MS Dhoni

Mahendra Singh Dhoni
NameMahendra Singh Dhoni
Nick NameMSD , Mahi , Captain Cool
Mahendra Singh Dhoni Age in 202140 Years
Mahendra Singh Dhoni BirthdateJuly 7 , 1981
BirthplaceRanchi , Jharkhand
CoachKeshav Banerjee , Chanchal Bhattacharya

Mahendra Singh Dhoni Biography

Mahendra Singh Dhoni ( MS Dhoni ) is a legendary Indain cricketer who has recently taken retirement from all the 3 formats of cricket that is Test , ODI and T-20 cricket in 2020 . But he continues to play IPL as of 2021 . He is the only Indian captain who has won ICC Champions Trophy , 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup and T-20 World Cup .

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Weight75 Kg
Mahendra Singh Dhoni Height5’9 Feet
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Mahendra Singh Dhoni Awards2018: Padma Bhushan, India’s third-highest civilian award.
2009: Padma Shri, India’s fourth-highest civilian award.
2007−2008: Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, India’s highest honor given for achievement in sports.

ICC ODI Player of the Year: 2008, 2009
ICC World ODI XI: 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 (captain in 2009, 2011-2014)
ICC World Test XI: 2009, 2010, 2013
Castrol Indian Cricketer of the Year: 2011

MTV Youth Icon of the Year: 2006
LG People’s Choice Award: 2013
Honorary doctorate degree by De Montfort University in August 2011

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s nick names Like MSD , Mr. Captain Cool and Mahi are earned by him due to his presence of mind on field .

Commentators also also state DRS ( Decision Review System ) as Dhoni Review System .

Dhoni does not Smoke but Drinks on special Ocassion and is a non-vegetarian .

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Girlfriends in the PastPriyanka Jha ( Died in 2002 )
Lakshmi Rai
Marital StatusMarried
Mahendra Singh Dhoni WifeSakshi Singh Rawat
SchoolYet To Update
CollegeYet To Update
Educational QualificationYet To Update
Mahendra Singh Dhoni ParentsFather – Pan Singh
Mother – Devki Devi
Brother – Narendra Singh Dhoni
Sister – Jayanti Gupta

His Favourite Shot is Helicopter Shot and PaddleSweep . He is generally Calm and Cool on field . He also Bowls Right Arm Fast Medium . He likes to Play against Pakistan and Australia . He lives in Jharkhand , Ranchi . He likes Tennis , Swimming and Football etc .


Mahendra Singh Dhoni Records

  • Under Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s Captaincy India won all the 3 Formats ICC Champions Trophy , 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup and T20 World Cup .
  • Most Sixes as a Skipper as a Captain .
  • Most centuries at the position of number 7 In International Cricket In ODI .
  • He has the record of hitting the most number of sixes as a Indian captain .
  • He has the record of scoring the highest runs as an wicket keeper ( 183 Runs ) .
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  • As a captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the most number of T20 International matches .
  • While playing as a wicketkeeper he has also bored in that matches .
  • While batting at number 7 he is the only captain to score and ODI 100 .
  • He has most number of stumpings in international cricket .
  • He scored 4000 runs as an Indian wicket keeper batsman .
  • First Indian captain to win a test series in New Zealand .
  • He is the only player to captain more than 50 matches in Test , T-20 and ODi Cricket .
  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni has a record of doing 33 stumpings in 91 matches in 2018 T-20 Internationals .
Dhoni Bowling

Favourite Things

  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni likes Batsman Sachin Tendulkar and Adam Gilchrist
  • He likes Bowlers Breet Lee and Glen McGrath .
  • He Likes Kishore Kumar .
  • He likes Angelina Jolie and Deepika Padukone .
  • He is one of the favorites film is Sholay and Agneepath .
  • His away travelling destinations in Sri Lanka and Goa .
  • His Favourite Color is blue and black .
  • He likes Chicken Tikka Sonpapdi , Gulab , Jamun , Rasgulla and Yello Dal .
  • His favourite tennis player is Rafael Nadal .

Early Life

  • In 1970 his father Pan Singh left his village ( Lawli , Uttrakhand ) to work in a steel factory in Ranchi .
  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s surname is Dhauni and not Dhoni . According to his uncle it was incorrectly added in the school records .
  • He secured 65% in 10th board .
  • In 1993 KR Banerjee asked him to try his hand in wicket-keeping after he was spotted as a goalkeeper .
  • Former Cricket Captain of Bengal saw great potential in him during Talent Resource Development Wing ( TRDW ) match in Jamshedpur . As a result he was selected in Bihar’s U-19 team where he smashed 176 runs in just 5 matches .
  • In 2002 Dhoni feel in love with the girl named Priyanka Jha when he was struggling find his place in Indian Team . But Unfortunately Priyanka died in an accident in 2002 .
  • He denied Sourav Ganguly’s offer to move to kolkata but he rather went back to Bihar , National Cricket Academy .
  • He Performed very well when he was selected in India A for a Zimbave tour in 2004 .
  • In 2003 in his ODI Debut against Bangladesh he was out for a Duck .
  • Dhoni Smashed his first Century against Pakistan In Vishakapatnam when he smashed 148 runs in 123 balls .
  • He was voted for MTV youth icon in 2006 .
  • He even spends time with his childhood buddies even after getting huge success in his life .
  • In 2007 Sachin Tendulkar recommended Mahendra Singh Dhoni for captaincy and after that Indian Cricket Team was very successful under his captaincy .
  • Dhoni and Sakshi know each other since their childhood but they met in Kolkata through Dhoni’s manager after he asked her numbner from him . Initially Sakshi did not Believed . As a result they dated for 3 years and got married in 2010 .
  • He was Honoured By the Rank of Colonel by Indian Territorial Army .
  • In 2012 , 2013 , 2014 he was the highest Taxpayer Sportsperson in India .
  • John Abrahm and Virat Kohli is a good friend of Dhoni .

Facts About Him

  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni considered as the best finisher in the world by finishing matches with sixes . India won the ICC Cricket World Cup when Mahendra Singh Dhoni was on strike by hitting a six against Sri Lanka in Finals .
  • He became one of the top earning sportsmen ( 31 in the world ) by Forbes Magazine beating legendary Wayne Roone and Usian Bolt .
  • He learned Helicopter shot from his friend named Santosh lal who died in 2013 .
  • When Dhoni was selected in the Squad of Indian Cricket team in 2004 a Hotel in Ranchi changed his name to Mahi Residency .
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  • Dhoni loves dogs and have 2 dogs named Zarah and Sam .
  • He is the co-owner of Mahi Racing Team India .
  • He launched a fashion brand named Rhiti Group in 2016 .
  • There are Rumours that he took 40 crore rupees From the Makers of his Biopic MS. Dhoni : The Untold Story ( 2016 ) .
  • He recieved India’s third highest Civilian Award “Padma Bhushan” From President Ram Nath Kovind .

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