Mahendra Singh Dhoni

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Who is Mahendra Singh Dhoni?

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is an Indian cricketer and previous skipper of the Indian National Cricket Team. He has the notoriety of being an unstable batsmen who stays cool in the most tense of circumstances.

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Dhoni in January 2016

Where did he grow up?

MS Dhoni or MS as he is affectionately known was conceived in Ranchi, Jharkhand on seventh July, 1981. He has two kin, Jayanti and Narendra.


Dhoni learned at DAV Hawahar Vidya Mandir where he at first exceeded expectations in badminton and football and was chosen at area and club level in these games. Dhoni was a goalkeeper for his football crew and was sent to play cricket for a neighborhood cricket club by his football mentor. Despite the fact that Dhoni had not played cricket, Dhoni awed with his wicket-keeping abilities and turned into a customary guardian for that club.

Bihar U-19

In view of his presentation at club cricket, he was picked for the Vinoo Mankad Trophy coordinates in the 1997/98 season and performed well there. From that point on he was incorporated into the Bihar U-19 squad for the 1998/99 season and scored 176 keeps running in 5 matches. Playing for the Cooch Berar Trophy for Bihar in 1999/2000, Dhoni’s commitment to the competition included 448 runs (9 matches, 12 innings), 5 fifties, 17 gets and 7 stumpings.

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Dhoni batting against South Africa during the group stage match of 2013 ICC Champions Trophy

Ranji Trophy debut

Dhoni then later made his Ranji Trophy debut for Bihar in the 1999-2000 season and after three years dependent on his fine structure, began playing for the India A group in the 2003/2004 season. It was here where he was spotted by then Indian Cricket chief Sourav Ganguly and Ravi Shastri among others.

Universal Debut

With Dhoni making an imprint in the India-A squad, he was picked in the ODI national squad for the Bangladesh voyage through 2004/05. Dhoni did not have an extraordinary begin to his ODI profession, getting run out for a duck. He was later picked for the Pakistan ODI arrangement and it is in this competition where he stepped a changeless spot into the Indian ODI side.

Throughout the years he has fabricated a notoriety of being a dangerous batsmen who is as cool as a cucumber in the most tense of circumstances. His capacity to keep up an equalization in his group has earned him huge regard in the cricketing circles in India as well as over the world. MS Dhoni has tasted accomplishment in all configurations of the game.

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Dhoni behind the stumps

Separated for his adoration for the game, MS Dhoni is a gigantic games fan and has a huge accumulation of bicycles and vehicles. He embraces 15 brands from garments to cold beverages and his venerated images incorporate colleague Sachin Tendulkar, on-screen character Amitabh Bachchan and artist Lata Mangeshkar.

MS Dhoni got hitched on the fourth of July to Sakshi Singh Rawat, a local of Dehradun, Uttarakhand.

What are a portion of his accomplishments?

Under his captaincy India have won the ODI World Cup (2011) just as the Twenty20 World Cup (2007). He even driven his group to the No.1 spot in Test positioning, an accomplishment that had never been accomplished by the Indian Team.

Dhoni for his endeavors has been granted the ICC ODI Player of the Year grant for two sequential years in 2008 and 2009 and is additionally the beneficiary of the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna grant and the Padma Shri, India’s fourth non military personnel respect in 2009.

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Dhoni captaining India in an ODI in February 2012

Time Magazine records him among the “100 most persuasive individuals in 2011” and as indicated by SportsPro magazine, Dhoni is the tenth most significant brand in the field of games worldwide and number 1 among every single Asian genius.

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