Mahendra Singh Dhoni, fondly called 'Captain Cool' by his legion of fans for keeping his temper on and off the field, turned 35 today. Fans took to Twitter to wish their skipper a very happy birthday. Obviously, India's World Cup victory came up during the discussion once or twice. Actually quite a lot, since Dhoni was the one who ended India's 28-year long wait to bring the World Cup home by hitting the winning six against the Sri Lankan in the finals at the Wankhede Stadium in 2011.
He is regarded as one of India's most successful cricket captains.
Here are some of the tweets that paid tribute to his genius.
Dhoni Style:— Broken Cricket (@BrokenCricket) July 6, 2016
Standing aside in Team photo!
Happy Birthday Dhoni
I mistook her for Dhoni cuz she's a keeper. https://t.co/GKLypuYEFl— Abhishek Madan (@abhishekmadan) July 7, 2016
"Dhoni will be cakeless one day" ~ Yograj Singh#HappyBirthdayCaptainCool— The-Lying-Lama (@KyaUkhaadLega) July 7, 2016
Unlike others, as a rule Dhoni only eats the last piece of his birthday cake. Cos he is a finisher. Happy Birthday.— Naomi Datta (@nowme_datta) July 7, 2016
Happy Birthday Dhoni. India needs six runs in the last ball. This is the best thing you like and the best thing one can gift you.— Keh Ke Peheno (@coolfunnytshirt) July 7, 2016
MS Dhoni is the first man who was born in India but his brain was imported from Antarctica. #HappyBirthdayCaptainCool— Sagarcasm (@sagarcasm) July 7, 2016
Happy Birthday Dhoni I am from middle class family & I know how hard its to grow from middle class man to highest paid sportsman in India! 🙏— Broken Cricket (@BrokenCricket) July 6, 2016
Rest of the People- Rest in Peace— Godman Chikna (@Madan_Chikna) July 7, 2016
Mahendra Singh Dhoni - Best in Peace#HappyBirthdayCaptainCool
My favourite M.S. Dhoni clip, this no-look six.— Sahil Rizwan (@SahilRiz) July 7, 2016
"Honestly Mr. Dhoni, have a look. It was pretty good."https://t.co/mk8A72u5r3
Dhoni as a trump card.— All India Bakchod (@AllIndiaBakchod) July 7, 2016
Happy Birthday, Mahi pic.twitter.com/ADoM4nTRKJ
Thank you, Dhoni <3
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