MS Dhoni guiding the youngsters in their early days in international cricket. MS Dhoni will always be the ‘big brother’ for former India cricketer Murali Vijay.
IPL 2023, CSK vs GT: MS Dhoni and Murali Vijay have an old relationship. Vijay, who made his Test, ODI and T20 debut under Dhoni’s captaincy, played his last IPL match for Chennai Super Kings in 2020. Having spent over a decade in the dressing room since 2008, Murali Vijay has seen Dhoni’s illustrious career from close quarters.
In his early days, Dhoni acted as a mentor forming a strong bond for not only Murali Vijay but also other budding talents like Suresh Raina and Rohit Sharma. Murali Vijay considers Dhoni’s support to be extremely important. He sees him as an elder brother. Murali Vijay believes that Dhoni gave him important guidance.
I needed Dhoni’s support a lot: Murali Vijay
News18 CricketNext quoted Murali Vijay as saying, ‘I think at that level not much guidance is required, but for all the youngsters like me, Suresh Raina, Rohit Sharma, Dhoni’s support was much needed. Everyone played at the same time. He was like an elder brother guiding all of us. It was a wonderful relationship.
Murali Vijay said, ‘It was a true bond that he built with Chennai. He had an unorthodox but extremely effective game. People loved him and the way he carried himself, everybody, teammates still have the same love for him. This shows the personality and character of MS Dhoni. In my eyes, he has always been the same. Of course we are old now (laughs), but as a human being he is wonderful.
MS Dhoni comes on the field even after knee problem
41 years old ms dhoni Has had a problem with his left knee since the start of the IPL, but continues to take the field. He does wicketkeeping and hitting long sixes at the end of the innings is his pastime. First from the dressing room and now from the TV screen, Murali Vijay heaps praise on his former skipper for how he managed to overcome injuries and carry the team forward.