A lot has been said about the retirement of legendary Indian cricketer MS Dhoni. The former Indian skipper said goodbye to international cricket in 2020 but continues to lead Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Despite his age, one cannot raise too many questions about his fitness levels and his performances have been consistent as well. MS Dhoni led CSK to their fifth IPL trophy last year and will enter IPL 2024 as captain of the defending champions.
Role of MS Dhoni in Indian Army
Former Indian Skipper MS Dhoni holds the honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Territorial Army Unit of the Parachute Regiment (106 Para TA Battalion). In 2011, the Indian Army awarded Dhoni a prestigious award, following which he became a qualified paratrooper in 2015.
In 2019, MS Dhoni served in Kashmir and handled patrolling, guarding and postal service duties for about 15 days. “Lieutenant Colonel (Honorary) MS Dhoni is heading to 106 Regional Army Battalion (Para) for his presence with the battalion from July 31 to August 15, 2019,” the statement read.
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Published: 22 December 2023 05:54 PM IST