June 19, 2019
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MS Dhoni’s teammates used to call him terrorist in his early days, know why

The audience and fans got to learn many things about former India captain MS Dhoni when his biopic named “MS Dhoni- An Untold Story” hit the box office on 29th September 2016. The box office hit which starred Sushant Singh Rajput as the main lead, showcased the journey of MS Dhoni from being a school kid to the Indian captain and the struggles he faced in pursuit to greatness.

The movie revealed some of the unknown friends of the former captain and amongst them is Satya Prakash who played alongside Dhoni for Bihar in early 2000s and later they both worked for South Eastern Railways in Kharagpur. Prakash has revealed some more fun facts about the Ranchi lad before he leaves for the upcoming world cup in England.

Prakash mentioned that Dhoni’s teammates used to call him atankwadi(terrorist) during his initial days.

“We used to call him atankwadi (terrorist). He used to hit 40-50 runs in 20 balls. But he became a saint when he played for the country and changed his approach. He is a good learner,” Prakash was quoted as saying by the Indian Express.

He further mentioned that Dhoni didn’t captained in the initial playing days of his career.

“Dhoni rarely captained in the past, but see how he became the captain of some all-time great players. He always spoke in Hindi, but now he speaks fluently in English. We friends never really gauged his potential,” Satya Prakash added.

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