Ziva narrates how ‘papa’ MS Dhoni helped save injured bird at their residence

MS Dhoni’s daughter Ziva on Tuesday revealed her ‘papa’ and ‘mumma’ saved an injured bird that was ‘lying unconscious’ at their Ranchi residence.

Ziva took to social media to narrate how she had stumbled upon the injured bird on the lawn and how she alerted her father, MS Dhoni and mother Sakshi who then helped the bird fly again.

Ziva said she spotted a Coppersmith ‘lying unconscious’ and that MS Dhoni fed the bird with water.

Ziva, in her heartwarming post, also shared photos of Dhoni holding the bird which had regained consciousness. Ziva also said she wanted the bird to stay but it flew away after recovering.

“Today in the evening on my lawn I saw a bird lying unconscious. I shouted for papa and mumma. Papa held the bird in his hand and made her have some water. After some time it opened its eyes. All of us were very happy,” Ziva wrote as caption.

“We placed her in a basket on top of some leaves. Mumma told me it is Crimson-breasted Barbet and is also called Coppersmith.

“What a pretty, pretty little bird.

Then suddenly it flew off. I wanted it to stay, but mumma told me she had gone to her mom.
I am sure I will see her again!”

MS Dhoni is making the most of his time in lockdown. The India skipper has had the opportunity to spend a lot of time with his family and friends as the forced break due to the Covid-19 pandemic came just before he was set to return from his sabbatical.

From driving tractors to taking Ziva on indoor bike rides, MS Dhoni has been able to stay away from the spotlight despite speculations being rife about his international career.

Only recently, MS Dhoni and Ziva were spotted riding a bike even as thunder and lightning was on in the background at their Ranchi farmhouse. Dhoni made Ziva sit on the fuel tank as the father-daughter duo enjoyed a rainy evening.

Dhoni has not played international cricket since the World Cup in 2019. Even as speculations are rife about his future in the sport, the World Cup-winning former captain has maintained a low=profile, keeping mum about his plans.

Sakshi shed light on why MS Dhoni has shied away from being active on social media and talking about the crisis situation during the Covid-19 pandemic.

“Mahi won’t come and talk on Insta live. He has had pressure to post videos on Coronavirus and all but he hasn’t because if your PM has said something, you jolly well follow it. And nobody is bigger than your PM right now in the country. This is the reason why he hasn’t come and stated anything on social media,” Sakshi said.