Dhoni, the 'Captain Cool' Caught in Controversies

By siliconindia   |   Tuesday, 04 June 2013, 13:29 Hrs
31
cmt right
24
Comment Right
48
cmt right
7
cmt right
Printer Print Email Email

Bangalore: In a cricket crazy nation like India, who wouldn’t wish they too were destined a fate as that of Mahendra Singh Dhoni? From a small town boy to one of the most celebrated cricketers and captain of the Indian team, Dhoni is the most successful sportsperson of this generation in India.He is a man of simple taste, good values and a firm belief in his own ability.

Today, Dhoni endorses more products than even Shah Rukh Khan, the 'king' of Bollywood, if market sources are to be believed.He has endorsed variety of products ranging from just  health drinks to telecom services, ceiling fans to wristwatches etc, to name some. To his credit, he has bagged 22 endorsements  and this has made him the most sought after sportsperson and also the celebrity in the Indian market.

The most recent controversy of cricket- spot-fixing during the IPL 6 matches has to a very large extent tarnished the image of the game of cricket and sportsperson associated with it. This controversial spot fixing which acts like a slow poison has started to inflict many people including the most noble men of Indian cricket. The media feels that Dhoni follows the policy of most of the Indian policiticians i.e.to just give a smile without giving any comments on any ongoing controversies. So, the saying “Honesty is the best policy”, is no longer applied instead most of them feel “ Silence is the best and the safest policy”.

Also read: 8 IPL Controversies That Raised Eyebrows

Also read: Should Sports Betting Be Legalized In India To Eradicate Corruption?



next new
SPOTLIGHT
Entertainment
Actor Dhanush, whose last Hindi release was R. Balkis "Shamitabh", may be working in another H..
Career
Les Roches Global Hospitality Education, a multi-national hospitality management institute, a..
Business
Automobile major MG Motors India on Wednesday said that it plans to manufacture electric vehicle E..
Startup City
With cities growing rapidly and infrastructure not keeping pace, the daunting work com..
Technology
To ensure uninterrupted functioning of the app in areas of low networks, Facebook-owned..
Finance
India's tea exports increased by 11.5 per cent to 17.93 million kgs in April this year aga..
Enterprise IT
Taking on streaming giants like Netflix and Hulu, Walt Disney Co. has announced it will ..
Travel
Imagine life being a romantic Bollywood song of the 90's. All those exotic frames punched into one..
Gadgets
Yamaha Music India has launched its first Indian keyboard PSR I500 under the 'Make in India' initi..