India vs Sri Lanka: Virat Kohli becomes emotional, says MS Dhoni 'will always be our captain'

Virat Kohli's short speech on MS Dhoni touched everyone's hearts

PTI, August 31, 2017

Colombo: "You will always be our captain," is what an emotional Virat Kohli told Mahendra Singh Dhoni before presenting a specially designed silver bat to the India great on completing 300 One-day Internationals on Thursday.

Virat Kohli presented a specially designed silver bat to Mahendra Singh Dhoni. BCCI

Virat Kohli presented a specially designed silver bat to Mahendra Singh Dhoni. BCCI

Dhoni, who hit an unbeaten 49 off 42 in India's 375 for five in the fourth ODI against Sri Lanka, was felicitated on the ground in the presence of the entire Indian team.

Kohli's short speech touched everyone's hearts.

"What do I say. 90 percent of us started our career under you. It is an honour to give this memento to you. And you will always remain our captain," said the current Indian captain drawing a loud applause from his teammates.

Dhoni is the sixth Indian to get to 300 ODIs and others are Sachin Tendulkar, Mohammed Azharuddin, Rahul Dravid, Sourav Ganguly and Yuvraj Singh.

Updated Date: Aug 31, 2017





Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3634 125
2 South Africa 3589 112
3 Australia 3499 106
4 New Zealand 2354 102
5 England 3772 97
6 Sri Lanka 2914 94
Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 5751 125
2 India 5492 122
3 South Africa 3842 113
4 New Zealand 4602 112
5 Pakistan 3279 102
6 Australia 3548 101
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 3270 131
2 Australia 1894 126
3 India 3932 123
4 New Zealand 2542 116
5 England 1951 115
6 South Africa 2058 114