Dhoni turns 39, greetings pour in from various quarters

Chennai: As Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the iconic former captain of Indian cricket team, turned 39 today, social media was flooded with greeting messages from people from various walks of life.

#HappyBirthdayDhoni, #HappyBirthdayMahi and #MahendraSinghDhoni were the top hashtags trending on social media platforms.

BCCI tweeted: ‘One man, countless moments of joy! 🇮🇳🙌 Let’s celebrate @msdhoni’s birthday by revisiting some of his monstrous sixes! 📽️💪

CSK posted: ‘Here’s to our Lion King, enga #Thala @msdhoni, the only one, the super one! #HappyBirthdayDhoni #WhistlePodu 🦁💛’

Virat Kohli wrote: ‘Happy b’day Mahi bhai. Wish you good health and happiness always. God bless you 🙏😃.’

Virender Sehwag posted: ‘Once in a generation, a player comes and a nation connects with him, think of him as a member of their family, kuch bahut apna sa lagta hai. Happy Birthday to a man who is the world ( Dhoni-ya ) for his many admirers. #HappyBirthdayDhoni.’

VVS Laxman wrote: ‘Many more happy returns of the day to a man whose composure and patience continues to be an inspiration. #HappyBirthdayDhoni’.

Suresh Raina posted: ‘Here’s wishing a very Happy Birthday @msdhoni 🇮🇳✅☝️! to one of my favorite human, brother & a leader I could ever ask for! The man who has always played with his mind and heart. Thank you for all the inspiration Dhoni Bhai 🤘🤗’

Rohit Sharma wrote: ‘Cooling off with Mr Cool. Happy birthday @msdhoni.’