Fan says MS Dhoni faster than Usain Bolt, gets trolled by Mahela Jayawardene

first_imgMahela Jayawardene, in a career spanning 17 years, etched his name as one of Sri Lanka’s finest batsmen and one of their most inspirational captains.But not many are aware that there’s a witty side to Jayawardene. That was left for an overzealous MS Dhoni fan to discover.Jayawardene, like millions around the world, paid a tribute to sprint king Usain Bolt, who had to settle for bronze in the last 100m race of his career.Bolt, who finished third in a time of 9.95, accepted with class both the result, and the fact that, at 30, he probably is picking the perfect time to retire. “I did it for the fans,” he said after collecting a bronze to go with his three world golds at 100 meters. “They wanted me to go for one more season. I came out and did the best I could.AP PhotoThe Jamaican won widespread respect and love for his grace despite an obvious heartbreak. Jayawardene, one of the most respected cricketers in the fraternity, was also bowled over by Bolt’s charm.Respect @usainbolt ?????????- Mahela Jayawardena (@MahelaJay) August 5, 2017However, an Indian supporter replied “Also respect to @msdhoni who is more faster than bolt”Jayawardene was quick to pounce on the unsuspecting man with a funny riposte.Was Dhoni on his bike? ??? Mahela Jayawardena (@MahelaJay) August 7, 2017Dhoni’s love for bikes is well known and he continues to be an avid rider despite the demands of international cricket.Jayawardene was at the receiving end of a Dhoni special in the 2011 World Cup final at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium. The Sri Lankan legend had scored a fine hundred but it was eclipsed by Dhoni’s unbeaten 91 as India chased down a stiff target to lift the Cup for the second time in history.advertisement(With inputs from AP)last_img

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