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Watch: No cricket, MS Dhoni is playing volleyball with his territorial army unit in Kashmir

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Honorary Lieutenant Colonel MS Dhoni is officially posted in Kashmir Valley as part of Victor Force.
'Lt. Colonel Mahendra Singh Dhoni spotted playing volleyball with his Para Territorial Battalion!💙😊 Video Courtesy : DB Creation #IndianArmy #MSDhoni #Dhoni pic.twitter.com/H6LwyC4ALb — MS Dhoni Fans Official (@msdfansofficial) August 4, 2019 Mahendra Singh Dhoni is steadily building a profile beyond cricket. Among other things, he holds the rank of an honorary lieutenant colonel in the parachute regiment of the territorial army, and is supposed to be serving with his unit in Kashmir . In a recent video posted on social media, Dhoni was seen playing volleyball with the members of his regiment. The video was posted by a Twitter fan page dedicated to the cricketer, with the credit being given to “DB Creation”. Dhoni is scheduled to stay with the Army unit till August 15, where he will be undertaking patrol, guard and post duties. That, at least, was the plan till the recent developments in Kashmir. Earlier, a video of Dhoni crooning the old Bollywood song Mai Pal Do Pal Ka Shayar Hoon in his Army uniform had also surfaced on social media. How pleasing is this! 😍❤️ #MSDhoni pic.twitter.com/0gasXKRZXc — Rea Dubey (@readubey) August 3, 2019 .. Read more'

Volleyball: Serbian Dragan Mihailovic appointed new Indian men’s team coach

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Besides the men’s national team, the trio will also look after the men’s U-23 team and other junior teams representing India.
'The Volleyball Federation of India on Friday appointed Serbian Dragan Mihailovic as head coach of the men’s national team in a move linked to the long term goal of Olympic Games qualification. The VFI also announced the appointment of Pryemyslaw Gaszyoski and Valadimir Radosevic as the team’s physio trainer and physiotherapist respectively. Are you ready for the era of the Dragan! 🐉 Dragan Mihailovic brings in a wealth of experience, having worked with some of the best teams in the world. He will take over the reins as the coach of Indian National Men's volleyball team. #ThrillKaCall pic.twitter.com/46VplmNedL — Pro Volleyball (@ProVolleyballIN) May 3, 2019 Besides the men’s national team, the trio will also look after the men’s U-23 team and other junior teams representing India. All the three have been appointed for five months and will work with the team for the Asian Championships scheduled to be held in Iran during September. Mihailovic has more than 25 years of experience as coach and has won several medals as an assistant coach with Serbia at the World Championships, European Championships as well as Olympics. He also comes with the experience of having worked with clubs like Orestiada and Panathinaikos. Expressing his delight on his appointment as the Indian coach, the Serbian said, “It gives me great.. Read more'