Record: Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the captain cool has a terrific record in international cricket. He is prominently known as Mahi. Dhoni is the only captain to have won all the three ICC trophies. MS Dhoni led the Indian team to win the T20 World Cup in 2007, the World Cup in 2011, and the ICC Champions Trophy in 2013.
The 40-year-old Indian cricketer was brought into the world on 7th July 1981, in Ranchi. MS Dhoni is the second Indian captain to win his first home and abroad test matches. MS Dhoni is very famous in South India especially Tamil Nadu since he represents the Chennai Super Kings team in IPL. His fans call him as ‘THALA’ Dhoni.
After a gap of 33 years, Dhoni turned out to be the first Indian skipper to dominate a test game in New Zealand. Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar suggested Dhoni as the captain of the Indian Cricket team.
Dhoni holds the most privileged post of Lieutenant Colonel in the Indian Territorial Army. Dhoni was the first wicket-keeper of Indian Cricket to lead the team in test format. He took over the captaincy during the third Test match of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy in 2008.
MS Dhoni one of India’s best cricket captains ever made an appalling declaration in an Instagram post last year that left all his fans shocked i.e, his retirement message. MS Dhoni was working in the Indian railways before he started playing professional cricket. He worked as a Train Ticket Examiner (TTE) for three years at the Kharagpur Railway Station. In 2012, SportsPro appraised Dhoni as the sixteenth most attractive competitor in the world.
The sportsman has envy-worthy collections of bikes and his love towards vintage bikes is unconditional. He has partnered with Telugu filmstar Akkineni Nagarjuna for purchasing a Supersport world championship team and named it ‘Mahi Racing Team India’.
MS Dhoni’s trademark ‘Helicopter Shot’ was instructed to him by his previous colleague and dear companion Santhosh Lal. As per Forbes, M.S. Dhoni’s total asset is $30 million which is more than Sachin Tendulkar’s net worth. Dhoni is India’s best captain had driven India to 27 test wins and an incredible 163 one-day triumphs.
Dhoni is the only captain in the ODIs to score a century while batting on number 7. He did it against Pakistan in December 2012. Mahi has a special place in the hearts of millions of cricket fans for his magnanimity and splendor in his game. He came, he conquered, and left his magic behind.