MS Dhoni celebrates 36th birthday in style with Virat Kohli and Co. in Jamaica
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MS Dhoni celebrates 36th birthday in style with Virat Kohli and Co. in Jamaica

MS Dhoni’s 36th birthday was celebrated in Jamaica on Friday, with Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli and other teammates joining in on the occasion

india vs west indies 2017 Updated: Jul 08, 2017 12:46 IST
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MS Dhoni celebrated his 36th birthday in Jamaica on Friday with his fellow Indian cricket team players.(Screengrab from BCCI video)

MS Dhoni may not be at home due to India’s ongoing tour to the West Indies, but his teammates made sure that there was letdown in his birthday celebrations as the players got together to mark the event at their current base in Jamaica on Friday. (IND v WI full coverage)

Dhoni, who turned 36, was seen having his face smeared with cake as current captain Virat Kohli and the other teammates celebrated his wicketkeeper-batsman’s birthday in style.

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A video of the celebrations was later uploaded on social media by BCCI.

Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane and Shikhar Dhawan also posted some photos from the celebrations on their social media accounts.

Dhoni had earlier received the backing of captain Kohli after the 3-1 ODI series win in the West Indies.

The former skipper had been criticised for failing to take India over the finishing line in the 4th ODI, which the West Indies won by 11 runs, but Kohli spoke out in defence of his predecessor.

“I think we get too impatient after just one game. That can happen to anyone. Any batsman can struggle and any batsman can get stuck at the crease. Even if you’re in top form, it can happen to you, so I don’t think there’s any issue,” he had said.

First Published: Jul 08, 2017 12:11 IST