Lt Col MS Dhoni heads for duties in Kashmir

New Delhi: Former World Cup winning captain of India MS Dhoni, who is also an honorary Lieutenant Colonel in the Territorial Army, will soon be performing patrolling and guard duties in uniform in Kashmir, according to news agency ANI.

“Lieutenant Colonel (Honorary) MS Dhoni is proceeding to 106 Territorial Army Battalion (Para) for being with the battalion from 31 Jul-15 Aug 2019,” the ANI Tweeted Friday evening.

“The unit is in Kashmir as part of Victor Force. He’ll be taking duties of patrolling, guard & post duty and will be staying with troops,” the tweet added.

Dhoni was accorded the honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel by the Territorial Army in the year 2011.

Dhoni has already retired from Test cricket. He had recently made himself unavailable for the West Indies tour where India will play three T20s, three ODIs and two Tests.