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MS Dhoni is a famous cricketer from India. He has been successful in cricket through many struggles in his life. He excelled in all sports since childhood. His surname is Mahi. He is called Captain Cool. His life history is as follows…

Indian cricketer M.S Dhoni


   MS Dhoni was born on July 7, 1981, in Ranchi, Bihar(now Jharkhand) India. His height is 1.78 meters. 


His father’s name is Pan Singh Dhoni. Pan Singh Dhoni’s original residence was in Uttarakhand. From there he moved to Ranchi and worked as a junior management at MECON. Mother is Devaki Devi.

  He has a sister Jayant and a brother Narendra Singh Dhoni. 


    He attended Vidya Mandir School in DAV Jawahar Ranchi Jharkhand as a child. And he excelled in all sports like badminton, football, and cricket. As a child, he played as a goalkeeper for his football team. Coach Keshav Ranjan Banerjee saw his goalkeeping skills and invited him to become a wicketkeeper in cricket. MS Dhoni showed good wicketkeeping skills in the trials. MS Dhoni then began training as a wicketkeeper-batsman under coach Keshav Ranjan Banerjee. And cricket became his target.


      He showed good wicketkeeping skills for Commando Cricket Club in 1995. and got a chance to play in the Vinu Mankad Trophy U-16 Championship Tournament. He performed well there too. He was selected for the Central Cool Fields Limited (CCL) team in 1998. And performed well in the school cricket team.


He was selected for the senior Bihar Ranji team in 1999 at the age of 18. And later he was selected for CK Nayudu trophy under-19 zone. 


In 2001, Due to his good performance in cricket, he got the job of TTE from the sports department at Kharagpur Railway Station in West Bengal. But there was no desire to do the TTE job. According to his father, he worked and practiced at a Kharagpur club. But he had no interest in his job His target was cricket. So he left his job, went home, and started playing cricket again. 


       Ranji Trophy and Deodhar Trophy got the chance to play for the Jharkhand team in 2002. After the Duleep Trophy final match International cricketer Deep Dasgupta and Prakash Poddar(captain of Bengal in 1960) send a report to the national cricket academy. Then he selected India A team for Zimbabwe & Kenya Ture. For Harare Sporting Club, DHoni made 7 catches and 3 stamping against Zimbabwe. He performed well in Three national tournaments (Kenya, India A, and Pakistan). Seeing this performance, the Captain and Coach of the Indian National Team Robi Shastri Selected him for the Bangladesh tour.


       In 2004, He was run out for zero runs in the first ODI match of the Bangladesh tour. He was caught out in the second match and did not perform well on the tour of Bangladesh. He scored only 19 runs in three matches. He thought that his name might not be on the India team for the next match. But captain Sourav Ganguly took him on a tour of Pakistan. He was out for three runs in the fast match. His scores are 0,12, 7, and three in four matches. From the results of four matches, he was no longer eligible to be in the playing eleven. But captain Sourav Ganguly played him as an upper-order batsman in the second match. In the second match, he scored 148 off 123 balls against Pakistan. And recorded the highest score as an Indian wicketkeeper. His cricket career started from there.

  In June 2007, He was recognized as the virus captain and In September 2007, he got captaincy rights.


       Dhoni has made many records in his cricket life. He showed a lot of skill in the Test, ODI, and T20. He has many records even as captain. 


Session 2005-2014
Matches 90
Innings 144
Not out 16
Runs 4876
Highest score 224
Average  38.09
Strike rate 59.11
100s 6
50s 33
0s 10
4s 544
6s 78


POSITION                RECORD

4th                          Most runs in an innings (by batting position) (224)
32nd                       Most run in a day (206)
42nd                       Most run in an innings by a captain (224)
31st                         Most runs in a series by a wicketkeeper (349)
3rd                         Most runs in an innings by a wicketkeeper (224)
20th                        Most nineties in a career (5)
14th                         Most sixes in a career (78)
38th                        Most sixes in an innings (6)
42nd                       Highest partnership for the sixth wicket (210)
16th                        Highest partnership for the ninth wicket (140)
8th                          Most matches as captain (60)
29th                        Most consecutive matches as captain of a team (27)
1st                           Captains who have kept wicket (60)
5th                          Most dismissals in a career (294)
5th                          Most dismissals in an innings (6)
8th                         Most dismissals in a match (9)
8th                         Most catches in a career (256)
5th                         Most catches in an innings (6)
27th                       Most catch in a match (8)
3rd                         Most stumpings in a career (38)
12th                        Most stumpings in a match (3)
18th                        Most stumpings in a series (5)
25th                      Highest innings total without conceding a bye (581)
16th                      Most byes conceded in an innings (28)


Session 2004-2019
Matches 350
Innings 297
Not out 84
Runs 10773
Highest score 183
Average  50.57
Strike rate 87.56
100s 10
50s 73
0s 10
4s 826
6s 229



11th                        Most runs in a career (10773)
20th                       Most run in an innings (183*)
3rd                         Most runs in an innings (by batting position) (139*)
42nd                      Most runs in a match on the losing side (139*)
48th                       Most run in a series by a captain (347)
32nd                      Most run in an innings by a captain (139*)
35th                       Most run in a series by a wicketkeeper (347)
1st                          Most runs in an innings by a wicketkeeper (183*)
9th                         Highest career batting average (50.57)
20th                        Highest maiden hundred (148)
43rd                       Oldest player to score a hundred (35y 196d)
9th                         Most nineties in a career (6)
11th                         Most fifties in a career (83)
46th                        The fifties in consecutive innings (4)
12th                         Most consecutive innings without a duck (85)
38th                         Fewest ducks in a career (29.7)
5th                            Most sixes in a career (229)
23rd                          Most fours in a career (826)
24th                          Most sixes in an innings (10)
17th                           Most runs from fours and sixes in an innings (120)
27th                         Highest percentage of runs in a completed inning (58.03)
50th                         Fastest to 3000 runs (90)
36th                         Fastest to 4000 runs (114)
20th                         Fastest to 5000 runs (135)
19th                         Fastest to 6000 runs (166)
11th                         Fastest to 7000 runs (189)
9th                          Fastest to 8000 runs (214)
9th                         Fastest to 9000 runs (244)
6th                         Fastest to 10000 runs (273)
49th                       Highest partnership for the fourth wicket (166)
41st                        Highest partnership for the sixth wicket (127*)
9th                         Highest partnership for the seventh wicket (125*)
10th                       Highest partnership for the eighth wicket (100*)
7th                         Highest partnership for the ninth wicket (101)
9th                         Most matches in a career (350)
38th                        Most consecutive matches for a team (79)
29th                       Most player-of-the-match awards (21)
6th                          Most player-of-the-series awards (7)
3rd                           Most matches as captain (200)
7th                           Most consecutive matches as captain of a team (69)
34th                         Oldest captains (37y 80d)
1st                           Captains who have kept wicket (200)
3rd                         Most dismissals in a career (444)
1st                           Most dismissals in an innings (6)
10th                         Most dismissals in a series (21)
4th                           Most catches in a career (321)
11th                           Most catches in an innings (5)
13th                         Most catches in a series (19)
1st                            Most stumpings in a career (123)
1st                            Most stumpings in an innings (3)
2nd                           Most stumpings in a series (6)



Session 2006-2019
Matches 98
Innings 85
Not out 42
Runs 1617
Highest score 56
Average  37.60
Strike rate 126.13
100s 0
50s 2
0s 1
4s 116
6s 52



38th                Most run in a career (1617)
21st                 Highest career batting average (37.60)
2nd                 Most consecutive innings without a duck (84*)
2nd                 Fewest ducks in a career (85)
28th                Highest partnership for the seventh wicket (59*)
23rd                Most matches in a career (98)
36th                Most consecutive matches for a team (39)
2nd                  Most matches as captain (72)
1st                    Captains who have kept wicket (72)
7th                   Most consecutive matches as captain of a team (69)
21st                  Most consecutive matches as captain of a team (24)
1st                    Most dismissals in a career (91)
1st                     Most dismissals in an innings (5)
2nd                   Most catches in a career (57)
1st                     Most catches in an innings (5)
1st                      Most stumpings in a career (34)


Under his captainship, India got all ICC trophy

  1. World T20 2007
  2. Asia Cup 2010
  3. World Cup 2011
  4. Champions Trophy 2013
  5. Tri-Nation Series 2013 
  6. Asia cup-2016
  7. In 2009, under Dhoni’s captaincy, India topped the ICC Test Cricket rankings for the first time. 
  8. Dhoni scored 224 against Australia. This is the highest score by a wicket-keeper–captain and the third-highest score by an Indian Captain. 
  9. He holds the record of playing most International matches as a Captain-332.
  10. MS Dhoni became the first captain to win an ODI series final against Australia in Australia during 2008.
  11. MS Dhoni is the only Indian captain to start his Test career with 4 wins in his first 4 Test matches as captain in 2008.
  12. In its 40-year history, MS Dhoni became the first Indian captain to win a Test series against New Zealand in New Zealand during 2009.
  13.  India won the ICC Test Championship race during the year 2010 and 2011 under Dhoni’s captaincy.  


Indian cricketer M.S Dhoni

        MS Dhoni is the best captain in the history of the Indian Premier League. After winning the 2007 T20 World Cup, MS Dhoni became the captain of CSK in 2008. Under his leadership, Chennai Super Kings have won 4 times and reached the playoffs 11 times. Chennai Super Kings won 121 times and lost 82 times in 204 matches under Dhoni’s captaincy. The overall win percentage is 59.60%, which is the highest winning captain in Indian Premier League history.

Matches 220
Runs 4746
Average 39.55
Strike rate 135.83
The 50s 23
Fours 325
Six 219
100s 0



Indian cricketer M.S Dhoni's girld friend

    In 2004, he met Priyanka Jha on a flight back from a visit to Bangladesh. Priyanka Jha was a great fan of Sachin Tendulkar. So he requested Dhoni for Sachin Tendulkar’s autograph. Priyanka did not know Dhoni. From there they talk and fall in love with each other. Priyanka died in a road accident that year. 


M.S Dhoni's wife

   Dhoni later met Sakshi Singh Rawat at a hotel. And July 4, Dhoni married Sakshi Singh Rawat. 





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