Before going on to play for India, Dhoni accepted a job offer from the Indian Railways and was posted at Kharagpur in West Bengal. He recalled how he picked up the Bengali language when he stayed there and can still understand the language if someone speaks it around him. This fact, however, was unknown to the Bangladeshi players. While the Bangladesh keeper instructed their pacer to bowl a particular delivery, Dhoni, understanding what he had said was ready for it. Only after the match from Dhoni’s reaction did the Bangladeshi players realize that he understood Bengali.
The clip where he narrated the incident has gone viral on social media.
Take a look:
When MS Dhoni pranked Bangladeshi’s
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MS Dhoni To Feature In IPL 2024
Meanwhile, during the event, Dhoni clarified that he would be featuring in IPL 2024. He said that he has retired from international cricket only during the conversation.
“Knee has survived the operation, going through the rehab patch. The doctor told me you would feel much better by November. But no problem in day-to-day routine,” Dhoni updated about the knee surgery which he underwent post the IPL after. struggling with an injury throughout the tournament but not missing a game because of it. He successfully led the Men in Yellow to their record-extending fifth IPL title in May.