Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni celebrated his 40th birthday on 7 July (Wednesday). Pictures of Dhoni’s birthday celebration are being shared a lot on social media. On the 40th birthday, Dhoni appeared in a white beard and black mustache. Dhoni celebrated this special day with wife Sakshi, daughter Ziva besides his close friends. It was Dhoni’s first birthday after retirement from international cricket. Last year also at this time Dhoni was away from cricket, but till that time he had not officially said goodbye to international cricket. Dhoni said goodbye to international cricket on 15 August 2020.
Dhoni played his last international match in July 2019, which was the semi-final match of the World Cup. New Zealand defeated India in that match. In this match, Dhoni returned after running out, since then there was discussion about whether this was Dhoni’s last international match. Dhoni had announced his retirement from international cricket before leaving for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the 2020 IPL.
— DHONIism™ ️ (@DHONIism) July 7, 2021
— TELUGU MSDIANS™ (@TeluguMSDians) July 8, 2021
Start a Day with smile ️
— Dhoni Army Karnataka (@DhoniArmyKA) July 8, 2021
Dhoni is still the captain of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in IPL. In IPL 2020, CSK’s team could not reach the playoffs. Talking about IPL 2021, the performance of CSK in its first phase has been excellent. CSK played seven matches, winning five and losing two. CSK are currently second in the points table with 10 points.