Mahendra Sindh Dhoni, commonly known as MS Dhoni, is an Indian cricketer who captained the Indian national team in limited-overs formats from 2007 to 2016 and in test cricket from 2008 to 2014.                                                                                                                     

MS Dhoni, an honorary lieutenant colonel in the Indian Territorial Army, with military officers at the army headquarters in Baramulla in Jammu and Kashmir in 2012. Dhoni will be staying with his 106 TB Battalion till August 15 and undertake duties with the troops.

This is not just a reaction to the fact that Dhoni is formally enrolled in the Indian Territorial Army as a lieutenant colonel, but is also a reflection of the more considerable societal expectation that every citizen should be a soldier.