New Delhi: India's ODI team captain MS Dhoni on Friday donned the uniform of the Indian Army to celebrate the country's Independence Day in a unique way.
Mahi took to social micro-blogging site Twitter to upload a picture of himself, doing a 'salute selfie'.
— Mahendra Singh Dhoni (@msdhoni) August 13, 2015
Dhoni's obsession with the army in well documented.
The wicketkeeper-batsman has been conferred an honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
Dhoni is currently undergoing a two-week initial training with the elite Para regiment of the force in Agra.
It is expected that the ace cricketer, who had written to the Army authorities to undertake the training, will do five parachute jumps once he finishes his course.
He reported to the Para Brigade, Agra for initial training in Para Jump by Para Training School on August 5.
He is expected to do five jumps after two week training, Defence Ministry spokesperson Sitanshu Kar said.