“I was simply watching MS Dhoni walk”- Ajay Krishna recalls first meeting with idol Dhoni; wonders at Dhoni’s pair of clean white shoes

Ajay Krishna wants some big stuffs with his bowling and when he was picked by Chennai Super Kings as a net bowler, was asked by MS Dhoni himself to bowl him in the nets. For a couple of seasons, Krishna had been one of CSK's net bowlers.

Ajay Krishna
Ajay Krishna and MS Dhoni

How does it feel when someone meets his/her idol? One feels flying high in the air. And if your idol is MS Dhoni, then there will be some joyful emotions after meeting him. That’s what happened with young pacer and fanboy Ajay Krishna who is making waves in the on-going Tamil Nadu Premier League.

Ajay Krishna wants some big stuffs with his bowling and when he was picked by Chennai Super Kings as a net bowler, was asked by MS Dhoni himself to bowl him in the nets. For a couple of seasons, Krishna had been one of CSK’s net bowlers.

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“I was waiting so eagerly to meet the legend”- Ajay Krishna

Ajay Krishna
Ajay Krishna and MS Dhoni

In an exclusive interview with Sportskeeda, Ajay Krishna revealed the first time he met his idol MS Dhoni and how he wondered that his white pair of shoes never got dirty.

“It would be better if I told you how I met the legend himself, MS Dhoni. The first couple of days he didn’t come for practice. So I thought fine I’ll get to meet him soon. I was waiting so eagerly to meet the legend. I was on the ground warming up with my teammates. There were a couple of other net bowlers as well. We were a group of about 10 or 11. We were warming up together, playing football when I saw MS Dhoni walking down with his kitbag on his shoulder,” said Krishna.

“I remember that from the moment he entered the ground until he reached the pitch in the centre, I was simply watching him walk (grins). I was like, ‘Okay fine, now I’m finally standing literally next to MS Dhoni.

“It was a different feeling. It hits you in a different spot. From the first time I saw him, I would have seen him about 30-40 times. But for the 40th time as well, the excitement level was the same as the first time. That’s a different feeling. It’s out this world,” he added.

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