In a two-minute video, MS Dhoni has shared a secret and also disclosed what he would do after retiring from cricket. Dhoni and his Indian teammates will travel to England tomorrow (May 22) to participate in the ICC World Cup 2019
New Delhi: Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who is set to play in his fourth 50-over World Cup, has revealed his post-retirement plans in a video that has been widely shared on social media.
Dhoni, who led India to World Cup glory in 2011 at home, will, along with his teammates travel to England tomorrow (May 22) for the ICC World Cup 2019, which will be played from May 30 to July 14.
The 37-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman, in a two-minute video, has spoken about his plans after he bids adieu to cricket. It is widely speculated that Dhoni might retire from international cricket after the World Cup.
Dhoni has said that he wants to become an artist and will be holding an art exhibition. In the video he welcomed all to see his paintings and also shared a few.
“As I said, I wanted to share a secret with all of you. Right from, when I was a kid, I always wanted to become an artist. So, I decided I have played a lot of cricket and it is time for me to take up what I really wanted to become. So, I started getting into painting and there are few paintings that I have made for myself. And, I think I am ready for it, I wanted it to be my career. I have started preparing for my first art exhibition, which is still some time (away),” Dhoni said in the video.
Displaying his paintings, Dhoni showed about how he had pained a "futuristic aeroplane" which could become a reality in 2050.
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Recently, Dhoni took Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to a record eighth final in 10 years in the Indian Premier League. However, they could not cross the final hurdle as they lost out by a narrow one-run margin to Mumbai Indians (MI) in Hyderabad.
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Last Updated May 21, 2019, 11:28 AM IST