They say that wedding matches are made in heaven and then some couples are proving it right. Yes, we are talking about Former Indian Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his wife Sakshi Singh Dhoni.
Our beloved Captain Cool conquered the entire world with his brilliant captaincy and power pack performances but he got clean bowled by the gorgeous lady, Sakshi.
MSD is not just a legendary cricketer but a devoted family man as well. His beautiful wife Sakshi Dhoni and their little adorable Cutie Pie, Ziva is immensely loved by MSDians. As charismatic and magical as MSD is how can we not expect his love story to be classic and iconic.
All of us might have seen the love story of MS Dhoni and Sakshi in his biopic, MS Dhoni: The Untold Story and got to know some parts of his love story but there are still some hidden facts about them, which you might not be aware of.
So, on the occasion of MS Dhoni and Sakshi’s 11th Wedding Anniversary, we present you the complete details of the love story of one of the cutest couples of the cricketing world.
1. Childhood Friends
MS Dhoni and Sakshi Dhoni knew each other since childhood as their father worked in Ranchi’s MECON and we’re family friends. Sakshi and Dhoni even went to the same school DAV Shyamali in Ranchi. But Sakshi’s family shifted to Dehradun while she was a kid as her father got transferred. The two lost touch for years but fate had something else in store.
2. How did Sakshi and Dhoni meet again?
Dhoni and Sakshi almost met after a decade in Kolkata. The meeting happened when Team India was staying in Taj Bengal, Kolkata, and Sakshi being a student of hotel management before marriage was interning with Taj Bengal, Kolkata. On her last day of internship, she was introduced to MS Dhoni by his manager, Yudhajit Dutt. MS Dhoni was completely clean bowled by her beauty and asked Dutta for her number, and texted her.
3. Dhoni and Sakshi’s Love Story
When Sakshi got a text from Dhoni, she first thought it was a prank and did not pay attention to it. Later she got convinced that it was the heartthrob of the nation texting her. Mahi tried his best to be friends with her and finally managed to make Sakshi fall for him and both of them started dating in March 2008.
Sakshi even attended his birthday party in 2008 and because Dhoni couldn’t spend much time with her during the party,so Captain Cool dropped her home to spend some quality time with her. Well, little things count in a relationship and it seems our loveable captain knew it very well.
4. Dhoni and Sakshi’s Wedding
Dhoni and Sakshi got engaged in a private ceremony in Dehradun on July 4 in 2010. Dhoni and Sakshi’s Wedding took the whole country by surprise as no one knew about Sakshi Rawat before she tied the knot to India’s most eligible bachelor. All the details of the wedding were kept under wraps and it was a hush-hush affair.
5. MS Dhoni’s life after marriage
Call it lady luck or just mere coincidence but Sakshi’s arrival in MS Dhoni brought him immense success. MS Dhoni became India’s second captain to lift the One- Day World Cup in 2011 and his performance as a player reached sky-high.
6. Embracing parenthood
Sakshi and Dhoni became parents to a beautiful girl named Ziva in February 2015. MS Dhoni became daddy cool on February 6, 2015, while he was ‘National Duty’, Playing ODI World Cup in Australia. Dhoni had chosen his captaincy duties ahead of fatherly duties, for which he shall be remembered forever.
7. Couple Goals
From supporting his wife to tying lace of her footwear in public , Dhoni has proved that he is the coolest husband. While Sakshi too understands and knows him that she is Dhoni’s third priority after his country and his parents. Sakshi has also inked Dhoni’s nickname Mahi below her left ear.
On their wedding anniversary, NLC Wishes the Beautiful Couple a happy life ahead.