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‘He broke his two fingers’ – Robin Uthappa recalls his first introduction to MS Dhoni’s power-hitting abilities

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MS Dhoni is thought for his humble and down-to-earth nature worldwide. Regardless of attaining quite a bit on the cricket subject, the legendary cricketer stays humble and is rarely seen as smug on the sector. Shedding gentle on Dhoni’s simplicity, former India and Chennai Tremendous Kings participant Robin Uthappa revealed that the simplicity of ‘Captain Cool’ hasn’t modified through the years.

Uthappa has seen Dhoni from the start of his profession and performed below his captaincy within the Indian crew and CSK. Uthappa was part of the Indian crew which received the 2007 ICC T20 World Cup and 2008 CB sequence below MS Dhoni’s management. Speaking about Dhoni’s simplicity, Uthappa known as him probably the most uncomplicated individual on this planet.

“His simplicity is one thing that is at all times been there, and it is one thing that hasn’t modified. He is simply as easy right now as he was the primary time I met him. Dhoni is probably the most uncomplicated individual on this planet,” stated Uthappa on an episode of ‘My Time With Heroes’ titled ‘My Time With Dhoni on JioCinema.

He additional shared the story of assembly Dhoni for the primary time at an Indian camp at NCA Bangalore. The 37-year-old revealed that different gamers on the camp had been left awestruck by Dhoni’s sheer energy as he broke two fingers of a bowler.

“The primary time I noticed MS was in 2003 at an India camp at NCA Bangalore. He batted in opposition to Munaf Patel when he used to bowl quick with the sling motion. Different quick bowlers had been additionally bowling. MS was batting and hitting lengthy sixes off them. He ended up injuring S Sriram. Sriram was bowling to him, and Dhoni stepped out and hit the ball extraordinarily exhausting,” Uthappa revealed.

“Sriram touched it along with his hand, and the ball went 10-20 yards again. We thought Sriram was working after the ball, however he ran previous it straight into the dressing room as a result of he broke two fingers. We wished to see how a lot energy MS had, which was explosive. At that second, I knew he was going to play for India. He is a particular batsman,” he added.

He takes duty for each final result, whether or not it’s a win or a loss: Robin Uthappa

The 2007 T20 World Cup champion additional disclosed Dhoni’s peculiar consuming habits.

“We used to at all times eat collectively. We had a bunch: Suresh Raina, Irfan Pathan, RP Singh, Piyush Chawla, Munaf (Patel), MS and me. We’d order dal makhni, butter hen, jeera aloo, gobi and rotis. However MS is a really inflexible individual with regards to consuming. He would eat butter hen however with out the hen, solely with the gravy! When he ate hen, he would not eat the rotis. He’s fairly bizarre with regards to consuming,” recalled the 37-year-old with a hearty giggle.

The Karnataka-born cricketer additional revealed the key behind MS Dhoni’s profitable profession as a captain and stated that he takes duty for each final result.

“He has sharp instincts, and he backs his instincts. That is why he is been such a profitable captain. He takes duty for each final result, whether or not it’s a win or a loss. If he takes a foul choice due to his instincts, the person can’t sleep for a couple of days. He begins overthinking. If a very good captain’s instincts are sound 4 or 5 out of 10 instances, Dhoni’s instincts are sound eight instances or 9 instances.”

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