Despite having not played a single cricket match for over a year since India’s exit from the 2019 Cricket World Cup, former captain MS Dhoni’s stocks have not dipped. If anything, his status among his fans has only grown. On a day when Coronavirus and Locust Attack in the NCR is grabbing the eyeballs on Twitter, #DhoniBirthdayCDP unusually trended on Twitter on Saturday. Also Read - Madhya Pradesh Now Has Over 1,000 Containment Zones, Indore Tops The List
With Dhoni’s due to turn 39 on July 7, it was surprising to see him trend twelve days ahead of his birthday, but that is his unmatched popularity in the country where cricket is not just a game, but a religion. It is still not clear why #DhoniBirthdayCDP is trending, but here is how fans are reacting. Also Read - China Did Not Report COVID-19 Outbreak in Initial Stages, WHO Takes U-Turn
Earlier in the day, a video surfaced on the internet where Dhoni can be seen driving a tractor and is doing some organic farming in his Ranchi farmhouse. With no IPL, Dhoni is finding ways to keep himself busy.