IPL 2023
MS Dhoni Gifts A CSK Jersey To ‘The Elephant Whisperers’ Team
By CricShots - May 10, 2023 6:36 pm
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Chennai Super Kings (CSK) skipper MS Dhoni felicitated the Oscar-winning team of ‘The Elephant Whisperers’ at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Dhoni took the onus of meeting the real-life heroes- Bomman and Bellie, the elephant caregivers and gifted them with a special CSK jersey.

MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni with the team of the Elephant Whisperers

It is worth mentioning that the team of ‘The Elephant Whisperers’ engraved their names in history as they won the Academy Award for best documentary in March. On that note, CSK decided to pay a special tribute to the real-life heroes and the director of the film, Kartiki Gonsalves and gave them a signed jersey from skipper Dhoni. CSK took to their official social media handle to share the tribute as Dhoni along with his daughter, Ziva Singh Dhoni were seen clicking pictures with the team.

Meanwhile, CSK’s CEO Kasi Vishwanathan also expressed his delight in the same regard as the management will present a cheque to Mudumalai Tiger Conservation Foundation for the welfare of elephants.

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As per the quotes on CSK’s official website, CSK CEO said, “We are very happy to celebrate our elephant caregivers Bomman and Bellie along with Kartiki, whose engrossing storytelling spread the heart-warming tale far and wide. It is a matter of great pride for all of us that our own people have reached the global stage.”

He further added, “Conserving Asian Elephants is the need of the hour and we are also happy to extend our support to the two elephants Ammu and Raghu by contributing towards their living expenses.”

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Coming back to the IPL 2023, CSK is relishing a fabulous season as they are on the brink of making it to the playoffs. With 13 points in 11 outings and a solid Net Run Rate (NRR) of 0.409, CSK will be looking to secure a place in Qualifier 1 with victories in their remaining three fixtures. MS Dhoni and Co. square off against Delhi Capitals on Wednesday, May 10 at the MA Chidambaram Stadium.