MS Dhoni might have called it quits from the red-ball cricket but that doesn’t stop him from helping Virat Kohli & Co ahead of the first Test against Sri Lanka on November 16.
The cool customer was in the city for a commercial shoot with another stalwart Kapil Dev. He was seen talking to the pitch curator and would check the Eden Gardens strip.
The pitch curator, however, was pleased to have chat with MS Dhoni. He added that Dhoni appreciated the pitch preparation and wished us best of full luck for the Test.
“Dhoni really appreciated the pitch preparation and wished us for the Test match,” Mukherjee said.
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Dhoni and Kapil Dev were seen proceeding as per shooting requirements all day on the ground by batting, bowling. Later, they were accompanied by kids.
Arindam Sil said that he had the most unforgettable day in his life for being with two legendary players who skippered Team India terming it as a ‘lifetime experience’.
“It’s the Mecca of Cricket and I had two World Cup winning captains shooting for me. It’s the most memorable day in my life,” Arindam Sil told.
“They were the best of the captains. I felt nostalgic. I have watched them play from the same galleries here but to shoot with them now at the same venue is a lifetime experience,” Sil told reporters.
“Kapil said he would get tired to bowl but once he went to his bowling marks he went on and on and bowled numerous deliveries. He also batted and it felt the Kapil Dev of old is back,” Sil said.
The director told that Dhoni is a natural actor. Many times we have seen Dhoni in short durations of advertisements. “He told them on how to play aggressively about the stance and all of this in the midst of the busy work.
It’s brilliant. He termed Dhoni as a natural actor. “I didn’t require a retake from Dhoni, he was natural in front of the camera,” he added.