New Delhi: The Indian cricket fraternity took to social media to increase birthday wishes for former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni who turned 39 on Tuesday.
Regarded as some of the profitable Indian captains of all time, Dhoni has been on a sabbatical ever because the semi-finals of the 2019 World Cup the place India misplaced to New Zealand.
It’s been nearly an yr that he has been away from the cricket discipline, but conversations about his return or future retirement have by no means died out within the time since and he nonetheless stays some of the talked about cricketers within the current period.
Dhoni is the one worldwide captain to have gained an ICC 50-over World Cup, T20 World Cup and Champions Trophy. He even led India to the primary rating in each Test and ODI codecs.
“I don’t think anyone will ever be as good as him.”
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Several members of the Indian cricket fraternity took to Twitter to want Dhoni on his special occasion.
“Happy b’day Mahi bhai. Wish you good health and happiness always. God bless you,” tweeted Indian captain Virat Kohli.
Indian restricted overs vice captain Rohit Sharma tweeted a photograph of him and Dhoni having an power drink with the caption, “Cooling off with Mr Cool. Happy birthday MS Dhoni.”
“Happy Birthday Youngster! Have an absolute blast Legend mahendrasinghdhoni #MSDhonibirthday #HBDDhoni #Dhoni,” Indian coach Ravi Shastri tweeted.
“Wish you a very happy birthday Dhoni bhai. Have a good one! MS Dhoni,” tweeted Test vice captain Ajinkya Rahane.
“Happy bday to a legend, an inspiration to me and many more. Have a good one Mahi bhai,” tweeted spinner Yuzvendra Chahal.
“Happy birthday Mahi bhai. I hope you have a wonderful and a fantastic day. Thank you for being such an amazing human being. God bless you,” stated Kuldeep Yadav.
“Happy birthday to my Bittu from your Chittu. My friend who has taught me to be a better human being and stood by me in bad times MS Dhoni,” India all-rounder Hardik Pandya wrote on Twitter.
“Happy birthday to MS Dhoni…a true leader who led from front, a true brother who stands for his real brothers. A true fighter till the last ball in play. Thanks a lot brother for such great moments with me…loved every advise given to me and team,” S Sreesanth stated.
“Many more happy returns of the day to a man whose composure and patience continues to be an inspiration,” wrote VVS Laxman.
Virender Sehwag tweeted: “Once in a generation, a player comes and a nation connects with him, think of him as a member of their family, kuch bahut apna sa lagta hai. Happy Birthday to a man who is the world (Dhoni-ya) for his many admirers.”
“Here’s wishing a very Happy Birthday MS Dhoni to one of my favorite human, brother & a leader I could ever ask for! The man who has always played with his mind and heart. Thank you for all the inspiration Dhoni Bhai,” tweeted Suresh Raina.
“Wishing one of India’s greatest captain and my inspiration MS Dhoni, a very happy birthday!” tweeted Indian all rounder Deepti Sharma.
“Anhoni ko honi kar de, honi ko anhoni Ek jagah jab jama hon teeno Mahendra Singh Dhoni May God bless you and have a wonderful year ahead @msdhoni #HappyBirthdayDhoni,” tweeted former India batsman Vinod Kambli.
BCCI additionally paid a tribute to the former Indian captain by sharing a montage of the monstrous sixes which he smashed all through his profession.
Dhoni, who made his debut in 2004 in opposition to Bangladesh, has been a outstanding servant of the Indian cricket. The 39-year-old has been a significant cog for Indian cricket ever since he made his entry into worldwide cricket. Be it his good glove work or his skillful batting, Dhoni has contributed in each means attainable for taking the Men in Blue to the top of the game.
He has thus far performed 90 Tests, 350 ODIs and 98 T20Is for India, amassing over 17,000 worldwide runs.
Speculations about his retirement from all types of worldwide cricket have been going ever because the 2019 World Cup. But Dhoni has nonetheless not made any such announcement.