Video: Watch MS Dhoni's version of the lungi dance
Indian limited-overs captain, MS Dhoni is well known for his unconventional technique in batting. In spite of his style being unconventional, cricket fans are entertained when Dhoni comes in to bat.
In addition to Dhoni's style of batting, his calm and composed approach while leading his sides is another virtue of his that makes his one of the most respected cricketers in the world. The ease with which he keeps wickets also adds to the qualities of the 34-year-old.
His numbers give a clear indication of how great a player the Indian captain is in international cricket. In 412 international matches, Dhoni has scored 14582 runs at an average of 45.14, scoring 14 centuries and 93 half-centuries.
As a captain, Dhoni won the ICC World T20 in 2007, ICC World Cup in 2011 and the ICC Champions Trophy in 2013. No other cricket captain has achieved this unique feat.
Outside the cricket field, it is a well-known fact that Dhoni's love for the Indian Army and motorbikes. However, one thing that Dhoni is not known for yet is his dancing skills.
In a Telugu version of an endorsement for motorbike brand, TVS Star City Dhoni shows his ‘exceptional’ dancing skills along with the famous Indian dancer, Prabhu Deva. Dhoni matches the famous star of the South Indian film industry with every move. Both the famous Indian celebrities are seen dancing with lungis, a traditional South Indian wear.
Having played every season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) for South Indian side, Chennai Super Kings, Dhoni's popularity in the southern part of the country reached great heights. After this latest ad, it is clear that Dhoni's fan base will only grow exponentially.
Dhoni will be leading the Indian side in the limited-overs tour of Australia, starting tomorrow with the first ODI at the WACA, Perth. India will then play four more ODIs, followed by three T20Is with the tour ending on January 31.
Here is the video of Dhoni's version of the ‘lungi dance’ with Prabhu Deva: