Former Indian skipper, MS Dhoni marches like an army man to be decorated the Padma Bhushan awards from President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
The third highest civilian award, Padma Bhushan for MS Dhoni!
Team Indian’s former captain cool, MS Dhoni joins the elite club of the third highest civilian status in India. Additionally, multiple world-champion cueist Pankaj Advani also received the Padma Bhushan. The honors were from President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday.
Meanwhile, what took us for a surprise was how MS Dhoni showed up for the award. Dhoni was the ceremony in his Lieutenant Colonel uniform, looking prim-proper and sharp. He marched like an army personnel when his name was called upon to receive the award.
Earlier, the Indian Territorial Army had conferred the honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel to Dhoni on November 1, 2011, months after India won their second World Cup under his leadership.
— ANI (@ANI) April 2, 2018
Surprisingly, the conferment of the prestigious award came exactly seven years since lifting the I.C.C. Cricket World Cup leading India from the front in the epic final of Mumbai on April 2, 2011. This day another year, exactly 7 years. India ended a 28-year World Cup drought by winning their second title in front of a manic home crowd at the Wankhede Stadium.
Meanwhile, fans are on an all-time high and amidst extreme delight. Some of the notorious Tweratti have come up with hilarious memes. Some of the most humorous posts are shown below:
Fastest between wickets and Fastest between countries. pic.twitter.com/InQN4gQOZI
— Pakchikpak Raja Babu (@HaramiParindey) April 2, 2018
Legends known for removing senior players from the squad! ?? pic.twitter.com/KVADb056wx
— Shashi Taimur (@Chainakya) April 2, 2018
Both have been associated with putting a Yuvraj out of the game. pic.twitter.com/lSGiPWBtkT
— Bollywood Gandu (@BollywoodGandu) April 2, 2018
One converts ones into twos.
The other converted 1000 into 2000 notes. pic.twitter.com/PGq9N3Bz5m
— SAGAR (@sagarcasm) April 2, 2018
Ice Tea pic.twitter.com/mxVdy3Nsya
— Moody Motu (@MoodyMotu) April 2, 2018
Close enough pic.twitter.com/mWmQeL2rHX
— ✪ Veer ✪ (@ClawedHumor) April 2, 2018
Dhoni: Sir, aapki nazar camera pe bahot tez padti hai
Modi: Tumhari stumping se bhi tez pic.twitter.com/8X1AsgQFlt
— PhD in Bakchodi (@Atheist_Krishna) April 2, 2018
— Freelance 007 (@James_Beyond) April 2, 2018
In parallel universe ? pic.twitter.com/ilsl5RtS3R
— Gujarati Jon Snow (@Gujju_Jon) April 2, 2018
Although we find most of them funny, they are mostly a work of fiction. Meanwhile, have a good laugh at these memes and do let us know which one is your favorite in the comments section below.