M.S. DHONI Biography

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is an Indian cricketer best associated with driving the Indian ODI group to its subsequent World Cup win in 2011. He made his ODI debut for the national group on December 23, 2004, against Bangladesh and proceeded to fill in as the chief of the Indian ODI group from 2007 to 2016. He appeared as a Test player against Sri Lanka on second December 2005, and drove the group in Test cricket from 2008 to 2014. Known for his forceful playing style, he is worshipped as perhaps the best finisher in the restricted over configuration of the game. He is additionally one of the best Indian skippers and holds various records for his captaincy. Eminently, the Indian group turned into the No.1 Test group in 2009 under his captaincy. He additionally drove the Indian group to win the 2007 ICC World Twenty20 and the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy. While his accomplishments in the IPL design regularly get eclipsed by his universal records, he additionally helped his group, Chennai Super Kings, win IPL twice in 2010 and 2011.


Nick Name: Mahi, MS, MSD, Captain Cool, Mahendra Dhoni

July 7, 1981

Nationality: Indian

Famous: Cricketers Indian Men

Age: 39 Years, 39 Year Old Males

Sun Sign: Cancer

Also Known As: Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Born in: Ranchi

Famous as: Cricketer

Height: 5'9" (175 cm), 5'9" Males


Spouse/Ex-: Sakshi Dhoni (m. 2010)

father: Pan Singh
mother: Devaki Devi
siblings: Jayanti Gupta, Narendra Singh Dhoni
children: Ziva

MS Dhoni
Image Credit : Chennai Super King

Youth and Early Life

Mahendra Singh Dhoni was conceived on July 7, 1981, in Ranchi, Bihar (presently in Jharkhand), into a Rajput family initially from Uttarakhand. His dad, Pan Singh, is resigned representative of MECON (a Public Sector Undertaking under the Ministry of Steel), where he worked in junior administration positions. His mom Devaki Devi is a housewife.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni has one senior sibling, Narendra Singh Dhoni, and one senior sister, Jayanti Gupta. His sibling is a legislator, while his sister is an English instructor.

He went to DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir situated at Shyamali in Ranchi, Jharkhand. He was an athletic understudy, yet was more intrigued by badminton and football at first. He was the goalkeeper of his school football crew.

It was by sheer possibility that his football trainer once sent him to fill in as the wicketkeeper of the cricket crew of a nearby club. He enchanted everybody with his presentation and made sure about a changeless spot as the normal wicketkeeper in the Commando cricket club group for a long time during 1995-98.

He kept on performing great and was chosen for Vinoo Mankad Trophy Under-16 Championship group during the 1997-98 season. He began to pay attention to cricket simply subsequent to finishing tenth norm.

Early Career

In 1998, M. S. Dhoni, who had been playing just in school and club level cricket till at that point, was chosen to play for the Central Coal Fields Limited (CCL) group. He intrigued Deval Sahay, an ex Bihar Cricket Association Vice-President, with his assurance and hard-hitting abilities, which opened up open doors for him to play in First Class cricket.

During the 1998-99 season, he neglected to make it toward the East Zone U-19 crew or Rest of India crew, yet he was chosen for the East Zone U-19 crew for the CK Nayudu trophy in the following season. Lamentably, he was unable to perform well and his group completed toward the end in the competition.

He made his Ranji Trophy debut for Bihar cricket crew during the 1999-2000 season with a score of 68 not out in the subsequent innings. He scored his lady top notch century during a game against Bengal in the accompanying season, yet his group lost the game.

Originating from a middles class Indian family, cash was not an extravagance for him. Actually, at 20 years old, he moved to Midnapore, West Bengal, subsequent to making sure about a Traveling Ticket Examiner (TTE) work at Kharagpur railroad station by means of sports quantity. He filled in as a railroad worker from 2001 to 2003.

In 2001, he was chosen to play the Duleep Trophy for the East Zone; be that as it may, Bihar Cricket Association couldn't impart this data to Dhoni in time, as he was situated in Midnapore. He took in this when his group had reached Agartala, the setting for the match. While one of his companions figured out how to recruit a vehicle for him to arrive at Kolkata Airport for a flight, the vehicle stalled midway, bringing about Deep Dasgupta filling in as the wicketkeeper.

During the 2002-03 season, he kept on performing great in the Ranji Trophy and the Deodhar Trophy, which helped him get acknowledgment. As a feature of the East Zone group, he won the Deodhar Trophy in 2003-2004 season, in which he scored one more century.

He was inevitably picked for the India A crew for a visit through Zimbabwe and Kenya during 2003-04. He took 7 gets and had stumpings during a match against Zimbabwe XI. He additionally helped his group rout Pakistan An in consecutive matches, scoring 50 years in the first, trailed by two centuries. With such execution, he got saw by the then Indian National Team commander Sourav Ganguly.

ODI Career

Following his sublime presentation in top notch cricket, M. S. Dhoni was chosen to play in the national ODI group for India's visit through Bangladesh in 2004-05. Shockingly, he got run out for a duck in his presentation coordinate and couldn't perform very well during the remainder of the arrangement.

In spite of lackluster showing in his presentation arrangement, the selectors indicated confidence in him by choosing him for the Pakistan ODI arrangement that followed. Dhoni didn't frustrate them as he scored a record breaking 148, most by an Indian wicketkeeper-batsman, in his fifth ODI coordinate.

Dhoni, who didn't get enough chances to bat in the initial two matches of the India-Sri Lanka respective arrangement, was advanced in the batting request for the third match of the arrangement. He used the open door completely by scoring a fast 183 not out off 145 balls while pursuing an objective of 299. He broke various records during the arrangement and was named Man of the Series for his exhibition.

Image credit :MS Dhoni ,Chennai Super King

During the India-Pakistan ODI arrangement of 2005-06, he contributed 68, 72 not out, 2 not out and 77 not out in four of the five matches to assist his with joining win the arrangement 4-1. With his steady execution, he ousted Ricky Ponting to arrive at the head of the ICC ODI Rankings for batsmen on 20 April 2006, despite the fact that only for seven days.

In the two arrangement against West Indies and Sri Lanka before the 2007 Cricket World Cup Tournament, Dhoni indicated breathtaking execution with a normal of more than 100. In any case, he neglected to perform during the World Cup and the Indian group couldn't go past the gathering stage in the competition.

He was named the bad habit skipper of the ODI group for two arrangement against South Africa and England in 2007. He additionally drove the Indian group to the ICC World Twenty20 trophy in South Africa and won the trophy, vanquishing the Pakistani group.

Following his effective captaincy in Twenty20, he was given the obligation to lead the Indian ODI group for the arrangement against Australia in September 2007. He would later proceed to lead India to World Cup win in 2011, for which he got tremendous recognition from cricket legend and his then colleague Sachin Tendulkar.

During 2009, he scored 1198 runs in only 24 innings to approach Ricky Ponting's score in 30 innings in that schedule year. He likewise remained at the head of the ICC ODI Batsman rankings for a while in 2009.

He drove India to triumph in the 2011 World Cup. In the last match against Sri Lanka, he advanced himself up the batting request and played a game dominating thump of 91 not out.

In 2013, he captained India to triumph in the ICC Champions Trophy and turned into the main chief to have won all the ICC trophies, i.e Test Mace, ODI World Cup and Champions Trophy.

Test Career

M. S. Dhoni was chosen into the Indian Test Team as a wicketkeeper during the arrangement against Sri Lanka in 2005. He scored 30 runs in his introduction coordinate, which was hindered by downpour. He scored his first 50 years in the accompanying match, helping India win with a major edge.

During India's visit through Pakistan in mid 2006, he scored his lady test century in a forceful innings that helped India stay away from follow-on. He kept on performing admirably in the following three matches, one against Pakistan and two against England

Dhoni, who filled in as the bad habit chief during the arrangement against Australia in 2008, was elevated to fulltime test captaincy in the fourth match after the then skipper Anil Kumble got harmed in the past match and reported his retirement.

He proceeded to score two centuries in 2009 during the arrangement against Sri Lanka to lead his group to triumph. Under his captaincy India, proceeded to turn into the No. 1 Team in the ICC Test Rankings in December 2009.

He resigned from Test cricket after the third match during India's visit through Australia in the 2014-15 season. He kept on playing ODIs in the next years, however resigned from ODI captaincy in January 2017. Be that as it may, he is as yet accessible to play restricted over cricket.

Global Record

Test Record: Matches Played - 90, Innings - 144, Runs - 4876, Highest Score - 224, Average - 38.09, Centuries - 6, Half Centuries - 33, Catches - 256, Stumpings – 38

ODI Record: Matches Played - 286, Innings - 249, Runs - 9275, Highest Score - 183*, , Average - 50.96, Centuries - 10, Half Centuries - 61, Catches - 269, Stumpings – 94

T20 Record: Matches Played - 76, Innings - 66, Runs - 1209, Highest Score - 56, Average - 36.63, Centuries - 0, Half Centuries - 1, Catches - 42, Stumpings - 23

Grants and Achievements

M. S. Dhoni has gotten 6 Man of the Series grants and 20 Man of the Match grants for his presentation in ODIs. He has additionally gotten 2 Man of the Match grants in Tests all through his vocation.

He has been named the ICC ODI Player of the Year in 2008 and 2009. He additionally made it to the ICC World ODI XI group for 7 continuous years from 2008 to 2014. He was remembered for the ICC World Test XI group in 2009, 2010 and 2013.

In 2007, he got the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna grant, the most noteworthy respect given in India for accomplishment in sports.

He additionally won the Padma Shri, India's fourth most noteworthy regular citizen respect, in 2009.

MS Dhoni was consulted with nation's third-most noteworthy regular citizen grant, Padma Bhushan, on Aoril 2, 2018.

Individual Life and Legacy

It was uncovered in his biopic that M. S. Dhoni had been involved with a young lady named Priyanka Jha during 2002. It was an exceptional, however brief issue as she capitulated to wounds from an auto crash the equivalent year. Dhoni, who had been going with the India A group around then, found out about the occurrence a lot later and was sincerely crushed. It took him close to 12 months to refocus for his expert vocation.

Dhoni began dating Sakshi Singh Rawat in 2008 after they met at Taj Bengal, where she functioned as an assistant subsequent to finishing her graduation in Hotel Management from the Institute of Hotel Management, Aurangabad. By chance, the two knew each other during their youth years as their dads were partners at MECON and the two of them went to a similar school, despite the fact that she was seven years more youthful to him.
The two dated for a long time and got hitched on July 4, 2010, one day after they got ready for marriage. The couple brought forth an infant young lady named Ziva on February 6, 2015.

After he won the Cricket World Cup in 2011, movie chief Neeraj Pandey chose to make a biopic on his life and accomplishments. The film, M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story, was delivered on September 30, 2016.

Incidental data

Dhoni, who couldn't reach Agartala on an ideal opportunity to play in the first Duleep Trophy coordinate for the East Zone in 2001, was chosen as the twelfth man for the second match in Pune. While he didn't play in the game, he met his venerated image Sachin Tendulkar just because when the last requested water during the beverages break.

After India slammed out of the 2007 Cricket World Cup in the first round, his home in Ranchi was vandalized by furious fans. He needed to look for police insurance during this time.


MS Dhoni announces retirement from International cricket on 15th August 2020. we surely gonna miss him and Caption cool.


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