Indian legend Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s love for armed forces isn’t a new thing. The wicket-keeper batsman has always maintained that he’d join the army after bidding farewell to cricket. Recently, the former captain took some break from his trade and joined Indian Army’s Parachute Regiment in Bangalore. This two-month involvement will witness the Ranchi born doing guard and post duties with his battalion in Kashmir.
Seeing Dhoni’s involvement in armed forces of the country inspired and thrilled West Indian pacer Sheldon Cottrell who himself happens to be a soldier of Jamaican Defence Force. The 29-year old player who recently participated and impressed in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 tournament took to Twitter to salute Dhoni’s love for India.
Cottrell went on to call Dhoni an inspiration as he opined that the Indian veteran believes in giving his all to his country. The Jamaica born paid his respect to 38-year old cricketer by also sharing the video of Dhoni receiving he Padma Bhushan which is known as India’s third-highest civilian award.