Mahendra Singh Dhoni - Captain Cool | Career Summary

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni or MS Dhoni is one of the most mainstream Indian cricketers. Putting his extraordinary authority abilities to test, he filled in as the previous chief of the Indian national cricket crew; be that as it may, he captained the group just in restricted overs position from 2007 to 2016, and in Test cricket from 2008 to 2014. Likewise known for his fantastic wicket-keeping abilities, he was a jewel to the Indian group even in some extremely difficult circumstances. He made his introduction in One Day International (ODI) in December 2004, playing against Bangladesh. After a year, he appeared in test cricket against Sri Lanka. He is referred to by some as outstanding amongst other wicket-attendants in current constrained overs worldwide cricket.


Dhoni was conceived on July 7, 1981 in Ranchi, Bihar (presently Jharkhand) to Pan Singh and Devaki Devi. He has a sister Jayanti and a sibling Narendra Singh Dhoni.

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At first, during his school days, he used to play badminton and football and in actuality was the goalkeeper of his football crew. When he was sent by his football trainer to play cricket for a neighborhood cricket club. It was in this match he dazzled everybody with his wicket-keeping abilities which brought about getting him an ordinary post of the wicketkeeper at the Commando Cricket Club (1995-1998).

He filled in as a Train Ticket Examiner (TTE) at the Kharagpur Railway Station under South Eastern Railway in Midnapore (W), a region in West Bengal.Dhoni got hitched to Sakshi Singh Rawat on July 4, 2010. The couple has a girl named Ziva.


Dhoni started his profession in 1998 by playing for Bihar U-19 group. He additionally played for East Zone U-19 for the CK Nayudu trophy group. In 1999-2000, he made an introduction for Bihar in Ranji Trophy.


Dhoni was found by TRDO Prakash Poddar, who saw Dhoni play for Jharkhand at a match in Jamshedpur in 2003, and sent a report to the National Cricket Academy. He was perceived for his endeavors in best wicket-keeping in the 2003/04 season, particularly in the One Day group, and was picked for the India 'A' crew for a voyage through Zimbabwe and Kenya. He was then chosen to play for the Indian Cricket crew, in the wake of making an imprint in the India A crew and in 2004, where he made his ODI debut against Bangladesh in Chittagong. From that point forward, Mahendra Singh Dhoni has made some amazing progress in cricket. His real exhibitions with the bat have saved India from numerous a difficult spot.

Dhoni made his ICC Cricket World Cup debut in 2007 and played just three matches because of India's initial exit. India won the 2007 ICC World Twenty20 and 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup, among others, under his captaincy. India arrived at the finals in ICC World Cup 2011 with triumphs over Australia and Pakistan in quarter-finals and semi-finals, separately. Pursuing an objective of 275 in the last against Sri Lanka, Dhoni safeguarded his group nearby Gautam Gambhir, and later Yuvraj Singh, to assist India with lifting their subsequent World Cup title since 1983. He scored 91 not out, completing the game with a memorable six and asserting the Man of the Match grant.

He is likewise the commander of the Chennai Super Kings Team in IPL (Indian Premier League). Under his captaincy, the group has won two IPL titles and furthermore the Champions League Twenty20 in 2010.

Winning the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy. Dhoni turned into the solitary commander in universal cricket to guarantee all ICC trophies.

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He has likewise gotten the Man of the Series and the Man of the Match Awards on a few events. He got his first Test Man of the Match Award in 2008 against Australia. It was Sri Lanka in India ODI Series in 2005-06 where he got his first Man of the Series Award. He is additionally a beneficiary of the ICC Player of the year grant for successive years in 2008 and 2009, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna grant in 2007 and the Padma Shri grant in 2009.

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He likewise got the Honorary doctorate certificate by De Montfort University in August 2011 and Padma Bhushan grant, India's third-most noteworthy non military personnel grant, in 2018.


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