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Dhoni gets engaged to school friend Sakshi

July 03, 2010 23:13 IST

Mahendra Singh DhoniIndia captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday got engaged to his school-time friend Sakshi Singh Rawat at a hotel in Dehradun.

"Dhoni and his school friend Sakshi got engaged at hotel Bhagirath in Dehradun," a close family friend said.

"Besides, the family members of Dhoni, a few close friends of the cricketer were present during the engagement ceremony," he added.

Dhoni, 28, and Rawat had been school friends at DAV, Shamily in Ranchi.

"Their fathers worked together in MECON, and the Rawats moved to Dehradun after retirement," the friend said.

Asked whether any date for marriage has been fixed, he said, "Not yet, maybe after the Australian series." 

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