He had executed away with the lengthy hair greater than 10 years in the past, had even shocked everybody by shaving his head after the 2011 World Cup triumph. In between, he tried the bearded look however once more went again to the clear-shaved one earlier than the 2019 World Cup. That was the final time when the cricket world noticed MS Dhoni till just lately when his pictures went viral on social media. There was clearly no lengthy hair, he appeared a bit drained, considerably pale however what caught the attention was the greyness of his beard. It was not the standard salt-pepper look it was all gray and had tinges of white. The photo despatched social media right into a frenzy with netizens getting nostalgic, some even questioned the age of the previous India captain.
Reacting to the identical, Dhoni’s mother Devaki Devi mentioned her son is not that outdated as some have been suggesting on social media. “Yes, I have seen his new look but he’s not that old. No child is ever old for any mother,” Dhoni’s mother instructed BDcrictime.
Dhoni, who turns 39 in July 7 this yr, final performed for India within the World Cup semi-last – which India misplaced – towards New Zealand in July final yr. Since then, the 2-time World Cup-winning captain has been on an indefinite break from cricket.
Dhoni’s absence even from home cricket threw up questions on his retirement with the cricket world divided of their opinion.
Dhoni, who has represented India in 90 Tests, 350 ODIs 98 Tests, was slated to return to the cricket discipline because the chief of Chennai Super Kings within the 13th version of IPL. But the coronavirus pandemic compelled the BCCI to postpone IPL for an indefinite interval.
The determination was seen a giant jolt for Dhoni, who was eyeing an excellent efficiency in IPL to make a comeback into the Indian aspect for the T20 World Cup in October in Australia this yr.
As issues stand, even the T20 World Cup seems to be unsure go forward as per schedule. The ICC has been in fixed talks with the Australian authorities however has not made something official.
Reacting on Dhoni’s probabilities of making it to the Indian aspect for the T20 World Cup, his mother mentioned, solely he is aware of when to take a last name.
“I am not sure about his playing the T20 World Cup. Let the coronavirus be over first. He knows best when to take a call,” mentioned Dhoni’s mother.