence on the field remains impactful, evident in his two catches and a run-out during CSK’s season opener.

Reenowned for his prowess as a finisher, Dhoni’s illustrious career includes leading India to two World Cup triumphs – in ODI and T20I – along with a Champions Trophy victory in 2013. Under his captaincy, CSK claimed a joint-record five IPL titles, a legacy he aims to uphold as he potentially nears retirement.

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CSK’s upcoming fixtures include clashes against Gujarat Titans, Delhi Capitals, and Sunrisers Hyderabad, with Dhoni eager to contribute to his team’s quest for another IPL triumph. As the veteran cricketer navigates the twilight of his career, fans eagerly anticipate witnessing more of his magic on the field.