Cricket captain Dhoni visits village near Suntikoppa
Cricket fever of a different kind swept across the remote Nakoor village near Suntikoppa in Kodagu during the week-end as Indian Cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni landed up there to visit fellow cricketer Robin Uthappa.
Dhoni, who was moving around without his Z Plus security was accompanied by world billiards champion Pankaj Advani.
As the news spread, hordes of villagers and youth descended to have a glimpse of the star cricketers, some with their bats to take autographs. Dhoni declined to interact with the media as it was a private visit.
Playing host were Robin’s father Ayyuda Venu Uthappa, international hocket umpire, and mother Rozy. Dhoni offered prayers at the local Eshwara temple.