MS Dhoni Bio, Career and Statistics are really Interesting. MS Dhoni’s full name is Mahendra Singh Dhoni. He was born on 7 July 1981 at Ranchi, Bihar new name Jharkhand in India. He got a lot of nicknames some of them are Mahi, MSD, and because of his cool behaviour, he is also known as Caption Cool. MS Dhoni is 5 ft 9 inch tall.
He is Right-hand batsman and wicketkeeper of Indian International Cricket team. He also stayed caption of Indian International team for a long time now he is replaced by Virat Kohli as a caption. He is a good batsman as well as a good wicket keeper. He made his debut in 2004 and still, he is playing ODL international, He got retired from International T20 and Test Squad of Indian International cricket team. His shirt No is 7.
Early life of MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni was born in Ranchi Bihar new name Jharkhand he belongs to a Hindu Rajput family. MS Dhoni’s parents moved from Uttarakhand to Ranchi. His father worked in MECON. Dhoni studied at DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir, Shyamali, Ranchi, Jharkhand. He studied in lots of Educational institutions where he was good and raised in badminton and football and he was selected at district and club level in these sports. MS Dhoni was a goalkeeper for his football team and was sent to play cricket for a local cricket club by his football coach.
Where he impressed others with his wicket-keeping skills and became the regular wicketkeeper at his cricket club. After that, he was picked for the Vinoo Mankad Trophy Under-16 Championship and he performed well. And then MS Dhoni started his complete focus on cricket at that time he was in 10th standard. MS Dhoni stayed as a ticket collector at the railway station. According to his colleagues, he was a very honest person. Dhoni is a fan of Adam Gilchrist, Sachin Tendulkar, Amitabh Bachchan and Lata Mangeshkar. MS Dhoni has a sister Jayanti Gupta and a brother Narendra Singh Dhoni.
Domestic Career of MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni was selected his coach Deval Sahay to play for the Central Coal Fields Limited In 1998. MS Dhoni played only school level Match until 1998 and he was in 12th standard at that time. In this tournament, he got chance to get 50 rupees on every six by his coach and he utilized this chance very beautifully. He also ranks up himself in the batting order and made few centuries in this tournament. His coach got really impressed with his batting skills and ensured him to give him chance further.
Then Dhoni was included in the U-19 tournament team squad of for Bihar in 1998–99 season and he performed very well and scored 176 runs in 5 matches (7 innings). Then Dhoni was not picked for the Bihar U-19 squad and in the final of that tournament with the help of Dhoni’s 84 runs, they posted a total of 357. In this tournament, Dhoni’s contribution included 488 runs in 9 matches and 12 innings 5 fifties 17 catches and 7 stumpings.
After that MS Dhoni made his Ranji Trophy debut for Bihar in the 1999–2000. At that time he was 18 years old. In his debut match, he scored 68* in the second innings against Assam cricket team. Dhoni finished this season with 283 runs in 5 matches.In Ranji Trophy MS Dhoni performed very well in the 2002–03 season included three half-centuries and a couple of half-centuries in the Deodhar Trophy he started getting a name as a lower order batsman because of its hard-hitting batting style. In the 2003/04, Dhoni scored 128* runs against Assam in the first match of the Ranji tournament.
In 2003–2004 season he contributed with 244 runs in 4 matches, including a century (114) against the Central zone.In the final of Duleep Trophy, MS Dhoni was picked over international cricketer to represent East Zone. MS Dhoni got famous and got recognised for his efforts in the 2003/04 season, especially in the ODI format and he got picked for India A squad for a tour of Zimbabwe and Kenya. In this series, Dhoni showed his best wicket-keeping effort with 7 catches and 4 stumpings in the match.
In a match vs Pakistan A MS Dhoni made a half-century and contributed in a Victory Continuing his good performance, he scored back to back centuries of 120 runs on just 54 balls and 119* runs on just 55 balls against the same team. MS performed very well and he got the attention of caption Sourav Ganguly and coaches and he became the skipper of India A. MS Dhoni made his IPL debut vs Kings XI Punjab at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, on Apr 19, 2008.
he was too good in international cricket as a player and as a caption so Chennai Super Kings decided to make him as the caption of the team and he became a successful caption of the team and won the title of 2010 and 2011 IPL. also won the title of Champions league of T20 of 2010 and 2015. In the session of IPL 2016, this team got banned due to some illegal batting case and spot-fixing cases them MS Dhoni joined the franchise of Rising Pune Supergiants in 2016 and 2017. In 2018 Channai Super Kings is got unbanned again and MS Dhoni again joined this side as a caption.
BIO Table of MS Dhoni
|Full name||Mahendra Singh Dhoni|
|Nickname||Caption Cool, Mahi and MSD|
|Father Name||Pan Singh|
|Mother Name||Devaki Devi|
|Siblings||Jayanti Gupta and Narendra Singh Dhoni|
|Birthday Date||7 July 1981|
|Wife Name||Sakshi Dhoni|
|Net Worth||80 Million According to Jan 2017|
Records and Statistics
MS Dhoni created and braked lots of records in the history of cricket. Under his captaincy, India got first time at rank 1 in 2009 and MS Dhoni is the first Indian keeper who made 4000 test runs. Dhoni is also holding the record of 294 dismissals in his career, ranks first on the all-time dismissals list by Indian wicket-keepers.
As a caption and a wicketkeeper, MS Dhoni has the record of Most matches played and most dismissal as a wicketkeeper and most catches in T20. He is also holding the record of holding most catches as a wicketkeeper in an Inning for T-20. also holding the record of the most T20 matches as captain. MS Dhoni is also holding the record of the most number of matches as a caption he played 331 matches as a caption.
Batting Career Summary.
Debut Status of MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni made his ODI debut vs Bangladesh at MA Aziz Stadium, on Dec 23, 2004, after that he made his Test debut vs Sri Lanka at MA Chidambaram Stadium, on Dec 02, 2005 at the last he made his T20 debut vs South Africa at The Wanderers Stadium, on Dec 01, 2006. He made his IPL debut vs Kings XI Punjab at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, on Apr 19, 2008.