Colombo: Former Team India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who is currently playing his 300th ODI, was on Thursday feliciated by Virat Kohli and co before the start of the fourth ODI against Sri Lanka here.
With this feat, the Jharkhand batsman has joined the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Kumar Sangakkara, Rahul Dravid among others to have played 300 one day internationals or more.
On presenting the memento, captain Kohli congratulated Dhoni and wished him all the best. “90 percent of us started our careers under you. It is our honour to present you this memento. You will always be our captain,” Kohli said.
Kohli had also spoken about the ‘finisher’ Dhoni during the toss. “He's (Dhoni) been a legend of the game. We know the importance of him in our cricketing careers. We all respect him, we all love him,” he said.
MS Dhoni has had a successful international career, leading his team for more than 330 matches across all formats, and winning all three titles as captain (ICC World Cup, ICC Champions Trophy and ICC World T20).
India are currently playing the fourth ODI against Sri Lanka here. The ongoing match will be followed by the fifth ODI on September 3 and the one-off T20 on September 6....