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IN People ON 16 Mar, 2016
MS Dhoni is one of the most popular Indian cricketers of present day all over the world. He has gathered a lot of fans, thanks to his spectacular talent in the sport, and because of the wonderful person he is. And when you have fans, you can expect them to look at you very closely - observe you. Dhoni too has been observed by his fans, and one startling observation is his habit of collecting a stump after every victory. This has led to many wondering about the reason, but now, all speculations can come to rest, as he has revealed the reason himself.
MS Dhoni is one of the most popular Indian cricketers, having countless fans all over the world.
He's a great sportsman and an amazing personality.
His fans have noted his peculiar ritual of collecting stumps after every victory, which has led to a lot of speculation among the masses.
There are many interesting fan-theories as to why Dhoni collects stumps. And one of the most interesting theories says that he being a zodiac Cancer makes him a hoarder.
Strangely, this 'hoarder' theory kind of explained his fetish of collecting stumps for a long time - until now, because Dhoni has himself revealed the true reason.
In an interview with BCCI.Tv, Dhoni said that he collects stumps as a sort of memorabilia from victorious matches. He goes ahead to call this collection of stumps his 'retirement plan!'
"That's my retirement plan. The good thing is that I do collect a lot of stumps but the bad one is I don't put a mark as to which match they were from. So, after I retire I'll watch the videos of all my matches, look closely at the sponsors logos on the stumps and figure out which match a stump belongs to. It will be my post-cricket pass time!" he said. That we didn't expect, did we?