From current Team India skipper Virat Kohli to Mr IPL Suresh Raina, the Indian cricket fraternity united to wish ‘Captain Cool’ MS Dhoni as he turned 39 on Tuesday (July 07).
Dhoni has led India to a lot of memorable victories, including the 2007 T20 World Cup, 2011 ODI World Cup, 2013 ICC Champions Trophy and the 2008 CB series victory. MSD has captained the Indian cricket team in 332 international matches, winning 178 games.
The “Ice-Cool” Dhoni, who is regarded as one of the best wicket-keepers in the world, was showered with birthday wishes by his fans and admirers on social media from last evening itself.
“Happy b’day Mahi bhai. Wish you good health and happiness always. God bless you,” tweeted Virat.
Happy b'day Mahi bhai. Wish you good health and happiness always. God bless you 🙏😃 pic.twitter.com/i9zR4Zb5A3
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) July 7, 2020
Raina, who shares a special bond with Dhoni, called Mahi his ‘favourite human’ while wishing him a very happy birthday.
“Here’s wishing a very Happy Birthday @msdhoni! 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,” he captioned his video post.
Here's wishing a very Happy Birthday @msdhoni 🇮🇳✅☝️! 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 🤘🤗 pic.twitter.com/72eoMM7qwg
— Suresh Raina🇮🇳 (@ImRaina) July 6, 2020
Here’s how other former and current Indian cricketers wished MS Dhoni on his 39th birthday:
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. #HappyBirthdayDhoni pic.twitter.com/T9Bj7G32BI
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) July 7, 2020
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) July 7, 2020
Wish you a very happy birthday Dhoni bhai.
Have a good one! 😊@msdhoni
— Ajinkya Rahane (@ajinkyarahane88) July 7, 2020
— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) July 7, 2020
— Ravi Shastri (@RaviShastriOfc) July 7, 2020
“Inspiration to his Army and Decimation to the Army beyond the Enemy lines”
— Ashwin (During Covid 19)🇮🇳 (@ashwinravi99) July 7, 2020
May you always jump in joy! As a friend, colleague, team mate and captain, you always have stood out for your patience. Keep smiling mate, always!#HBDDhoni #MSDhonibirthday #mahendrasinghdhoni #HappyBirthdayMahi 🎂 pic.twitter.com/SEfwVdBVbr
— R P Singh रुद्र प्रताप सिंह (@rpsingh) July 7, 2020
— Pragyan Ojha (@pragyanojha) July 7, 2020
Happy birthday to @msdhoni ..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 nd team..#Respect #india #cricket #love pic.twitter.com/tkSkMDskaU
— Sreesanth (@sreesanth36) July 7, 2020
Wishing the best for you on this special occasion! pic.twitter.com/7PItnRicWn
— Ishant Sharma (@ImIshant) July 7, 2020
Happy bday to a legend, an inspiration to me and many more. Have a good one Mahi bhai 🎂🤗 pic.twitter.com/ozEZBYjn9r
— Yuzvendra Chahal (@yuzi_chahal) July 7, 2020
— Umesh Yaadav (@y_umesh) July 7, 2020
— Shreyas Iyer (@ShreyasIyer15) July 7, 2020
— Krunal Pandya (@krunalpandya24) July 7, 2020
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. ❤️💯 pic.twitter.com/BZ1Za759FM
— Kuldeep yadav (@imkuldeep18) July 6, 2020
— Veda Krishnamurthy (@vedakmurthy08) July 7, 2020
Happy birthday @msdhoni sir. Thank you for giving us so many great memories which we can cherish for the rest of our lives. Have a great day & fabulous year ahead. God bless. 🎂🥳🎉🎈#HappyBirthdayDhoni pic.twitter.com/V5SBQa1WY9
— Harmanpreet Kaur (@ImHarmanpreet) July 7, 2020
Top class keeper. The best finisher this game has seen. Above all, a captain who led from the front & through his own conduct gave his team a deep rooted confidence that they could win on the big night. A true Indian great!
Happy Birthday Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
— Sanjay Manjrekar (@sanjaymanjrekar) July 7, 2020
— Dhawal Kulkarni (@dhawal_kulkarni) July 7, 2020
I will fall shorts of adjectives and words if I begin writing for this man. So here's a plain simple wish. Happy Birthday Mahi Bhai. Keep smiling and continue being the calming influence that you are 🙏 @msdhoni#HappyBirthdayMSD pic.twitter.com/Xoph3EtC53
— Siddharth Kaul (@Sidda79_KauL) July 7, 2020