Viral: Dhoni plays cricket with kids in Leh
A picture of former India captain MS Dhoni playing cricket with kids on a cemented pitch on a basketball court has gone viral on social media.
The 38-year-old had taken a two-month break from active cricket, after India was edged out of the World Cup following a loss to New Zealand in the semi-final, to serve his regiment in the Kashmir Valley.
The official Twitter account of Chennai Super Kings also shared the picture with the caption, "Different field. Different gamepLeh." Dhoni reportedly celebrated the Independence Day in Ladakh where he hoisted the national flag.
Dhoni had joined the Territorial Army -- 106 TA Battalion (Para) in Jammu and Kashmir on July 30 and had trained with the battalion over the last two weeks.
Reports are coming out that Dhoni intends to establish a cricket academy in Jammu & Kashmir and to train young kids for free.
Dhoni reached Ladakh on Wednesday where he received a warm reception from the Army personnel and interacted with them. According to reports, the 38-year-old also paid a visit to Army General Hospital and interacted with patients.