MS Dhoni’s advise to budding cricketers in Kashmir, watch video
Former Indian cricket team skipper MS Dhoni, on the video, is heard telling the young Kashmir cricketers to focus on their fitnessUpdated: Nov 25, 2017 22:15 IST
Former Indian cricket team captain MS Dhoni, who holds an honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Army, interacted with budding cricketers in the Uri town of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district and emphasised on the need to focus on fitness. (India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 2 live updates)
“(Sic) Lt Col (Hony) Mahendra Singh #Dhoni interacting with budding cricketers of #Uri town; a life time opportunity for them to receive tips from the #cricketing great,” Srinagar- based Chinar Corps of the Army said in a tweet.
#Fitness first…..followed by skill says Lt Col (Hony) #Dhoni to budding cricketers of #Uri. Also gives valuable tips to youngsters. @msdhoni @adgpi @NorthernComd_IA pic.twitter.com/REvtuqHhwb#सुप्रभातम #Thank_You_Warriors #जय_जवान— Dharmvir (@Dharmvir09) November 25, 2017
The Chinar Corps put out photographs and a video of the former India skipper while playing and interacting with the cricketers and the youth.
Dhoni, on the video, is heard telling the cricketers to focus on their fitness.
Lt Col (Hony) Mahendra Singh #Dhoni interacting with the enthusiastic children of #APS #Srinagar; emphasised upon importance of #studies and #sports @adgpi @NorthernComd_IA @msdhoni pic.twitter.com/VWlmi2sdHZ— ChinarCorps.IA (@Chinarcorps_IA) November 22, 2017
“I have played badminton, hockey as well as football. I have benefited from it because it increased my fitness. We used to play in a huge ground where seniors also used to play and till the time they finished, we used to run, which increased our fitness,” the wicket-keeper batsman told them.
“#Fitness first...followed by skill says Lt Col (Hony) #Dhoni to budding cricketers of #Uri. Also gives valuable tips to youngsters,” another tweet by the Chinar Corps said.