MS Dhoni in action for CSK during IPL 2023© BCCI
The legendary Indian spinner Lakshman Sivaramakrishnan praised M.S. Dhoni after successful knee surgery. Dhoni was injured during the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 but continued to play in the tournament and eventually led his team to a record fifth title. Dhoni led the team from the start and even pulled off a brilliant strike by sacking Shubman Gill in the final against the Gujarat Titans. Sivaramakrishnan took to Twitter to greet Dhoni and stressed that the former skipper showed a “warrior mindset”.
“MS Dhoni had knee surgery today, it was a success. A true one-footed leader. No pain, no gain. The excruciating pain didn’t affect his clarity of thought. It’s amazing how he was able to lead a team with so much pain. His mindset is — warrior Champion for life,” he tweeted.
MS Dhoni had knee surgery today and it was a success. A true leader who plays with one foot. No pain, no gain. The excruciating pain did not affect the clarity of his thoughts. It’s amazing how he was able to lead a team with such pain. His mindset is militant. Champion for life
— Laxman Sivaramakrishnan (@LaxmanSivarama1) June 1, 2023
Dhoni, who led the Chennai Super Kings to their fifth IPL title, flew to Mumbai from Ahmedabad after the final on Monday to consult renowned sports orthopedic surgeon Dr. Dinshaw Pardiwala, who is also on the BCCI medical board and has performed surgeries on a number of top Indian players. in cricket, including Rishabh Pant.
“Yes, Dhoni underwent successful knee surgery at Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai on Thursday. He feels well, the operation was done in the morning. I don’t have details. operations and more,” CSK CEO Kasi Viswanathan confirmed to PTI.
“He will be discharged in a day or two. He will rest for a few days before his extensive rehabilitation begins. Now it is expected that he will have enough time to prepare for the game in the next IPL, ”another source close to PTI told CSK management on condition of anonymity.
(with PTI inputs)
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