Mahendra Singh Dhoni Undergoes Successful Knee Surgery After In Mumbai, Check Full Report

Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, renowned for his exceptional leadership skills and cricketing prowess, recently underwent a successful left knee surgery in Mumbai. The surgery, performed by famous sports orthopedic surgeon Dr. Dinshaw Pardiwala, raises hopes for Dhoni’s participation in the upcoming 17th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Dhoni, who led the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to their fifth IPL title, had been playing with heavy strapping on his left knee throughout the season, affecting his mobility and batting performance. With the surgery completed, the focus now shifts to his recovery and rehabilitation, which is crucial for his potential comeback.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s knee surgery occurred Thursday at Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai. The details regarding the specific nature of the surgery are yet to be disclosed. CSK CEO Kasi Viswanathan said the surgery was successful, and Dhoni is currently in stable condition. He is expected to be discharged within the next few days, after which he will rest before commencing an extensive rehabilitation program. This timeline should give Dhoni ample time to regain his fitness and prepare for the next edition of the IPL.

“Yes, Dhoni had a successful knee surgery on Thursday at the Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai. He is doing fine, and the surgery happened in the morning. I don’t have details, and I am yet to get all the details about the nature of the surgery and other things,” CSK CEO Kasi Viswanathan confirmed to PTI.

A source close to the CSK management revealed that the surgery was a strategic move to ensure Dhoni’s availability for the next IPL season. The CSK camp is hopeful that with sufficient rehabilitation and proper rest, Dhoni will be able to participate and lead the team once again.

“He will be discharged in a day or two, and he will be resting for a few days before his extensive rehabilitation starts. It is now expected that he would have enough time to get fit to play in the next IPL,” another source close to CSK management told PTI on conditions of anonymity.

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Throughout the recently concluded IPL season, Dhoni’s left knee issue was evident as he played with heavy strapping. However, his wicket-keeping skills remained intact.

Recovery and rehabilitation will now be crucial in Dhoni’s journey back to full fitness. As an experienced player, he understands the importance of healing and gradual progress. Dhoni will work closely with the medical team and physiotherapists to ensure a systematic and effective recovery plan. His dedication to fitness and past track record of successfully returning from injuries instil confidence that he will leave no stone unturned in his quest to return to the game he loves.

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