Former captain of the Indian cricket team Mahendra Singh Dhoni is also known as ‘Captain Cool’. The conditions under which any captain would easily lose his patience during the match stand on the field with unprecedented patience. Due to these abilities, Dhoni became famous in the cricket world by the name of ‘Captain Cool’. Recently, former Indian batsman VVS Laxman revealed that Dhoni was as cool on the field as he was cool.
VVS Laxman recalled the Test in Star Sports’ Cricket Connected, when Dhoni himself drove a bus to Nagpur to the hotel in the 2008 series against Australia. He said, “Mahendra Singh Dhoni was the captain of the team after Anil Kumble retired in 2008 in Delhi. Dhoni asked the driver to sit back and take the bus to the hotel.
He added, “We were all surprised to see this. The captain of Team India was driving the bus. He enjoyed life in this way. As a cricketer, he used to do everything on the field, but off the field he was quite normal. ”
Laxman also mentioned the anecdote when Dhoni hit his second century in Faisalabad against Pakistan. After this century, Dhoni joked in the dressing room that he was going to retire from Test cricket.
Laxman said, “I still remember that Dhoni said loudly that he is going to retire from Test cricket. He said that I hit Hundred in the test, man. I want nothing more than this in Test cricket. We were all shocked to hear this, but have always been like this. ”
Let us know that Dhoni played the last match against New Zealand in the 2019 World Cup. It was a semi-final match in which India lost. Since then, there was a lot of speculation about Dhoni’s retirement and future. On the one hand, there were speculations that his performance in the IPL would decide whether he would return to international cricket or not, but Dhoni put a stop to all this by retiring.
Now Dhoni will be seen playing in the IPL 2020 to be played in the UAE from 19 September to 10 November. Dhoni is the captain of Chennai Super Kings and has won the IPL title to the team three times. Dhoni is currently in Chennai for CSK camp and will leave for UAE from here.