MS Dhoni Wins Hearts During CSK Practice Session
Cricket fans across India are eagerly awaiting the start of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023, and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) fans are especially excited to see their beloved captain, MS Dhoni, lead the team once again.
The team has been training hard at their home ground, the Chepauk Stadium and their opening match against the Gujarat Titans on March 31 promises to be a thrilling start to the season.
CSK had a disappointing run in the last season, finishing ninth in the points table, but with Dhoni back at the helm, they are looking to make a comeback. The team has been practicing diligently and was recently welcomed by enthusiastic fans at the Chepauk Stadium.
In a heartwarming moment, Dhoni showed his gratitude to the supporters with a humble folding hand gesture, which was widely appreciated on social media.
Last Time Dhoni Showed a Humble Gesture
This incident is not the first time that Dhoni captured hearts with a humble gesture. Back in August 2022, Dhoni went viral for a video taking place at an airport in Ranchi.
In the video, the humble cricketer was seen interacting with fans and airport staff. Dhoni greeted them with warm handshakes, displaying his down-to-earth personality. His fans praised him for his humble nature.
During that same time, Dhoni was also spotted driving his Nissan Jonga truck in Ranchi, which was captured on camera and shared on social media, much to the delight of his fans.
Dhoni's Other Social Media Moments
His heartwarming gestures are also not the only time Dhoni has delighted fans. Ever since the player was confirmed for the 2023 IPL, he has often gone viral on social media for different gestures and moments.
Recently, fans flocked to the gym to get a glimpse of the player. Another time, they applauded him for his act of painting stadium chairs. There are plenty of instances where Dhoni has captured fans' hearts.
Unfortunately, in the previous season, Dhoni had expressed his desire to play in front of the Chennai crowd before retiring. The 41-year-old veteran cricketer is speculated to retire after this year's IPL.
It is no surprise that fans are eager to see as much of the player in the tournament as possible.
CSK and the 2023 IPL
The IPL 2023 is particularly significant for CSK fans as it marks the return of the tournament to multiple venues across India after a gap of three years. The team's first match at the Chepauk Stadium is against Lucknow Super Giants on April 3, and fans are eagerly anticipating the chance to cheer on their team in person.
CSK has an impressive lineup for IPL 2023, including players like Devon Conway, Moeen Ali, and Ben Stokes. With the experience and leadership of Dhoni, the team will be looking to get off to a strong start against the defending champions, the Gujarat Titans, in what promises to be an exciting opening match.
As the countdown to IPL 2023 continues, fans are eagerly anticipating the return of their favorite teams and players to the field.
For CSK fans, the return of their captain, MS Dhoni, is particularly special, and they are hoping that he can lead the team to another championship title.