Chandigarh: Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Indian cricket team had a special guest visiting them ahead of their World T20 game against Sri Lanka. And the person was hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr. (World T20: India Face Fierce Rivals Australia in Battle For Semifinal Spot)
The 92-year-old great, member of three Olympic gold-medal winning teams, met Dhoni and his teammates at the IS Bindra PCA stadium at Mohali.
Balbir Singh, who was part the famous gold winning teams from 1948 to 1956 Olympics, wished the team the very best for Saturday’s game and hoped that it would lift the title.
Dhoni, on behalf of his team, thanked him and asked him about his health, to which the legend smiled and replied, “your victory contributes towards my good health”.
Balbir Singh said, “I came today to wish the team to win their third World title and complete their own golden hat-trick.”