MS Dhoni the man needs no introduction. The legendry world cup winner captain cool is also the captain of Chennai Super Kings. He have won 4 titles for CSK in IPL and his fans call him Thala Dhoni. There are die hard fans of Dhoni who comes to the stadium to just watch out for Dhoni and any small moment they get of MS they cherish all their heart out.
MS Dhoni for many ,Thala Dhoni for his fans
MS Dhoni is basically from Ranchi but he plays for CSK in IPL over the years now. The amount of respect, love ,care, attention he gets from CSK fans is unmatchable. Beyond his game fans fall for him because of his simplicity, that humbleness and that smile of him. He is referred as Thala Dhoni by his fans out of love and respect. Leader is the meaning of the Tamil word Thala. In Tamil Nadu, Dhoni enjoys enormous popularity. Despite the fact that he wasn’t born there, Dhoni is regarded as a legend and an icon by the people of that state. His admirers also liken him to Bollywood superstar Rajnikanth.
MS Dhoni on the crease – Treat to his fans
Match against Delhi Capitals, CSK won by 28 runs despite defending a low total. Ofcourse 168 is not a low total but as this season of IPL turning out 200+ is also seems as low total. In this match Ravindra Jadeja was the player of the match for his all round performance but the highlight of the match was MS Dhoni who scored quick 20 of 9 deliveries with 2 sixes and 1 four. It was a treat to an eye for CSK fans. Every single run from Dhoni’s bat is celebrated like a festival and fan goes gaga over him in his any small or big gesture.
CSK in the Points Table
CSK is comfortably situated in the 2nd position in the points table with 7 wins 1 no result in 12 matches. They have second best run rate of +0.493 in this season right after Gujrat Titans. CSK is running the race to qualify in the play offs. And they are surely heading in the right direction with the right tempo.