The 13th edition of IPL in 2020 was held in UAE (United Arab Emirates). MS Dhoni announced his retirement from all forms of cricket on 15 August 2020. And to promote the 14th edition of IPL for 2021, Star Sports released a new advertisement starring Captain Cool aka the MS Dhoni. The ad showed MS Dhoni in the Monk's get up as the bald head and dressed in a pale-blue robe.
Moreover, in the advert, MS Dhoni explained that how Rohit Sharma got his nickname as "The Hitman" to some of the young monks. Now reacting to the ad, memers got in action and started to create memes taking it as MSD's look as the subject. Last weekend the social media was fired with similar memes trending with #MSDhoni on Twitter as well as Instagram.
Check out the ad from Star Sports below:
#VIVOIPL salutes the new Indian spirit that is eager to innovate and rewrite the rulebook.
Will history be created yet again this IPL?
Join us in celebrating #IndiaKaApnaMantra.
LIVE from Apr 9 | Broadcast starts 6 PM, Match starts 7:30 PM | Star Sports & Disney+Hotstar VIP pic.twitter.com/6IcKGwy4np
— Star Sports (@StarSportsIndia) March 14, 2021
Even Star Sports themselves reacted to the new look of MS Dhoni:
— Star Sports (@StarSportsIndia) March 13, 2021
Now let's take a look at some memes spread all over the internet last weekend:
"my hair ain't there" singh dhoni pic.twitter.com/taLddTbozp
— Neeche Se Topper (@NeecheSeTopper) March 13, 2021
Therapist: Dhoni Monk is not real!
*The Dhoni monk*: pic.twitter.com/whNYo9M24w
— Sakthii (@gunthrach) March 13, 2021
Dhoni when required rate is below 2 Vs Dhoni when required rate is above 9 pic.twitter.com/8WPCKb5i7C
— प्रसाद (@Prasad_133) March 14, 2021
Dhoni before leading CSK's 2018 squad to IPL title win. pic.twitter.com/6wBY7Gv4N2
— Silly Point (@FarziCricketer) March 13, 2021
"it's 45th over do something"
Dhoni : pic.twitter.com/ynp6Dv9Zvb
— Savage (@CutestFunniest) March 13, 2021
— Hrushikesh Swain (@RishiHks) March 14, 2021
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