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MS Dhoni spotted playing football with Bollywood stars in Mumbai

Written by Vishwas Gupta

Former Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been spotted with Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh during the All Stars football practice match in Mumbai. Ranveer Singh, a self-confessed fan of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, has been hugging the skipper during the practice.

Last year, when MS Dhoni announced his retirement from international cricket, the actor shared three throwback photos with MSD and penned a long emotional note. He wrote about the first time he met his icon and how he was left amazed. The actor added that every time he met Dhoni, he felt as if a big brother had blessed him.

MS Dhoni had announced his retirement from international cricket with an Instagram post. He shared a video featuring all the best memories of his cricketing journey.

Ranveer will be seen next in Kabir Khan’s 83, which is based on Indian cricket team’s win of 1983 World Cup. He is playing the role of Kapil Dev.

MS Dhoni will lead Chennai Super Kings against the defending champion Mumbai Indians on September 19,when the India Premier League (IPL) will restart in UAE.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the schedule for the remainder of the IPL 2021 which will be held in the United Arab Emirates. A total number of 31 matches will be played in the duration of 27 days.

The action will then shift to Abu Dhabi where the Kolkata Knight Riders will square off against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Sharjah will host its first game on September 24 when Royal Challengers Bangalore take on Chennai Super Kings.

In all, 13 matches will be held in Dubai, 10 in Sharjah and 8 in Abu Dhabi.

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