Actor Sushant Singh Rajput heaped praise on cricket star Mahendra Singh Dhoni after he stepped down as limited overs captain of the Indian cricket team.
“There is no one like you. You’re the reason for millions of smiles. Take a bow my Captain. @msdhoni #dhoni,” Sushant wrote on Twitter.
— Sushant Singh Rajput (@itsSSR) January 4, 2017
Other film stars, including Anupam Kher, Irrfan Khan and Randeep Hooda also took to the social media to thank Dhoni for making India proud.
“Thank you @msdhoni for making us feel euphoric and proud all these years. It was not only winnings but you also defined #Attitude for Indian Cricket,” Kher tweeted.
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) January 4, 2017
Irrfan wrote, “What a captain you’ve been @msdhoni! Will always remember you winning world cups almost single handedly.”
What a captain you've been @msdhoni! Will always remember you winning world cups almost single handedly.
— Irrfan (@irrfank) January 4, 2017
Calling MS’ decision “out of the box”, Hooda said, “Great era of Indian captaincy comes to an end with you @msdhoni #CaptainCool took out of box decisions that worked.”
— Randeep Hooda (@RandeepHooda) January 4, 2017
Dhoni has been India’s most successful captain. Under his leadership India have won the ICC T20 World Cup in 2007, the ICC ODI World Cup in 2011, ICC Champions Trophy in 2013 and also reached the top of the Test rankings in 2009.
(With inputs from PTI)