Smriti Irani, the Minister of Minority Affairs, delighted her followers by revealing who her favourite cricket player is during an engaging Instagram Q&A session. Irani, who has a sizable fan base of nearly 1.3 million on the network, interacted with them by responding to a variety of queries. But the query that really grabbed attention came from a fan who asked about her favourite cricket player.
Smriti Irani swiftly answered, much to her fans’ joy, by revealing that her favourite cricket player is none other than the illustrious Mahendra Singh Dhoni, also referred to as MS Dhoni. A few animated GIFs of the former Indian cricket skipper were shared along with this announcement.
Smriti Irani first gained notoriety in the Indian entertainment sector before becoming well-known for her position as the Minister of Minority Affairs. Her performance as the well-known Tulsi Virani in the TV soap opera “Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi” made her a household name and won her millions of fans.
Beyond all borders and occupations, MS Dhoni is not just a cricketing great but also one of the game’s most adored and revered players. Several well-known people have shown their respect and affection for this cricket legend.
Smriti Irani Names Her Favourite Cricketer
Dhoni, who is lovingly called “Mahi,” has had a remarkable cricket career that has lasted for more than fifteen years. He is the first captain in cricket history to have won all three of the main white-ball competitions: the ICC Champions Trophy, ICC Cricket World Cup, and ICC T20 World Cup. This outstanding accomplishment highlights his outstanding leadership abilities and calmness under duress.
In the Indian Premier League (IPL), Dhoni’s relationship with the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) has been nothing short of legendary. CSK has won the IPL championship five times under his leadership, making them one of the league’s most successful teams. The most recent victory was in 2023 when CSK won their fifth IPL championship, matching Rohit Sharma’s record as the most successful IPL skipper.