MS Dhoni accepts the Padma Bhushan in his Army Uniform

By | April 3, 2018

MS Dhoni accepts the Padma Bhushan award on Monday alongside Pankaj Advani for their contribution to Indian sport. One of the main attraction of the even was Dhoni in his army uniform marching towards to the president Ram Nath Kovind in army manner to accept his award.

Dhoni is an honorary member of Indian army he surly dressed and act like one. The Indian Territorial Army had conferred the honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel to Dhoni on November 1, 2011, just after the world cup wins in 2011. On Monday it was actually the 7-year anniversary of second world cup win and the Padma Bhushan just added much more happiness to that epic win.

ANI has posted the video of Pankaj Advani and MS Dhoni receiving Award. Pankaj Advani is one of the best snooker and Billiards players in the world and he dominated that arena for years. Just like MS Dhoni and his team dominate the Cricketing world for years.

We can also see his wife Sakshi Dhoni in the video, and we can certainly see the proud and happiness on his face. When it was MS Dhoni’s turn to Accept the award from President Ram Nath Kovind, he stood up and march like a professional Army personnel. He turned 90 degrees and set his foot on the ground again and salute the president who is also army chief and the first citizen of India. its a custom in the army to salute president and Dhoni does the same.

dhoni receiving padma bhushan

dhoni receiving padma bhushan

MS Dhoni’s contribution to Indian cricket is unmissable as he was the rock which stood between Indian team and defeat. He single handed won dozens of matches and under his captaincy, Indian created team was undefeated and ranked 1st in ODI, TEST, and T20.

His career state is stunning and it speaks for itself. He never played to make a score but only to win the match for the country. He has given up so many chances to make records just because he was too focused to win. Who would have thought the person who gets run out in his debut match become the best person to score running between the wicket. He is known to steal runs under the nose of players and bowlers when he batted.

He has played 318 ODI and scored 9967 runs in the strike rate of 88.4 and in T20 he has scored 1444 runs in 89 matches with a whopping strike rate of 126. He doesn’t have much of records while playing in any format because of his batting position. But under his captaincy, Indian cricket team has won the T20 world cup and World cup of 2011, which was the most memorable when he hits the six to win the game. It was known to be one of the best moment in the history of Indian cricket.

Apart from recent Padma Bhushan, Dhoni has won many awards including the ICC ODI Player of the Year award in 2008 and 2009 (the first player to win the award twice), the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award in 2007 and the Padma Shri, India’s fourth highest civilian honor in 2009.

Dhoni was trending on Twitter after he march like a military man and it was shared thousands of time. We hope this article would help you know more about Dhoni accept the Padma Bhushan and his Army walk.

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