Inside story of how Dhoni joined elite Para regiment

President Ram Nath Kovind presents Padma Bhushan to MS Dhoni. Photo: PTI

Former Indian skipper MS Dhoni announced his retirement from international cricket on Saturday (August 15). Besides being a World Cup-winning captain of the Men in Blue, the captain cool had also completed a two-month training with Indian Army’s Parachute Regiment last year.

In this Podcast with The Federal, Col Shankar Vembu, who has known Dhoni from close, talks about how he had joined the elite Parachute Regiment.

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