MS Dhoni is a celebrity – even in the army!!


The former Indian Captain and legendary wicketkeeper-batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni who took a two-months leave from Cricket has joined his regiment the 106 Territorial Army Battalion (Para) in Kashmir and now will be seen patrolling the borders. The 38-year old Indian Veteran cricketer started his duty in Kashmir on Tuesday. A picture of MS Dhoni signing the bat in Army uniform has gone viral on social media. Lieutenant Colonel Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been deployed in the South Kashmir region as a part of Victor Force and is expected to be with the regiment until Independence day.

The Army officials also confirmed that Lt.Col MS Dhoni arrived on Tuesday and has joined his unit in south Kashmir.

The Army Chief General Bipin Rawat had said that Mahendra Singh Dhoni had completed his training and expressed faith that he would perform all his duties.

“When a citizen of India wants to don the military uniform then he has to be prepared to fulfill the task for which the uniform has been assigned to him. MS Dhoni has carried out his basic training and we know that he will be able to accomplish the task,” Rawat had said.