"We are feeling sad, and you can see me, I feel like crying," said office worker Neeraj Singh, sobbing, after New Zealand's dramatic 18-run win. "We love Team India, we love Kohli, we love Mahi (MS Dhoni) and forever we will love cricket. And like our boss Kohli has said, Dhoni will forever be our captain in our hearts," he said.
Fawad Chaudhry tweeted: "Pakistanion ki Nayi Mohabbat NewZeeland (sic) (New Zealand: The new love for Pakistanis)."
Sachin Tendulkar who is a legendary batsman said M.S. Dhoni played according to the situation and expectations of the team against Bangladesh in the World Cup match which India won by 28 runs.
Dhoni's gloves in the opening game against South Africa bore an apparent military insignia that breached rules laid down by ICC.
He will be staying with his 106 TA Battalion (Para) till August 15 and has undertaken duties of patrolling, guarding and post duties with the troops.
Former India captain M.S. Dhoni has completed his two-week stint with the Territorial Army in Jammu and Kashmir. A picture of him playing cricket with kids in a basketball court on a cemented pitch has been going viral on social media.
Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir has taken a dig at Virat Kohli, saying the incumbent skipper is able to efficiently lead Team India because he has the likes of MS Dhoni
"A little help always goes a long way especially when you realise it's a big vehicle," Dhoni tweeted.
India’s chief selector has strongly hinted that Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s illustrious international career is over, saying on Thursday they were “moving on” and giving opportunities to youngsters.
Dhoni has not played international cricket since the World Cup last year, but coach Ravi Shastri recently said the wicketkeeper-batsman could be in contention for the T20 World Cup in Australia this year if he performs well in the Indian Premier League.