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Captain Cool is '4-Star': Dhoni gets unique memento from Team India

PTI
Published Feb 2, 2017, 9:33 am IST
Updated Feb 2, 2017, 3:18 pm IST
Ahead of third T20 against England, Virat Kohli-led Indian team felicitated MS Dhoni for his inspirational leadership.
"Inspirational. Captain par-excellence. Thank you - #TeamIndia @msdhoni," BCCI tweeted on its official handle with a picture of the whole squad. (Photo: BCCI Twitter)
 "Inspirational. Captain par-excellence. Thank you - #TeamIndia @msdhoni," BCCI tweeted on its official handle with a picture of the whole squad. (Photo: BCCI Twitter)

Bengaluru: The Indian team, led by skipper Virat Kohli, on Wednesday felicitated former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni for his inspirational leadership and presented him with an innovative wooden plaque with four 'Silver Stars' embossed on it.

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The little private programme, including players, support staff and chairman of selectors MSK Prasad, happened at the team hotel and the cricketers also gave him a 'Thank You' note.

(Photo: Indian Cricket Team Facebook)(Photo: Indian Cricket Team Facebook)

(Photo: Indian Cricket Team Facebook)(Photo: Indian Cricket Team Facebook)

It was learnt that the stars signified four landmark achievements of Dhoni's captaincy.

The first being 2007 World T20 triumph, being No 1 in Tests in 2009, the 50-over World Cup victory in 2011 and 2013 Champions Trophy win in England.

(Photo: Indian Cricket Team Facebook)(Photo: Indian Cricket Team Facebook)

 

"Inspirational. Captain par-excellence. Thank you - #TeamIndia @msdhoni," BCCI tweeted on its official handle with a picture of the whole squad.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

The felicitation happened before the last match of T20 the series and Dhoni is next expected to be seen in India colours only during the Champions Trophy.

Since he had announced the decision to step down before the start of the series, the team, in its own sweet way, wanted to offer him a vote of thanks for his leadership.

 

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Location: India, Karnataka, Bengaluru




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