The officials and players of the Indian Premier League franchises have started departing for the UAE for the remainder of the IPL 2021, which is set to start from September 19. The second phase will kick off with the blockbuster clash between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians.
With this, the broadcasters are also doing everything they can to pique the interest of the competition’s supporters. Star Sports, the official broadcaster of the IPL has launched an official promo with the CSK captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni to promote phase 2 of IPL 2021.
In the new promo, Dhoni, with his gold-dyed hair, goes around a residential complex announcing the second leg of the IPL 2021. The CSK’s captain can be seen in Rockstar avatar with the Bollywood movie tagline – ‘Picture Abhi Baki Hai’.
In the promo, Dhoni can be seen highlighting the unique attractions of the IPL like his helicopter shot, super overs, and much more. The advertisement perfectly portraits what a fan goes through while watching an IPL fixture. The drama, the suspense, and the climax – the marquee Indian domestic league has it all.
Witnessing Dhoni’s amazing acting skills in the promo, many fans have jokingly reckoned on social media that the wicketkeeper-batsman should try his luck in acting after he is done with his cricketing career.
“VIVOIPL 2021 is BACK and ready to hit your screens once more! Time to find out how this blockbuster season concludes, ‘coz #AsliPictureAbhiBaakiHai!” reads the description on the video released by the IPL’s official Instagram account.
This video has already received over 6,00,000 views on Instagram and over 90K views on Twitter.