MS Dhoni and Jharkhand Cricket Team rescued safely after major fire at their hotel in Delhi


Gursshheen Gahllen | Mar 17, 2017 17:06

 MS Dhoni and the members of the Jharkhand cricket team were safely rescued from ITC Welcome Hotel in Dwarka after a major fire today in the morning.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Former Indian Cricket Team Captain MS Dhoni, along with the members of the Jharkhand Cricket Team, was safely rescued from ITC Welcome Hotel, Sector 10, Dwarka, New Delhi, after a major fire broke out at the hotel complex today in the morning.

The team is in the country’s capital for Vijay Hazare Trophy. Team Jharkhand was supposed to play the semifinal match against Team Bengal today but as the team’s kit has been reduced down to ashes, the match has been postponed for tomorrow.

As per reports, Delhi Fire Services department received a call at around 6:30 am about the fire inside the ITC Welcome Hotel. Around 30 firemen along with the tenders were immediately sent to the spot and the fire was brought under control by 8 am. Team Jharkhand was taken to the Air force Cricket Ground, Palam where all the players were made to stay put until the fire was completely under control.

Team Jharkhand had made it to the semifinal by defeating Team Vidarbha by six wickets and by chasing a total of 159 in 50 overs.

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