Mahendra Singh Dhoni Receives Padma Bhushan Award

MS Dhoni

Mahendra Singh Dhoni received the prestigious Padma Bhushan award from President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

Dhoni, one of the most successful Indian captain is the only skipper who had won all the ICC trophies- ICC Cricket World Cup, World Twenty20 and the Champions Trophy.  Other cricketers who had received a  Padma Bhushan are C. K. Nayudu, MK Vizianagaram, Vinoo Mankad, Sunil Gavaskar, Bhalindra Singh, Dinkar Balwant Deodhar, Lala Amarnath, Kapil Dev and Chandu Borde.

Dhoni is also a Padma Shri recipient, He was awarded India’s fourth highest civilian award in the year 2009.


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