Video: MS Dhoni Acknowledges Fans Chanting For Him At Ekana Stadium During LSG vs CSK IPL 2024 Clash

Video: MS Dhoni Acknowledges Fans Chanting For Him At Ekana Stadium During LSG vs CSK IPL 2024 Clash

MS Dhoni was kind enough to acknowledge fans' chants for him by joining his hand and gesturing towards the crowd.

Hrishikesh DamodarUpdated: Saturday, April 20, 2024, 03:52 PM IST
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MS Dhoni acknowledging fans' chants for him | Credits: Twitter/SweptForASix

Former Chennai Super Kings (CSK) captain MS Dhoni acknowledged the Lucknow crowd's chants for him during the IPL 2024 clash against hosts Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) at the Ekana Cricket Stadium on Friday, April 20.

Dhoni received a rousing reception from the crowd while striding out to bat and treated them with an entertaining cameo knock of 28 off 9 balls. His innings consisted of three fours and two sixes and at an astounding strike rate of 311.11.

In a viral video, fans of MS Dhoni was chanting for him when the veteran wicketkeeper-batter was warming up before walking out to keep the wickets. However, the 42-year-old seemingly heard the chants as he joined the hands and gestured towards the crowd.

MS Dhoni has been receiving thunderous reception from the crowds in Vizag, Hyderabad, Chennai, Mumbai and Lucknow in the ongoing IPL 2024 season. With the legendary wicketkeeper-batter likely playing his final IPL season, the fans across India don't want to miss the opportunity to witness watch him play.

Whenever Dhoni walked out to bat, the crowd went berserk as they erupted into loud cheers, chants and thunderous applause, echoing throughout the stadium like an admiration and appreciation for former Chennai Super Kings captain.

MS Dhoni's cameo knock in vain as CSK lost to LSG

MS Dhoni's cameo knock in the first innings went in vain as Chennai Super Kings couldn't defend their total of 176/6 against Lucknow Super Giants.

In the 177-run chase, LSG openers Quinton de Kock and KL Rahul took CSK bowlers to the cleaners as the pair formed 134-run partnership for the opening wicket. Rahul was the top scorer with a knock of 82 off 53 balls while de Kock scored 54 off 43 balls.

The middle-order batter Nicholas Pooran contributed with his cameo knock of 23* off 12 balls and also hit a winning four to take the team past the finishing line.

Lucknow Super Giants earned third win of the season after suffering two losses on the trot while Chennai Super Kings registered their third defeat of the ongoing IPL season.

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