Despite the fact that the former Indian skipper MS Dhoni was immensely criticized for struggling to get going in England, but back home he is setting quite a trend on social media. He has recently grabbed a lot of eyeballs on various social media platforms and in his latest post on Instagram, the former Indian captain can be seen posting a stunt on his bicycle.
Donning shades and in an attire which resembles him taking control of the race track, MS can be seen riding a bicycle on a slope but is not using pedals. The slow-motion video also shows Dhoni trying to strike balance by holding a wooden plank in his mouth along with a square frame around the bicycle.
The video was posted on his Instagram account captioned: Just for fun, plz try it at home.
For a person who prefers to stay as calm as possible, Mahi has been quite active on social networks in the recent past. Well, and then there is the usual dose of trolls who never let go an opportunity to bash almost any movement of the celebrities. And then there is Dhoni, who can announce his retirement in another couple of years is under constant public scrutiny, and every move is tossed around all over the place.
In the final ODI against England, MS had asked for the cricket ball from the umpire at the end of the match. It sparked off speculations about his retirement from international cricket. However, Indian head coach, Ravi Shastri clarified that Dhoni wanted to show the condition of the cricket ball to bowling coach Bharat Arun.
With the inclusion of Rishabh Pant in the Test squad, the selectors are giving indications that they are preparing for life after Dhoni, even in the limited overs format. With the 2019 World Cup is less than a year away, it will be interesting to see the route both MS and selectors take.