MS Dhoni Hands Specially Designed Army Caps  to the Players to Pay Tribute to Martyrs of Pulwama Attack Ahead of IND vs AUS 3rd ODI 2019 (Watch Video)
MS Dhoni hands specially designed cap to Virat Kohli (Photo Credits: Twitter)

The Indian team is all set to lock horn with Australia in the third ODI 2019 at the Jharkhand State Cricket Association in Ranchi. All eyes are on MS Dhoni the local hero who is possibly playing his last international match in his hometown. Ahead of the game, the former Indian captain handed out the camouflage cap to the players as the tribute to the martyrs of the Pulwama attack which happened on February 14, 2019. The attack claimed the lives of more than 40 CRPF men. MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli Plan to Wear Camouflage 'Cap' For India vs Australia 3rd ODI to Pay Tribute to Indian Armed Forces.

The Indian team was handed over the special cap by the local hero MS Dhoni. The video of the same was shared by the official page of the BCCI. “#TeamIndia will be sporting camouflage caps today as a mark of tribute to the loss of lives in Pulwama terror attack and the armed forces. And to encourage countrymen to donate to the National Defence Fund for taking care of the education of the dependents of the martyrs #JaiHind.”

Check out the video below:

Here's a closer look at the cap.

"This is a special cap, it's a tribute to the Armed forces. We're all donating our match fees of this game to the families of the martyrs. I urge everyone in the country to do the same and stick to the families of our armed forces," said Kohli at the toss. Meanwhile, India has won the toss and elected to bowl first. Check out the live updates of the game here.