Mahendra Singh Dhoni


Who is Mahendra Sing Dhoni?

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is commonly famous as MS Dhoni that is a former Captain of the Indian National Cricket Team. The Indian International cricketer represented India on the International stage of all formats of cricket. He Captained the Indian Cricket Team in limited-overs formats from 2007 to 2017 and from 2008 to 2014in Test cricket. He is regarded as one of the most talented greatest wicketkeeper-batsman and captain of among International Cricketers. And for Indian and international Cricket History, he is a talented successful captain and top-ranking wicketkeeper.

Dhoni is famous for his fastest wicket keeping, captaincy, and his batting technique, and also famous for his “helicopter” shot on a cricket ground. He played for India as a  wicket-keeper and right-handed middle-order batsman, and also played for Jharkhand in domestic cricket. He is one of the highest run-scorers in One Day Internationals with more than 10,000 runs scored and is recognized as an effectual “finisher” in limited-overs formats.

India achieved the ICC World Twenty20 2007, the 2010 and 2016 Asia Cups,  ICC World Cup in 2011, and ICC Champions Trophy 2013. Dhoni is a repository of skills and a lot of techniques, He is widely regarded as one of the supreme wicket-keeper batsmen and captains in the history of the game. Dhoni was also the first wicket-keeper to done 100 stumpings in One Day International cricket.

The Early Life of MS Dhoni:

MS Dhoni was born on 7 July 1981 (age 40) in Ranchi, Jharkhand, India to a Hindu Rajput family. His father is Pan Sing who was a MECON employee and Devki Devi is his mother. He married Sakshi Singh Rawat who is his schoolmate, on 4 July 2010. and their daughter’s name is Ziva. Mahi, MSD, and Captain Cool are the nicknames of MS Dhoni. He has an elder brother who is Narendra Sing Dhoni and an elder sister who is Jayanti Gupta

He completed his schooling at  DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir, Shyamali, Ranchi, Jharkhand and also studied at St.Xaviers College, Ranchi, Jharkhand. He was initially interested in football and badminton was considered at district and club level in these sports. MS Dhoni was sent for football team as a goalkeeper and also was sent to play cricket by his football coach. But he had not played cricket. He was inspired by his wicket-keeping technique and became the permanent wicketkeeper at the Commando cricket club. MSD focused on cricket after his 10th class.



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