An honorary Lieutenant Colonel in the Territorial Army and currently taking rest from cricket duties, India’s former captain MS Dhoni will soon be seen patrolling the hills in Kashmir valley in army uniform, according to 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 on Friday.
“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.
The 38-year-old Dhoni was accorded the honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel by the Indian Army in 2011.
The World Cup-winning captain, who has already retired from Test cricket, had made himself unavailable for the West Indies tour where India will play three T20Is, three ODIs and two Tests.