IPL 2024: CSK skipper MS Dhoni finally clears the air on his ‘new role’ for the upcoming season

The 17th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is set to kick off on March 22, featuring the clash between five-time champions and defending titleholders, Chennai Super Kings (CSK), and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) at Chepauk.

However, the anticipation surrounding the tournament escalated when CSK captain MS Dhoni hinted at a mysterious new role through a cryptic post on his official Facebook page.

Dhoni’s rare appearance on social media sparked widespread speculation as he teased fans about a significant role he would be undertaking in the upcoming IPL season. Cricket fans delved into the possibilities, attempting to decipher the cryptic message that Dhoni had shared.

Revelation regarding the new role ahead of IPL 2024

The suspense finally unraveled on March 7 when Dhoni, in collaboration with IPL’s title sponsor Tata, released a new ad on Facebook for IPL 2024. The ad features Dhoni in a dual role, aiming to amplify the excitement around the upcoming IPL season and offer a glimpse of the fans’ intense engagement with the league through their mobile devices.

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MS Dhoni’s Facebook post

MS Dhoni shared the video of the ad on his Facebook page, providing an entertaining glimpse of the cinematic promotion. In a light-hearted manner, the ad captures the fervor and dedication of fans to the IPL, even in unexpected situations. The post on Facebook also tagged Jio Cinema, hinting at potential collaborations or partnerships in presenting IPL content to the audience.

“New season, double role! All the action brought to you absolutely free with #IPLonJioCinema, starting 22nd March. Kyunki sab yahaan, aur kahaan!,” the post captioned.

Cinematic plot and humorous twist

The ad unfolded as a tongue-in-cheek story, with a grandson and his grandfather both engrossed in watching the same TATA IPL match on their respective phones. The narrative takes an amusing turn when the grandfather, experiencing discomfort in his chest, is rushed to the hospital in an ambulance. Even the medical attendant in the ambulance is shown watching the game on his phone. Nevertheless, the plot twist revealed that the discomfort was merely due to a bout of gas, creating a humorous moment. The ad concluded with the three, including the grandfather and grandson, cheering up as a six is hit in the ongoing match.

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