Former Indian captain MS Dhoni and his love for automobiles is not a new story for Indian cricket fans. Right from his early playing days, he had the habit of collecting bikes and various other automobiles. In one of the recent videos shared by Chennai Super Kings on their social media handles Dhoni is seen riding a ‘Swaraj 963 FE’ heavy vehicle.
Since the coronavirus pandemic has limited each and every individual to their confined spaces behind the four walls, even the busiest of cricketers have taken to social media to kill their time and to interact with their fans and teammates. But former India captain MS Dhoni is not one among them.
Dhoni who follows unimaginable fan following has been widely active on social media platforms. Even when the fake news of his retirement made headlines in twitter a few days back, he decided to keep quiet. As a matter of fact, his wife Sakshi and his IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings had been posting his quarantine updates on his behalf.
CSK took to twitter to share the new ride of Dhoni. It was a heavy vehicle Swaraj 963 FE. In that video, he could be seen driving it in his backyard. They posted this video with the caption:
“#Thala Dhoni meets Raja sir in his newest beast!”
They used the background music composed by the famous Tamil composer Ilayaraja to complement the video as a gesture to wish the great musician, as he celebrates his birthday today.
Dhoni undoubtedly tops the list of cricketers having these innumerable collections of automobiles. As of 2018, he had 74 bikes alone in his garage. He also has another huge collection of sports cars as well. His craze for automobiles started at a very young age and his collection habit began when he started playing international cricket. Back in those days, the man of the match was given a bike and Dhoni used to ride them on the ground after each match irrespective of who won that prize.
Dhoni’s comeback in doubt
IPL 2020 was supposed to mark the return of MS Dhoni to competitive cricket after India’s heartbreaking semi-final loss against New Zealand way back in 2019. The stage was set and his fans were eagerly waiting as a good IPL would have been his certificate to play in the ICC T20 world cup which was to be held in Australia later this year. But the coronavirus pandemic have made it difficult for him to make a comeback to international cricket in the near future.
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