“Happy birthday Mahi” says former Australian cricket captain Steve Smith
MS Dhoni just turned 40 and fans couldn’t be happier about it! The incredible player celebrated his birthday on Wednesday and it must have been a busy day since he kept receiving birthday wishes, blessings and lots of love from the cricket fraternity and fans. From Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar to India’s current cricket captain, Virat Kohli, no one missed the opportunity to wish the coolest captain that India has ever had.
It wasn’t only the Indian Cricket fraternity that expressed its excitement over the birthday of Ranchi stalwart, MS Dhoni but the international players and media also participated in the celebrations. An iconic Australian player, Steve Smith along with a host of international players gave Dhoni tributes on his birthday. “Happy birthday Mahi” says former Australian cricket captain Steve Smith.
Steve Smith, the former Australian captain opened up about his experience of playing league matches alongside Dhoni. Former Australian skipper, Smith and former Indian skipper, Dhoni played for Pune Supergiant and after listening to Smith. We can say that the memories of that time are nothing but fond.
It so happened that Steve Smith made a live appearance on Instagram. Where he indulged in a Q&A session with his fans. While he was answering the questions posed by his fans. He was bombarded with the request that he should say a few words about the splendid cricketer, Dhoni on his birthday.
It was the perfect opportunity for Smith to show his love for the former Indian captain. He wished Dhoni a very happy birthday and found himself taking a trip down the memory lane. Recalled his time with Dhoni with a fondness and admiration for the latter. He referred to Dhoni as a “Terrific guy” in his Instagram story. Similarly, wrote that Dhoni was a great cricketer to play alongside. He got rid of all the formality as he wrote, “Happy birthday, Mahi” and wished Dhoni a great day.
Steve Smith and Dhoni have been an integral part of the Indian Premier League. Even when Rajasthan Royals was going through the time of the ban. Smith and Mahi were roped in by now-defunct franchise, Pune Supergiant. After that Supergiant, Dhoni came back to Chennai Super Kings and Smith to Rajasthan Royals. After RR, Smith covered the IPL journey with Delhi Capitals.