“Picture Of The Year”: MS Dhoni Re-United With World Cup At The Venue Of 2011 Triumph. Internet On Overdrive


MS Dhoni with the World Cup trophy© Twitter

MS Dhoni is an iconic cricket captain. Recently, a video of Gautam Gambhir went viral in which he had said that Dhoni will remain the most successful captain of the Indian cricket team. The former star had every reason to say so. No other captain has won the ODI World Cup, T20 World Cup, Champions Trophy and also led the team to the No. 1 ranking in Tests. Since 2007, MS Dhoni's charisma on the field meant that the Indian cricket team was an unstoppable force.

While MS Dhoni won many accolades, one everlasting image that the great created was in the final of the 2011 ODI World Cup at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai when he hit a six off Sri Lanka's Nuwan Kulasekara to win the marquee event for India. , He remained unbeaten on 91 as India won their second ODI World Cup title. That was the last time India won the ODI World Cup.

MS Dhoni is back at the Wankhede Stadium. This time he will play for Chennai Super Kings against Mumbai Indians in the IPL 2024 match. Ahead of the match, MS Dhoni posed with the 2011 World Cup trophy on Saturday and the picture has gone viral. Some people are calling it the 'picture of the year'.

The IPL 2024 season started with Dhoni stepping down from the CSK captaincy just before the tournament and Ruturaj Gaikwad taking over the role. Ravindra Jadeja had earlier tried to replace Dhoni as CSK captain in 2022 but failed, but the support from the fans and the team management has made one thing very clear – Gaikwad is the choice for the future and this time it will be complete. The 'Yellow Army' was behind them.

However, what didn't stop was the discussion about how much of an impact Dhoni would have on the pitch. Considered one of the master strategists of the game, Dhoni had proved in the past that he is capable of changing any game with his skills. As a result, talks never stopped and this even led some experts to wonder how much control Gaikwad would be able to maintain over the team.

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