Mahendra Singh Dhoni, widely regarded as one of the finest Indian cricket team captains, has represented Indian cricket for the duration of his international career. The 41-year-old recently served as a mentor to a group of young women cricketers as a part of the “Cricket Clinic – MSD” session organised by MasterCard.
Dhoni supervised 15 players during the session at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, where he also gave them some helpful advice. The promising U-19 women cricket players were picked to participate in this programme through a MasterCard social media competition.
Dhoni, who led team India to victories in the 2007 T20 World Cup, the 2011 ODI World Cup, and the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy, gave prospective cricketers some much-needed advice.understanding that, as their professions progressed, would enable them to excel and improve themselves
Dhoni posed for a photo with the girls and gave them bats that were personally autographed as the ceremony came to a close. There are rumours that MasterCard has more similar events scheduled for the future.
Dhoni stood up to speak about his experience and his thoughts on women’s cricket after the training. He added that being a part of the session has strengthened his faith in the future of women’s cricket.
India has always been a dominant force in sports, and today’s female cricketers are shattering the glass ceiling with their steadfast drive and steady play. I spoke with a number of female players at the Mastercard Cricket Clinic – MSD.increased my faith in India’s women’s cricket’s future. I am overjoyed to work with Mastercard to advance the cause of women in sports and provide them with priceless educational opportunities, Dhoni was quoted as saying by News18.
The goal of the workshop and the opportunity to speak with the great Indian captain Dhoni was to pique the interest of prospective female cricket players in the sport, which may be crucial for the development of the women’s game in the future.