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Did MS Dhoni donate INR 1 lakh to coronavirus victims; Sakshi Dhoni tweets to clarify

Dixit Bhargav

Did MS Dhoni donate INR 1 lakh to coronavirus victims; Sakshi Dhoni tweets to clarify

Did MS Dhoni donate INR 1 lakh to coronavirus victims: The legendary Indian cricketer has been doing the rounds regarding an accused donation.

Veteran India wicket-keeper batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni has received severe criticism across social media platforms regarding an assumed INR 1 lakh which he made to crowd funding website Ketto to the Mukul Madhav Foundation, public charitable trust in Pune.

With the outbreak of a “pandemic” in the novel COVID-19 affecting lives around the globe, Dhoni was accused of making the aforementioned donation.

Having said that, the 38-year old player’s apparent act was found faults with as people pointed out that a donation of INR 1 lakh was nothing in front of Dhoni’s assumed worth of INR 800 crore. The same invited plentiful reactions on social media platform Twitter where people expressed disappointment at Dhoni donating a pretty low amount.

Did MS Dhoni donate INR 1 lakh to coronavirus victims?

Given the fault-finding being done around the former captain, it was his wife Sakshi Singh Dhoni who took to the same platform to slam the “false news” regarding her husband.

“I request all media houses to stop carrying out false news at sensitive times like these ! Shame on You ! I wonder where responsible journalism has disappeared !,” read Sakshi Dhoni’s tweet.

It is worth mentioning that Sakshi had slammed all rumours regarding Dhoni’s retirement last year when it was believed that he will conduct a press conference to announce his announcement.

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Dixit Bhargav

Dixit Bhargav


Born and brought up in Pathankot, Dixit Bhargav is an engineering and sports management graduate who works as a Cricket Editor at The SportsRush. Having written more than 10,000 articles across more than five years at TSR, his first cricketing memory dates back to 2002 when former India captain Sourav Ganguly had waved his jersey at the historic Lord’s balcony. What followed for an 8-year-old was an instant adulation for both Ganguly and the sport. The optimist in him is waiting for the day when Punjab Kings will win their maiden Indian Premier League title. When not watching cricket, he is mostly found in a cinema hall watching a Punjabi movie.

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