MS Dhoni reached the polling station less than 24 hours after leading Chennai Super Kings in an IPL game against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in Mohali. @PTI

Iconic cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni took time out of his hectic Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 schedule to cast his vote alongside his family, in Ranchi on Monday.

Dhoni reached the polling station less than 24 hours after leading Chennai Super Kings in an IPL game against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in Mohali.

After casting his vote, Dhoni also put up a short video on social media with daughter Ziva, who told his father’s legion of fans to “go and vote just like Mumma and Papa did”.

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On Tuesday in Chennai, he will lead CSK against Mumbai Indians in Qualifier 1 of the IPL.