Over nine years were spent as the Indian cricket team’s captain by MS Dhoni.
On Friday, January 26, the entire country will celebrate India’s 75th Republic Day. The cricket community also expressed their best wishes on this historic day honoring the extraordinary work of those who drafted the Indian constitution.
The wife of renowned Indian skipper MS Dhoni, Sakshi, also sent greetings to the nation by sharing a video of Dhoni with the tricolour flying in the backdrop. As fans reminisce about Dhoni’s enormous contribution to cricket, the clip has quickly gained popularity on social media. Under his command, India won three ICC titles in addition to numerous other trophies.
Notably, in 2011 the Indian Territorial Army bestowed onto Dhoni, who holds a particular place in his heart for the Indian army, the honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel. The 2011 World Cup champion even performed regimental duty in July 2019, spending approximately 15 days in Jammu and Kashmir patrolling, protecting, and performing post duty.
The Ranchi-born cricket player had an incredibly successful career on the field, winning four trophies for the Indian team in the six years that he captained them because to his “Midas Touch.” Dhoni got the 2010 ICC Test MVP award for taking India to the top of the ICC Test rankings after he first guided the team to a historic victory in the inaugural 2007 T20 World Cup in South Africa.
In IPL history, Dhoni is tied for the most successful captain.
In the 2011 World Cup final against Sri Lanka, the wicketkeeper-batter helped India win by playing a captain’s knock (91* off 79), thus ending the country’s 28-year wait for a World Cup trophy. In 2013, Dhoni capped off his remarkable career by leading a youthful Indian team to victory in the ICC Champions Trophy.
Along with his accomplishments on the international stage, Dhoni has the record for being the joint-most successful captain in IPL history, having won five titles. It is anticipated that he would participate in his final IPL season in the 2024 edition.