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When MS Dhoni Compared Ravindra Jadeja With South Indian Superstar Rajnikanth

image-lpthametRavindra Jadeja has been a powerful force to reckon with (AP News)

Ravindra Jadeja, the dynamic Indian all-rounder, celebrates his birthday on December 6, marking another year of his invaluable contributions to cricket. Known for his versatility in scoring crucial runs and providing breakthroughs, Jadeja has become the go-to man for any team fortunate enough to have him.

MS Dhoni, recognizing Jadeja's talents, orchestrated his entry into the Chennai Super Kings in 2012, where he has been an integral part of the Yellow Army ever since. Their enduring camaraderie, developed over years of collaboration, was evident when Dhoni, known for his playful banter, decided to poke fun at Jadeja during IPL 2013.

In a surprising twist, Dhoni, who now leads a more private life away from social media, tweeted, "God realized RAJNI sir is getting old, so he created sir Ravindra Jadeja." 

This witty comparison drew parallels between Jadeja's prowess and the iconic South Indian superstar Rajinikanth, showcasing the lighthearted banter that permeates the CSK camp.

Rajinikanth, often regarded as a deity in South India, enjoys a massive fan following, with people treating him with almost divine reverence. The comparison made by Dhoni not only highlighted Jadeja's on-field brilliance but also playfully elevated him to the status of a cricketing deity, echoing the immense popularity and adoration Rajinikanth commands in the southern part of the country.