MS Dhoni was among the billions who received a personally autographed photo from Sachin Tendulkar as part of BCCI's tribute to the Master Blaster.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India's #ThankYouSachin campaign on the social networking site - Twitter - received an overwhelming response from Sachin's fans across the nation.
During the ongoing Test series between India and the West Indies, all Twitter users who sent an appreciative message for Tendulkar to the @BCCI handle with #ThankYouSachin would instantaneously receive a Tweet from @BCCI with a momentous picture of Sachin, including a personalised message and signature in his handwriting.
MS Dhoni was one of the billion 'fans' who tweeted.
http://t.co/mdhDRtYqy2 Look wat i got. Thanks sachin for being the legend in my life, will always luk up to u and learn- Mahendra Singh Dhoni (@msdhoni) November 13, 2013
Dhoni received an instant photo of him with Sachin, with the words 'Dear Mahi, the moments of our journey will stay with me forever...'
Sachin also took to Twitter to thank his fans for all the love and affection over the past 24 years. (Sachin zone)
I am really touched with #ThankYouSachin messages. Your support all these years have inspired me to give my best.- sachin tendulkar (@sachin_rt) November 13, 2013
I thank you all from the bottom of my heart for 24 years of support. Hope you guys liked my messages via @BCCI- sachin tendulkar (@sachin_rt) November 13, 2013
India and West Indies will do battle from Thursday in the second and final Test of the series. This will be Sachin's last match in international cricket as the Master Blaster draws the curtains on a glorious career. (Read: Match preview)
Speaking prior to the match MS Dhoni said, ""I would like him (Tendulkar) to enjoy his last Test match. As much as you want him to score a hundred, double hundred or triple hundred, you can't guarantee performance." (Read: Full story)