AFP
AFP

It s a fact that every cricketer starts playing cricket from school days and school coaches, who are also their first coach plays a very crucial role in a player s life. Similarly, Indian captain MS Dhoni s first coach Keshav Banerjee, who handpicked him during the cricketer s school days while he was doing goalkeeping practice. Had his coach not spotted him, then India would have probably never seen this extra ordinary cricketer in action on the field. With the release of Dhoni s biopic MS Dhoni: The Untold Story, his coach recently expressed his views on his student in a brief chat with Quint. According to Banerjee, Dhoni carries disciplined and calm approach. Talking about his nature, he said that Dhoni has a motivating nature as he always does that to his teammates, even if someone drops a catch or misfields. Banerjee further added about the moment when he realised his potential of becoming a great player and said that he saw a glimpse in him during inter-school tournaments. He also talks about when Dhoni comes back to school by saying that, When he comes back to his school he doesn t talk about cricket. Dhoni talks about the other sports activities in the school, when he came here last time he spoke to us about the school s multi-purpose hall. Dhoni said he will help the school to extend the hall. Banerjee continues the same job of coaching players in Dhoni s school and is now a renowned coach in Ranchi. One can expect him to become more popular after the release of Dhoni s biopic.