Born: 7th July, 1981, Ranchi, Jharkhand
Height: 5ft 11 inch
Batting Style: Right-hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm Medium
Fielding Position: Wicket Keeper
Major Teams: India, Asia XI, Bihar, Chennai Super Kings, Jharkhand
Test Debut: 2nd December 2005 v Sri Lanka
ODI Debut: 23rd December 2004 v Bangladesh
T20I Debut: 1st December 2006 v South Africa
M.S.Dhoni or Mahendra Singh Dhoni or Mahi each name relate to only one person and that Dhoni the current Indian captain. He announced his arrival in 2004-05 at the international arena with bang as he smashed a superb century 148 runs of 123 balls in his fifth ODI at Vizag which helped India to beat Pakistan easily.
On 31st October 2005, M.S.Dhoni became the first wicketkeeper batsman to score 183 runs in ODI in the game against Sri Lanka played at Jaipur.
At initial phase of his career he was more aggressive in his batting approach and destroyer of bowling attacks. But after becoming the Captain of India, he has chosen his role as finisher. He and Yuvraj has won too many games on their own.
Under his captaincy India have achieved so many feet in short period of time, the biggest achievement was winning the inaugural ICC World twenty20 in South Africa in 2007. The icing on the cake was the triangular series win against Australia in Australia in 2008. After that he also helped India to beat Australia in the home series by 2-0, also able to beat New Zealand on their home soil after 27 years in March 2009.
Most recently he became the first captain for India to lead the team to Number one position in the ICC Test ranking. Also after Kapil Dev he became only 2nd Indian Captain in History to lift the World Cup in 2011.
M.S.Dhoni was born on 7th July 1981 in small town Ranchi which was initially part of Bihar now it’s fall under Jharkhand state. He has two siblings’ one sister and brother.
Dhoni’s Cricket Statistics
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