MS Dhoni turns 41: Captain cool celebrates his birthday with wife Sakshi in UK, Rishabh Pant joins the party


Happy Birthday MS Dhoni: Rishabh Pant joined the celebrations as MS Dhoni celebrated his 41st birthday with friends and family in the United Kingdom

Happy Birthday MS Dhoni: Wife Sakshi gives sneak peek inside MSD's 41st B'day celebration (Sakshi Singh Dhoni Instagram0

Happy Birthday MS Dhoni: Wife Sakshi gives sneak peek inside MSD’s 41st B’day celebration (Sakshi Singh Dhoni Instagram)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • MS Dhoni is celebrating his 41st birthday on Thursday
  • Dhoni celebrated his birthday with wife Sakshi and friends in United Kingdom
  • Rishabh Pant was also spotted in Dhoni’s mini-birthday bash

MS Dhoni’s birthday celebrations began early on Thursday as the Indian legend celebrated the special day with his family and friends in the United Kingdom. Dhoni took time to celebrate his birthday with his wife Sakshi, daughter Ziva and a close circle of friends.

Sakshi shared the midnight birthday celebrations of Dhoni’s 41st birthday. MS Dhoni could be seen cutting the cake in the presence of his family and friends. Meanwhile, Indian star Rishabh Pant was also spotted at the celebrations. Pant is also in the United Kingdom currently with the Indian team as they are engaged in an all-format series against the hosts. Sakshi also shared the picture of MS Dhoni with all his friends in which Pant can be seen.

While Dhoni is celebrating his birthday away from all the spotlight, it’s a showy affair on social media, which is abuzz with #HappyBirthdayMSDhoni posts. His former teammates and the current ones sent out late-night tweets, wishing him on a special day.

MS Dhoni’s cool demeanour and poker face in tough, pressure situations became part of cricketing folklore.

Dhoni used his cricketing wits and smarts to help India win the 2011 ODI World Cup, 2007 T20 World Cup and Champions Trophy. No other man has captained his country to victory in all 3 ICC tournaments.

A small-town boy from Ranchi developed himself to become the best captain and wicketkeeper in the world. It was Dhoni’s cool and composed nature that made him an icon of India’s youth.

A surprise choice for the captaincy in 2007, MS Dhoni-led India in 200 ODIs, of which India won 110 matches. At home, he captained the team to 43 wins out of 73 matches. Till now, MS Dhoni has represented India in 90 Tests, 348 ODIs and 98 T20Is. He has scored more than 10,000 ODI runs, and near about 5,000 runs in Test cricket.

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