Drogba's favourite cricketer is Dhoni

Apr 21, 2012, 16:02 IST | PTI

Indian skipper MS Dhoni has an admirer in Chelsea forward Didier Drogba.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni has a fan in star Chelsea footballer Didier Drogba, who says of all the cricketers, he likes the Indian skipper the most.

Star international footballers Drogba, Frank Lampard and Fernando Torres will feature in a soon-to-be-aired advertisement along with Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Virat Kohli and Harbhajan Singh.

Drogba, Dhoni
Drogba is a fan of Dhoni (inset).

In that advertisement, Drogba says, "I like Dhoni. Few games I have been watching of his, he is brilliant. He has been fantastic."

In the ad, the cricketers challenge the footballers to a game of cricket, while the footballers show them how to play cricket - football style.

"Playing football in cricket style, thats a very new thing for us," Lampard said while Torres said, "Playing soccer in cricket style was real fun."

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