Former Indian skipper, MS Dhoni celebrated his 38th birthday and soon wishes started pouring in from all around the world for India’s 2011 World Cup-winning skipper. Former India opener Virender Sehwag has always been known for coming up with a thoughtful tweet, mentioning number seven – the date and month of MS Dhoni’s birth and his jersey number.
In his congratulatory tweet, Sehwag wrote: “Seven continents in the world, seven days in a week, seven colors in a rainbow, seven basic musical notes, seven chakras in a human being, seven pheras in marriage, seven wonders of the world, the seventh day of the seventh month — birthday of a wonder of the cricketing world. Happy Birthday Dhoni. May God Bless You”.
7 continents in the World
7 days in a week
7 colours in a rainbow
7 basic musical notes
7 chakras in a human being
7 pheras in a marriage
7 wonders of the world
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) July 7, 2019
The International Cricket Council (ICC) thanked Dhoni for a “lifetime of memories”. They tweeted: “One man, a billion emotions, a lifetime of memories, Happy Birthday, MS Dhoni”.
A billion emotions
A lifetime of memories
— ICC (@ICC) July 7, 2019
Dhoni became the first skipper to lead the men in blue at ICC World T20 in 2007, ICC Cricket World Cup in 2011 and ICC Champions Trophy in 2013. He is currently plying his trade for India in England and Wales in the ongoing ICC World Cup. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) shared four pictures of the former India skipper from each edition of the World Cup and asked fans their favorite one.
BCCI tweeted: “Four World Cups, four different looks, which one do you like the most? Take a pick. Happy Birthday Dhoni”.
— BCCI (@BCCI) July 6, 2019
All-rounder Hardik Pandya called MS his “biggest role model” and tweeted a video of imitating the wicketkeeper-batsman’s signature helicopter shot. He tweeted: “Happy birthday Mahi bhai! Every day spent with you is a chance to learn and grow. Thank you for being one of the biggest role models in my life.”
Happy birthday Mahi bhai! Everyday spent with you is a chance to learn and grow. Thank you for being one of the biggest role models in my life ❤️🚁 #HappyBirthdayDhoni @msdhoni pic.twitter.com/JUsEMkZYOK
— hardik pandya (@hardikpandya7) July 7, 2019
Happy birthday mahi bhai @msdhoni. Very few people understand the meaning of trust and respect and I'm glad to have had the friendship I have with you for so many years. You've been a big brother to all of us and as I said before, you will always be my captain 🙂 pic.twitter.com/Wxsf5fvH2m
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) July 7, 2019
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) July 7, 2019
— IamKedar (@JadhavKedar) July 7, 2019
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) July 7, 2019
First played together in Bangladesh in 2004 & shortly saw him announce his arrival against Pak at Vizag when he scored 148, hasn’t looked back since and the legend of MS Dhoni has only grown by the year. Wishing a once in a lifetime player and captain , #HappyBirthdayDhoni pic.twitter.com/nlPGj1Xord
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) July 7, 2019
— Ashwin Ravichandran (@ashwinravi99) July 7, 2019
— Ajinkya Rahane (@ajinkyarahane88) July 7, 2019
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) July 7, 2019
— Rishabh Pant (@RishabPant777) July 7, 2019
Dhoni was seen celebrating his birthday with wife Sakshi and daughter Ziva, along with some of his India teammates on Sunday.
All-rounders Kedar Jadhav and Hardik Pandya were spotted in pictures, celebrating MS Dhoni’s birthday after India’s seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka at Headingley in Leeds on Saturday.