Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Saturday showered praises on the former Indian cricketer and CSK skipper MS Dhoni and called himself a ‘fan’ of the legendary cricketer. On Saturday, Dhoni and Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin attended a celebratory event organized by Chennai Super Kings at Kalaivanar Arangam in Chennai. The event was attended by the BCCI Secretary Jay Shah, N Srinivasan, Kapil Dev & others.
Speaking at the event, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin, stated that although he was invited at the event as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, but he attended the event as a fan of MS Dhoni. He also revealed how his late father Dr. M Karunanidhi was also a big fan of Dhoni.
MK Stalin also gave one of the biggest compliments to MS Dhoni while expressing his admiration for the former Indian skipper. He said that Dhoni might be from Jharkhand but he is now also a loveable boy of Tamil Nadu. He said:
“Although N Srinivasan invited me due to my Chief Ministership, I came here as a fan of Dhoni and my father Karunanidhi too was a fan of Dhoni. His state is Jharkhand but he is now like a loveable boy of Tamil Nadu. He is always cool and knows how to deal with difficult times,”
“He is a great captain and good at leading the team. I hereby congratulate him and the entire franchise of CSK on winning this year’s IPL. We really wish to see Dhoni playing for many more seasons.”
Meanwhile, MSD also during the event, MSD also talked about his IPL future, where he stated that he hopes to play his last T20game in Chennai. While addressing the CSK IPL victory celebration event at Kalaivanar, Dhoni said:
“I have always planned my cricket. My last game that I played was in Ranchi. The last home game in ODI version was at my hometown in Ranchi. So, hopefully, my last T20 will be in Chennai. Whether it’s next year or in 5 years’ time, we don’t really know.”