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I Felt Good: President Ram Nath Kovind Is Smitten By MS Dhoni

MS Dhoni on Sunday met President Ram Nath Kovind at the Raj Bhavan in Ranchi along with his wife Sakshi and daughter Ziva

I Felt Good: President Ram Nath Kovind Is Smitten By MS Dhoni
Former India captain MS Dhoni and President Ram Nath Kovind ar Rashtrapati Bhavan. | File Photo - PTI
I Felt Good: President Ram Nath Kovind Is Smitten By MS Dhoni
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2019-09-30T17:28:29+05:30

President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday showered praise on former Indian national cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, saying despite him maintaining a low profile, people across the country love the veteran wicketkeeper-batsman. (More Cricket News)

Dhoni on Sunday met President Kovind at the Raj Bhavan in Ranchi along with his wife Sakshi and daughter Ziva.

Also Read: Gambhir Tells Selectors To Put Country Before Dhoni

"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.

"His talent reflects the talent of Jharkhand. M.S. Dhoni has made Ranchi famous in the world of cricket," he added.

Also Read: Here's Why Dhoni Is Making Himself Unavailable For National Duty

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.

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.

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