Updated: May 11, 2020 11:04:20 am
The coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak has introduced the world to a standstill and the bulk of nations are below lockdown as they appear to battle the lethal pandemic. This has seen sportspersons additionally spending high quality time at dwelling and making probably the most of it.
Indian batsman Suresh Raina is amongst them who usually takes to social media and talking in a stay Instagram chat with Chennai tremendous Kings (CSK), the 33-year-old said that his wife Priyanka is a enormous fan of soccer nice Lionel Messi but for him and the lads of CSK, MS Dhoni is equal Messi.
“Every time she involves the sport she retains asking me why ‘mahi bhai’ retains the helmet behind him whereas protecting and why we are able to’t play cricket on one facet and wish to vary sides. It’s cute,” stated Raina.
“Actually she is extra into soccer and a big fan of Messi and for us Mahi Bhai is Messi,” Raina added jovially.
Dhoni has been on a self-imposed sabbatical from cricket ever since India’s exit from the World Cup in July final 12 months. But in keeping with Raina, the 38-year-old appeared sharp as ever when he joined CSK’s coaching camp on March 2, the place he had scored a whirlwind 123 off 91 balls in a apply match forward of IPL 2020.
“I was joined by [Ambati] Rayudu, [Murali] Vijay and all in the fitness camp. Then Mahi bhai joined us,” Raina in an Instagram Live session with SportsTak. “If you ask me I think he was striking the ball pretty well and the bat flow seemed quite good. He never looked better.”
When requested if Dhoni will play for India once more, Raina stated, “He still has a lot of cricket left in him. It would be best if he answers this question with his bat.”
Earlier, Raina had additionally drawn comparisons with Sachin Tendulkar and Lionel Messi and stated that they’re each all the way down to earth, regardless of their legendary stature.
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