July 07 : Former India’s captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni celebrates his 39th birthday today. One of the most successful captains of the Indian cricket team, Dhoni holds great stature and is fondly known as ‘Captain Cool’ by his fans, who are waiting for his comeback on the cricket field.
The wicketkeeper-batsman’s wife Sakshi Singh Dhoni took to her Instagram handle and shared a bunch of pictures along with a sweet note and made hubby’s special day memorable. “Marking the date you were born, another year older, greyed a bit more, become smarter and sweeter. (Literally) You are a man who will not be moved by all the sweet wishes and gifts. Let’s celebrate another year of your life by cutting a cake and blowing the candles! Happy Birthday, Husband!!” Sakshi wrote.
Several members of the Indian cricket fraternity, including the current captain Virat Kohli wished Dhoni on his special day. Virat took to his Instagram handle and wished him good health and happiness.
In his cricket career, Dhoni led India to 2007 T20I World Cup, 2011 ODI World Cup and 2013 Champions Trophy. He is the first captain to win all three ICC tournaments. The current India’s coach Ravi Shastri also took to Twitter and wrote, “Happy Birthday Youngster! Have an absolute blast Legend.”