Mahendra Singh Dhoni, is a former international cricketer who captained the Indian national cricket team in limited-overs formats from 2007 to 2017 and in Test cricket from 2008 to 2014. He is currently the captain of Chennai Super Kings (CSK), a franchise based team of Indian Premier League.
Dhoni is often considered as the greatest captain of Indian cricket team. Furthermore, he led CSK to win the 2010, 2011, 2018 and 2021 edition of IPL, becoming second most successful IPL captain after Rohit Sharma.
In the year 2022, Mahendra Singh Dhoni will be seen in his upcoming film Atharva. The poster of the film was released on 03 February 2022.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni Biography & Wiki
|MS Dhoni Full Name||Mahendra Singh Dhoni|
|Mahendra Singh Dhoni Height||In Centimeter- 175 cm|
In Meter- 1.75 m
In Feet- 5’9”
|Weight||In Kilogram- 75 kg |
In Pound- 165 lbs
|Body Measurement||Chest- 42 Inches|
Waist- 32 Inches
Biceps- 14 Inches
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Date Of Birth||7 July 1981|
|MS Dhoni Age (2022)||41 Years|
|Zodiac Sign/Sun Sign||Cancer|
|Home town||Ranchi, Jharkhand|
|School||DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir, Shyamali, Ranchi|
|College/University||St. Xavier’s Collge (Drop Out)|
|Hobbies||Biking, Swimming, Playing Football & Tennis|
Lakshmi Rai (Actress)
Sakshi Singh Rawat
|Mahendra Singh Dhoni Wife||Sakshi Singh Rawat|
|Mahendra Singh Dhoni Marriage Date||4 July 2010|
|Parents||Father- Pan Singh |
Mother- Devki Devi
|Sibling||Brother- Narendra Singh Dhoni (Elder)|
Sister- Jayanti Gupta (Elder)
|Favorite Food||Punjabi food|
|Favorite Cricketer||Sachin Tendulkar|
|Favorite Actor||Shahrukh Khan, Akshay Kumar|
|Singer||Arijit Singh, Atif Aslam, Lata Mangeshkar|
|MS Dhoni Cars||Range Rover Land Rover, Range Rover Sports|
Audi Audi Q7
BMW BMW 7 Series
Mercedes Mercedes G Wagon
Toyota Land Cruiser
Hummer Hummer H2
|MS Dhoni Bikes||Royal Enfield Bullet 500CC|
Kawasaki Kawasaki Ninja H2R
YAMAHA Yamaha R1, Yamaha RD350
Ducati Ducati 1098
|MS Dhoni Net Worth (2021)||110 Million USD|
Family and Education
Mahendra Singh Dhoni was born in Ranchi, Bihar (now in Jharkhand), and hails from a Hindu Rajput family. The old house of Mahendra Singh Dhoni is located in Langra village of Almora, Uttarakhand. His father, Paan Singh had moved to Ranchi from Uttarakhand due to his job and Dhoni’s father worked in MECON company. Apart from Dhoni, he also has a sister and a brother.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni was married to his school friend Sakshi Singh Rawat on July 4, 2010. At the time when Sakshi got married, Sakshi was studying a hotel management course in Kolkata. Dhoni became the father of a daughter on 6 February 2015. Dhoni has named his daughter Ziva
Dhoni got his early education from DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir School in Jharkhand state. After that, Dhoni did his 12th class education from St.Xavier College.
He used to enjoy playing football and badminton since childhood. Due to his passion for these games and excellent performance in sports, Dhoni won many medals while playing for his school team.
After a time, his inclination towards cricket went on increasing. And he was included in the Vinu Makar Under 16 tournament as a wicketkeeper.
20-year-old Dhoni came to Khadakpur to look for a job. The manager of the Southern Railway Division helped Dhoni to get the job because Dhoni was from the sports quota, so he got the job of TT of the train from the sports quota.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni Career
He announced his retirement from Tests on 30 December 2014 and captain of limited-overs game in 2017. On 15 August 2020, Dhoni retired from International Cricket
Mahendra Singh Dhoni Records
Test Cricket Record
- As a captain, the Indian team got the first place in the ICC in 2009.
- The Indian captain who lost the most as captain in 15 test cricket.
- He holds the record for the first Indian wicketkeeper to complete 4,000 test runs.
- Third highest score by an Indian captain – 224 against Australia in Chennai.
- Fastest century by an Indian wicketkeeper, 148 vs Pak.
- The record for most dismissals (294) by Indian wicket-keepers.
- Record for most stumpings (38) by any wicketkeeper in Test career.
ODI Cricket Record
- Set a record for winning Team India as captain in 100 matches.
- Became the fourth Indian player to complete 10000 runs at an average of 50
- Dhoni has the highest batting average (51.09) with more than 5000 runs
- Dhoni scored 4031 runs at number 6 in the history of ODI matches.
- He became the first such player to score 183* runs in an innings while being a wicket-keeper.
- Highest 100 partnership for India’s eighth wicket (between Dhoni and Bhuvneshwar Kumar)
- The record of playing the most matches while being the captain and the wicketkeeper
- Record of dismissing players 6 times in the same innings as a wicketkeeper
- Record for most dismissals 432 times as a wicketkeeper
- Record for most stumpings dismissed by 120 as a wicketkeeper
T20 Cricket Record
- Most T20I wins as captain with 41
- Record of taking 72 matches as captain in T20Is
- Record for most matches played in T20I history as both captain and wicketkeeper (72)
- Record for most consecutive T20I innings of 84 innings without a duck
- Record for most dismissals in T20Is as a wicket-keeper 87 times
- Record for most catches 54 in T20Is as a wicketkeeper
- Record for most stumpings as a wicketkeeper in T20Is at 33
- Record for most catches 5 in a T20I innings as a wicketkeeper
MS Dhoni Awards & Achievements
2007 Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna
2009 Padma Shri, India’s fourth highest civilian award
2018 Padma Bhushan, India’s third highest civilian award
2008, 2009- ICC ODI Player of the Year
2006, 2008- 2014- ICC World ODI XI
2009, 2010, 2013 – ICC World Test XI:
2011 – Castrol Indian Cricketer of the Year
Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s Movie ‘Atharva: The Origin
MS Dhoni starring as a warrior named Atharva in his upcoming film Atharva – The Origin released a poster of the film on 03 February 2022.
He has been a player, captain and even a brand ambassador. But now the cricketer MS Dhoni is now ready to act. On 03 February 2022, Dhoni shared the first look of his upcoming graphic novel Atharva – The Origin with his audience through his social media account.
Some Facts About Mahendra Singh Dhoni
- Dhoni retired from international cricket after 16 years. Dhoni scored more than 15,000 runs while playing in Indian cricket.
- Dhoni played his cricket match in the Ranji Trophy in the year 2000, at that time Dhoni’s age was only 18.
- Dhoni used to work as a ticket collector at Kharagpur railway station in West Bengal between 2001 and 2003.
- Sachin Tendulkar had suggested to Dhoni that he should become the captain of Team India.
- Dhoni is the first captain of the Indian team to have won all the ICC trophies – T20 World Cup in 2007, ODI World Cup in 2011 and Champions Trophy in 2013.
- Dhoni has scored a total of 9 international hundreds and has scored two centuries by batting at No.
- Thanks to Dhoni’s captaincy, India’s team reached the number 1 position in the Test rankings for the first time in the year 2009.
- Dhoni became the first Indian captain with 27 Test victories, before Dhoni this title was in the name of the great player of the Indian team, Sourav Ganguly, who won 21 matches.
- Dhoni has won more than 100 matches as the captain of IPL team Chennai Super King.