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IIM Ranchi Celebrated a Dhoni-fied Evening with Star Sports

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RANCHI, INDIA -On  the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ranchi hosted a spectacular event at its campus to celebrate Ranchi’s cricketing hero, MS Dhoni. In collaboration with Star Sports, the event titled #IPLONSTAR unfolded as an electrifying celebration of cricket, emotions, and the enduring spirit of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Renowned players Mr. Sunil Gavaskar, former Indian Cricketer, and Mr. Varun Aaron, Indian Cricketer, graced the occasion, engaging the audience in a riveting discussion on IPL moments and the indelible impact of MS Dhoni on the cricketing landscape. Prof. Deepak Srivastava, Director, IIM Ranchi, felicitated the esteemed guests, representing the campus’s youthful energy and symbolizing the country’s cricketing spirit.

The evening started with a buzz of excitement as they prepared to celebrate their hero. The atmosphere reverberated with chants of “Dhoni, Dhoni,” reflecting the genuine admiration for the cricketing icon. The event’s highlight was screening the first episode of “Roar of the Lion,” a gripping narrative chronicling the remarkable resurgence of the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the IPL.

Mr. Gavaskar, in his address, lauded the unparalleled prowess of MS Dhoni, emphasizing that there is none other like him in the cricketing realm. Drawing parallels between Dhoni and emerging talents like Dhruv Jurel, he underscored Dhoni’s unique ability to perform under pressure. Adding to the allure of the evening, Mr. Varun Aaron, hailing from Jharkhand, shared anecdotes of his experiences with MS Dhoni, eliciting both nostalgia and admiration from the audience. As a delightful surprise, it was revealed that Mr. Varun Aaron would debut as a commentator in IPL 2024, prompting jovial banter from Mr. Gavaskar regarding the nuances of commentary.

The event seamlessly transitioned into a preview of the upcoming IPL season, with animated discussions on team dynamics, player strategies, and predictions for the forthcoming IPL match starting on March 22nd, 2024. From reminiscing about iconic IPL moments to speculating on the potential of rising stars, the evening was all about the essence of cricketing fervor.

As the event drew close, attendees were enthralled by a Dhoni quiz featuring trivia centered around his iconic jersey number, #7. Winners were awarded official merchandise by Star Sports and had a selfie with Mr Sunil Gavaskar. With anticipation building for the upcoming IPL season, the “Dhoni-fied Evening” at IIM Ranchi proved to be a reminder of the enduring legacy of MS Dhoni and the unifying power of cricket in the hearts of millions.

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