MS Dhoni Profile

MS Dhoni Profile, Mahendra Singh Dhoni Biography, Mahi Profile

MS Dhoni  (India)

Bio

Full Name – Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Nickname(s) – MSD, MS, Mahi, Captain Cool

Profession – Cricketer( Wicket-Keeper)

Batting Style: Right

Bowling Style: Right-arm medium

Physical Stats

Height (approx.) 175cm or 1.75 m or 5’9” inch

Wright (approx): 75 kg or 165 lbs

Body : Chest: 42 inches

Measurment : Waist: 32 inches

                      Biceps: 14 inches

Eye Colour : Dark Brown

Hair Colour : Black

Cricket

International Debut : ODI- 23 December 2004 against Bangladesh at Chittagong

                                Test- 2 December 2005 against Sri Lanka at Chennai

                                 T20- 1 December 2006 against South Africa at Johannesburg

Jersey Number : #7

Domestic Teams : Asia XI, Bihar, Chennai Super Kings, Jharkhand, Rising Pune Supergiants

Coach/Mentor : Kesav Banerjee and Chanchal Bhattacharya

Favourite shots : Helicopter shot and Paddlesweep

Nature on Field : Calm

Records : MS Dhoni is the only cricketer to win all the three ICC tournaments as captain. In his captaincy                 team india won major tournament in all 3 formats. 1. ODI World Cup in 2011, Champions

               Trophy in 2013, T20 World Cup in 2007 and No.1 Test ranking for 18 months (2009-2011).

  • He completed his 107th ODI victory in the tour to Zimbabwe equaling Australian great Allan Border’s record.
  • He is also the second most successful ODI captain just behind another Australian in Ricky Ponting.
  • He is the most successful Indian captain in all three formats.
  • He has also played the most number of international games as an Indian captain.
  • And also the most matches by a wicket-keeping batsman.
  • He is the most capped Indian wicket-keeper.
  • He has the most centuries for an Indian wicket-keeper.
  • The Indian skipper holds the record for the highest individual test score by an Indian captain. (224) which is the third highest for a wicket-keeper in the history of the game.
  • He also registered the highest score for an Indian wicket-keeper in the same innings.
  • To add to it, he also holds the record for the highest score by a wicket-keeper captain.
  • He is the first Indian wicket-keeper to score a double hundred and is the first wicket-keeper to reach the landmark in a day.
  • Dhoni has the most overseas Test losses as captain – 15
  • And also the second highest number of matches lost as India captain – 18
  • He also holds the record for the most number of ducks by an Indian captain- 8.
  • He has the most dismissals by an Indian wicket-keeper in test matches- 294
  • The only wicket-keeper to effect 9 dismissals in a single match

Career Turning Point : His performance against Kenya A and Pakistan A in the 2003/4 tri-nation tournament, where he scored 362 runs in 6 matches at an average of 72.40

Awards/Honours : Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna in 2007

                            Padma Shri in 2009

                            Padma Bhushan in 2018

Achievements : MTV Youth Icon of the year in 2006

                        ICC ODI Players of the Years in 2008 and 2009

                        CNN-IBN Indian of the year in Sports in 2011

                        ICC Award for Sprit of the Crickter in 2011

Personal Life

Date of birth : 7 July 1981

Age( as in 2019) 38 Years

Birthplace : Ranchi, Jharkhand, (Then in Bihar) India

Zodiac Sign : Cancer

Signature :

Nationality : Indian

Hometown : Ranchi, Jharjkhand, India

School : DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir, Shyamali, Ranchi, Jharkhand

College : St. Xaviers College, Ranchi, Jharkhand

Educational Qualifications : College Dropout

Religion : Hinduism

Food Habits : Non-Vegitarian

Address : Harmu Housing Colony, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India

Hobbies Biking, Playing Football and Tennis, Swmming

Contoversies

  • Fined for post-match comments
  • Conflict of interest
  • Alleged rift with seniors
  • Collision with Mustafizur Rahman
  • The blame game from Yuvi’s dad
  • The spot fixing scandal

Relationship

Marital Status : Married

Affairs/Girlfriend : Priyanka Jha (Died in 2002)

                           Lkashmi Rai ( South Indian Actress)

Marriage Date : 4 July 2010

Family

Wife : Sakshi Dhoni

Children : Ziva( Daughter)

Parents :

Father – Pan Sing

Mother : Devki Devi

Sibling : Brother – Narender Singh Dhoni( elder, Politician)

Sister : Jayanti Gupta

Favourite Things

Favourite Cricketers : Batsman : Sachin Tendulkar, Adam Gilchrist

                                  Bowler : Glenn McGrath, Brett Lee

Favourite Foods : Chicken Butter Masala, Chicken Tikka Pizza, Kebabs, Yellow Dal, Sonpapdi, Gulab Jamun and Rasgullas

Favourite Football : Cristiano Ronaldo

Favourite Tennis Players : Rafel Nadal

Favourite Actor(s) : Angelina Jolie, Deepika Padukone

Favourite Movie : Agneepath, Sholey

Favourite Muscian : Kishore Kumar

Favourite Colours : Blue and Black

Favourite Destinations : Sri Lanka, Goa

Style

Cars Collections : Audi Q7, Mitsubishi Pajero SFX, Land Rover Freelander 2, Mahindra Scorpio, Ferrari 599 GTO etc.

Bike Colections : Confederate Hellcat X132, Kawasaki Ninja H2, Kawasaki Ninja ZX14R, Harley Davidson Fatboy, Yamaha Thundercat etc.

Money turn over

Salary : Rs 15 Crore (2019)

Net Worth (Approx) : $103 million

Some interesting facts abouts Mahendra Sing Dhoni

  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni drink alcohol occasionally
  • Dhoni don’t smoke
  • He secured 65% in his 10th Board exams.
  • He fell in love with a girl named Priyanka Jha who died in an accident in same year when he is trying for place in India team in 2002.
  • He played as a senior for Bihar from 1999 to 2003.
  • He started working as a ticket collector at Kharagpur railway station for  years (2001-2003) when his performance consistanly ignored by East Zone selectors.
  • On his ODI he was out for a duck against Bangladesh on 23 December 2004.
  • His first ODI century comes against Pakistan in Vishakapatnam (148 runs from 12 balls)
  • His idol Sachin Tendular who recommended dhoni name for India’s skipper in 2007.
  • Dhoni and Sakshi is childhood friend, but they both came closer in winter of 2007 when they met in Kolkata through Yudhajit Dutta.
  • Dhoni was honoured with the rank of Lt. Colonel by the Indian Territorial Army in 2011.
  • In the year of 2012, 201 and 2014, he was the highest taxpayer sportsman in india.
  • ‘The Signature Shot’ which is his signature shot  learned from his childhood friend Snatosh Lal, who Died in july 2013.
  • Dhoni retired from Test  in December 2014 during Australia tour.
  • He has his Hotel in his hometown called ‘Hotel Mahi Residency’
  • Dhoni has 2 pet dogs, one is labradoe named Zarah and an Alsatian named Sam.
  • He is the co-owner of ‘Mahi Racing Team India’ in Supersport World Championship.
  • Dhoni launched a fashion brand with name of ‘Seven’ in 2016 with Rhiti Group.
  • ‘Camouflage’ clothes and accessories which he loves

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