Ranchi, September 30: President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday showered praise on M.S. Dhoni, saying despite him maintaining a low profile, people across the country love the veteran cricketer. Dhoni on Sunday met President Kovind at the Raj Bhavan in the state capital along with his wife Sakshi and daughter Ziva. "M.S. Dhoni met me at Raj Bhavan yesterday (Sunday) as a courtesy call. I felt good. I told him he maintains a low profile but people are fond of him as he is talented," the President said while addressing students during the 33rd convocation of the Ranchi University. MS Dhoni Enjoys Playing Billiards at Jharkhand Cricket Stadium, See Pic.
"His talent reflects the talent of Jharkhand. M.S. Dhoni has made Ranchi famous in the world of cricket," he added. Along with Dhoni, President Kovind also praised ace archer Deepika Kumar and Jaipal Singh Munda, who had led the Indian hockey team that won gold in the 1928 Olympics. MS Dhoni Will Make the Retirement Call When the Times Comes. Says Shikhar Dhawan.
Dhoni, who retired from Test cricket in 2016, has been on a sabbatical since the culmination of the 2019 World Cup. Speculations have been rife that Dhoni might have played his last international game in England and Wales. However, no announcement has been made on those lines by the 38-year-old.