Happy Birthday MS Dhoni: Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina & Others Wish Captain Cool
Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina & others lead wishes as Captain Cool MS Dhoni turns 40
Former India captain MS Dhoni is celebrating his 40th birthday on June 7. The Captain Cool of Indian Cricket team was flooded with wishes from fans and the cricket fraternity.
Virat Kohli who is in England with other members of the Test team, took to Twitter to wish the India legend. Happy birthday, skip”, wrote Kohli and shared a picture from the 2011 World Cup final where he is seen with Dhoni.
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) July 7, 2021
Suresh Raina, who announced his retirement from international cricket on the same day as Dhoni did, tweeted a photo montage of the duo.
Wishing you a very happy birthday @msdhoni You have been a friend, brother & a mentor to me, all one could ever ask for. May God bless you with good health & long life! Thank you for being an iconic player & a great leader.#HappyBirthdayDhoni ❤️🙌 pic.twitter.com/qeLExrMonJ
— Suresh Raina🇮🇳 (@ImRaina) July 6, 2021
International Cricket Council (ICC) paid tribute to Dhoni with a video that shows a few of his best captaincy moments and performance with the bat.
There’s a reason they call him Captain Cool 😎
— ICC (@ICC) July 7, 2021
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) also posted a video compilation of birthday wishes from teammates including Sam Curran, Ravindra Jadeja, Imran Tahir, Suresh Raina, Deepak Chahar and others.
— Chennai Super Kings – Mask P😷du Whistle P🥳du! (@ChennaiIPL) July 6, 2021
Virendra Sehwag too wished MS Dhoni.
Mahendra – meaning Lord of the Sky.
Certainly pleased the skies with his big hitting when he bust onto the scene and then by earning the love of so many people on earth pleased the earth as well. Once in a generation player , #HappyBirthdayMSDhoni pic.twitter.com/COuu9X2s6L
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) July 7, 2021
India pacer Ishant Sharma also wished Dhoni by posting an image with the former skipper.
Mahi Bhai wishing you a very Happy Birthday!! A great friend in a captain!🙌
— Ishant Sharma (@ImIshant) July 6, 2021
Hardik Pandya wished his greatest friend,
— hardik pandya (@hardikpandya7) July 6, 2021
MS Dhoni made his international debut in December 2004 against Bangladesh. Dhoni played 350 One-Day Internationals, 90 Tests and 98 Twenty20 Internationals for India.