MS Dhoni’s daughter Ziva Dhoni cheers for Papa: The Chennai Super Kings captain received ample support from his daughter.
Indian Premier League defending champions Chennai Super Kings are known are their loyal and ardent fan base. Only the second team to win the IPL title thrice, CSK is one of the most followed IPL franchises in the stadiums and across social media platforms.
Among one of their supporters for the fifth match of the ongoing 12th season of the Indian Premier League against Delhi Capitals at Delhi was captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s daughter Ziva Dhoni. Accompanying her mother Sakshi Dhoni in the stands, Ziva was witnessed cheering for her father from the stands.
The video of Ziva cheering for her father was firstly uploaded on the official Twitter handle of IPL. While it went viral within minutes, another video of the same was uploaded by the official Twitter account of Chennai Super Kings.
After Delhi Capitals captain Shreyas Iyer won the toss and chose to bat, Delhi Capitals ended up scoring a mediocre 147-6 in their allotted quota of 20 overs. Opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan top-scored for his team with his 33rd IPL half-century. The southpaw scored 51 (47) with the help of seven fours. With bowling figures of 4-0-33-3, veteran all-rounder Dwayne Bravo was the highest wicket-taker for Super Kings.
Chasing a 148-run target, Super Kings’ chase was inspired from the quintessential “MS Dhoni School of Chasing Totals”. Scoring 32* (35) with the help of two fours and a six, Dhoni sealed the chase for CSK in the last over. Opening batsman Shane Watson was the highest run-scorer as he scored 44 (26) with the help of four fours and three sixes.
Watch the full videos below:
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) March 26, 2019
— Chennai Super Kings (@ChennaiIPL) March 26, 2019
How Twitter reacted:
As the end of his career is getting close, a big gap will never be filled by any others, such great captain and incredible talent, for me the greatest cricketer will always be @msdhoni #IPL2019 #yellove#WhistlePodu#CSK
— ahmad mohammad ahmad (@AhmadCapitano) March 26, 2019
— adhithya (@adhithya_b) March 26, 2019
Cutest video 😍😍😍😍
— Shabby💘 CSK🍻 (@shabana_smiles) March 26, 2019
— Neha Jha(nj.)🇮🇳 (@happiness_msd7) March 26, 2019
In the last few months or so, Dhoni has been constantly uploading videos across his social media platforms with Ziva. First seen as becoming her ‘bugs bunny‘, Dhoni then matched dance steps with her, was seen playing with her on the beach and conversing with her in several languages.