Southampton: Indian wicket-keeper batsman MS Dhoni was seen using the wicket-keeping gloves with the 'Balidan' (sacrifice) badge during ICC Men's Cricket World Cup match against South Africa on Wednesday.
'Captain Cool' was spotted sporting the Army emblem, which was clearly seen while he stumped Andile Phehlukwayo. The regimental dagger is the emblem of the Indian Para Special Forces. In 2011, Dhoni was given an honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel and he has undergone training for a brief period with training for a brief period with the para regiment.
During the course of his training in Agra, Dhoni is believed to have done five parachute jumps during the training period.
The former skipper's love for the Army is well known, as he has often expressed his desire of joining the forces.
Earlier this year, Dhoni and the Indian team wore army caps during the ODI match against Australia at Ranchi as a tribute to the CRPF personnel who lost their lives in the February 14 Pulwama terror attack.