When MS Dhoni ‘shaved off his head’ and pleasantly stunned Team India after the 2011 World Cup triumph

When MS Dhoni ‘shaved off his head’ and pleasantly stunned Team India after the 2011 World Cup triumph

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It is extensively believed Dhoni reduce his hair after the 2011 World Cup win as per a promise he may need made earlier than the match.

MS Dhoni World Cup 2011
MS Dhoni World Cup 2011. (Photo Source: Getty Images)

Every Indian cricket fan holds the reminiscence of April 2, 2011, near the center as on that day, the Indian facet scripted historical past by profitable the ultimate of the ICC World Cup towards Sri Lanka by six wickets and bringing the trophy dwelling after a protracted wait of 28 years. Just a day after profitable the title, India’s then captain MS Dhoni managed to stun the residents by chopping his hair and going bald.

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Dhoni posed with the World Cup outdoors the Gateway of India after shaving his head and the image nonetheless holds a particular place within the hearts of cricket fanatics. Ten years later, Team India supervisor Ranjib Biswal reminisced the golden reminiscences of how all the cricket workforce was left shocked after seeing the captain’s new coiffure. 

“We actually had no concept what was awaiting us the morning after the ultimate. We had celebrated until late within the dressing room after the win after which got here again to the workforce lodge and continued celebrating until round 4:30 within the morning.

“After that, we retired to our rooms. And what do we see when we wake up? Dhoni has shaved off his head after returning to his room. It was indeed a moment that will stay with us forever. We had no clue,” stated Biswal as quoted by The New Indian Express.

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MS Dhoni retains his feelings near his coronary heart and doesn’t categorical a lot: Ranjib Biswal

It is extensively believed MS Dhoni reduce his hair after the 2011 World Cup win as per a promise he may need made earlier than the match. Further within the interplay, the supervisor was requested if MS had left the workforce celebrations mid-way to chop his hair.

On this, Biswal answered that the Ranchi stalwart was there with the workforce until the very finish. Ranjib additionally believes that Dhoni shaving his head offers a glimpse of his persona as he’s the type of one who likes to maintain his feelings near his coronary heart.

“Not at all. He was there with all of us and left only when the celebrations ended. And then he goes to his room and shaves off his head. That is Dhoni for you. He keeps his emotions close to his heart and doesn’t express much,” concluded Biswal.

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