Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been a national icon. He emerged from Ranchi and took India to dizzying heights in international cricket. In his hometown, he is seen as an inspirational figure as he has shown his people that nothing is impossible. Today, he celebrates his 32nd birthday and Ranchi joined in to wish the Indian captain success and happinness.

PTI reported Deval Sahay saying, "I can still remember when First-Class cricketers considered Dhoni as a match winner when he played for the Central Coalfields Team first time even before making his debut in tournaments. Now world class players also say he is a match winner. I feel proud."

Sahay had helped Dhoni get into the cricket team of Central Coalfields Limited in year 1998.