MS Dhoni Sports Gloves With Army Insignia, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Twitter Salutes, India’s World Cup 2019 opening match. MS Dhoni, who led India to their second World Cup triumph in 2011, impressed fans by sporting wicket-keeping gloves with Indian Army’s “Balidan” (sacrifice) badge on it during India’s World Cup 2019 opening match against South Africa in Southampton on Wednesday.
The pictures of MS Dhoni’s gloves went viral on social media within no time and fans poured in love and respect for the former India captain.
— Sachin Joraviya (@SachinJoraviya) 5 June 2019
MS Dhoni wear Regimental dagger(Blidan Batch) symbol of the Indian army Para special forces on his gloves.
Love for Indian Defence forces…🙌 pic.twitter.com/ikEtXW76Yi
— Ashok Singh Choudhary(Jat) (@ashok_Singh05) 5 June 2019
This is why we love u @msdhoni. Thanks to show your love and support for our military PARA SF. Rounded is the regimental dagger insignia of the Indian Para Special Forces on Dhoni’s gloves. pic.twitter.com/NgoAriDUxH
— Ram (@myself_Anuz) 5 June 2019
Lt Col (Hony) Mahendra Singh Dhoni, 106 Infantry Battalion Territorial Army (Para) (Airborne)
The balidan, a validation of, ‘Who Dares Wins’.
MS Dhoni Wicket Keeping gloves. Having,#BalidanBadge pic.twitter.com/gIgp21GNN8
— Girish Bharadwaja (@Girishvhp) 6 June 2019
Balidan symbol on Dhoni’s Wicket Keeping Gloves 😍💙
Which represents the Para Special Forces of Indian Army. 🇮🇳👌🕴️ pic.twitter.com/qooyNjdygE
— DHONIsm™ ❤️ (@DHONIism) 5 June 2019
In 2011, Dhoni was given an honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel and he has undergone training for a brief period with the para regiment.
The former skipper’s love for the Army is well known, as he has often expressed his desire of joining the forces.