Narendra Modi thanks Dhoni for his contribution to Indian cricket

Last Modified Thursday, 20 August 2020 (18:18 IST)
New Delhi: Former India skipper who retired from international cricket on August 15, appreciated Prime Minister for recognising his contribution to Indian cricket.
PM in his long and lengthy emotional letter on Thursday, wrote to Dhoni, 130 crore Indians were disappointed when you announced retirement from international cricket, but also eternally grateful for all that you have done for in the last decade-and-a-half.
In his letter, where he addressed Dhoni as 'Dear Mahendra', Modi wrote: "You have been one of the important illustrations of the spirit of new India, where family name does not make young people's destiny but they make their own names and their own destinies," wrote the PM in his letter. (UNI)