Ranchi: Former Team India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni turned 39 on Tuesday.
It was on this day in the year 1981 Mahendra Singh Dhoni was born in Ranchi which was than part of unified Bihar. Wife of Dhoni Sakshi Singh Rawat wished her husband on Instagram.
"Marking the date you were born, another year older, greyed a bit more, become smarter and sweeter. You are a man who will not be moved by all the sweet wishes and gifts. Let’s celebrate another year of your life by cutting a cake and blowing the candles! Happy Birthday, Husband!!," she wrote on Instagram.
As per information received players like Hardik Pandaya, Krunal Pandaya and his wife Pankhudi Sharma and Sagar Mangolkar would be reaching Ranchi by flight and would go to Dhoni's house to celebrate his birthday.
Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren had also extended his best wishes to the former Team India captain. On Twitter he wrote that Mahendra Singh Dhoni has taken Indian Cricket to new heights and prayed to the almighty to give him long live, good health and hoped that he would keep making the nation proud.
Former deputy chief minister and AJSU supremo Sudesh Kumar Mahto also extended his greetings to Dhoni on Twitter. He wrote Happy Birthday to a person who remains hopeful in all odd circumstances, is an inspiration for youth, former Team India and Pride of Jharkhand Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
Leader of legislature wing of BJP also extended his best wishes and greetings to former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. He wrote on Twitter that Dhoni took Indian Cricket to new heights and is the pride for Jharkhand and prayed for his good health and long life.
State BJP Chief Deepak Prakash to extended his best wishes to Mahendra Singh Dhoni in his birthday.