MS Dhoni, the former Indian captain has been a phenomenon in Indian cricket. He is the most successful skippers in the history of Indian cricket, having won all the ICC trophies. His contribution to the Indian cricket team is huge and cannot be expressed in words. He has given us countless magical moments on and off the field, that every Indian cricket fan will cherish for life.
As MS Dhoni completed his 15 years in the Indian cricket team yesterday, the Indian cricket fans went emotional and flooded the social media with their tributes to the former skipper.
The official Instagram handle of MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings also shared a video of MS Dhoni, where the cricketer can be seen recalling how he had a sound sleep on the day before his ODI debut.
Well, MS Dhoni made his ODI debut in the year 2004 against Bangladesh. Though it wasn’t a memorable beginning for MS Dhoni as he got out for a duck but things changed after that match. He went on to become the ‘greatest of all time’.
Remembering that moment, MS Dhoni revealed that he had asked himself to remain calm and express himself on the pitch. He said:
“I slept very well, I still remember that day. I was not under a lot of pressure, just wanted to be myself. What I told myself was that I have done really well in all the matches that I have played so far for my state team and India A team that I represented. I have to be myself whatever the situation may be. I have to go in and be expressive on the field,”
Here, check out the video: