MS Dhoni shows off football skills against Dhadak star Ishaan Khatter

MS Dhoni was spotted playing football alongside Ishaan Khatter, the young Bollywood star who made his film debut alongside Janhvi Kapoor in Dhadak.

cricket Updated: Jul 26, 2018 14:07 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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MS Dhoni was spotted playing football along with young Bollywood star Ishaan Khatter (not in pic). (Twitter)

MS Dhoni, former Indian cricket team skipper, is a known football fan and has on occasion shown that he is no slouch with the football at his feet.

With the limited overs series against England having recently come to an end, Dhoni found time to play the sport which he excelled at in his childhood.

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Dhoni was spotted playing football alongside Ishaan Khatter, the young Bollywood star who made his film debut alongside Janhvi Kapoor in Dhadak.

Dhoni, whose fitness and ability to provide key leadership decisions on the cricket field have not diminished in the slightest, could also be seen giving tips to young Ishaan in the course of the game.

MS Dhoni (L) and Ishaan Khatter jostle for possession. (Twitter)
Dhoni poses for pictures. (Twitter)
Dhoni shares a laugh with others before the game. (Twitter)

MS Dhoni, who has won the T20 World Cup in 2007 and the 50-over World Cup in 2011, recently added another notable achievement to his already envious list of accomplishments.

He became fourth Indian and 12th person in ODI history to score 10,000 runs. The milestone was achieved during second ODI against England at Lord’s.

Dhoni joined the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Sourav Ganguly, Kumar Sangakkara, Brian Lara and Sanath Jayasuriya on the list of players to score 10,000 runs in ODIs.

First Published: Jul 26, 2018 14:02 IST