Mahendra Singh Dhoni

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni is an Cricketer (Wicket-keeper)

Current Age : 39 years, 8 months, 11 days

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Name Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Original Name Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Used / Nick Name MSD, MS, Mahi, Captain Cool
Sex Male
Nationality Indian
Profession Cricketer (Wicket-keeper)
Origin Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
Age, Dob, Birthplace, zodiac, star sign
Date Of Birth (DOB) 07/07/1981 (M/D/Y)
Place Of Birth Ranchi, Jharkhand, (Then in Bihar) India
Zodiac Sign CANCER
Star Sign NA
Type Of Body Slim
Body Size and Measurements Chest: 42 inches – Waist: 32 inches – Biceps: 14 inches
Zero Size NA
Height 5 feet 9 inches / 175 Centimeters
Weight 75 kg / 165.375 lbs
Father / Mother, Family Details
Father Name Pan Singh (MECON employee; worked at Junior Management position)
Mother Name Devki Devi
No. Of. Brothers 1
No. Of. Sisters 1
Brother(s) Narendra Singh Dhoni (Elder, Politician)
Sister(s) Jayanti Gupta (Elder)
Education, Qualification
Name Of School DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir, Shyamali, Ranchi, Jharkhand
Name Of College St. Xaviers College, Ranchi, Jharkhand
Qualification College Dropout

Career

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 (India), #7 (IPL)

Domestic/State Team(s) – Asia XI, Bihar, Chennai Super Kings, Jharkhand, Rising Pune Supergiants

Coach/Mentor – Keshav Banerjee and Chanchal Bhattacharya

Batting Style – Right-Handed

Bowling Style – Right-Arm Fast Medium

Favourite Shots – Helicopter shot and Paddlesweep

Nature on Field – Calm

Likes to play against – Pakistan and Australia

Records (main ones)

  • Under his captaincy, Indian team won major tournaments in all 3 formats: the No.1 Test ranking for 18 months (2009-2011), the ODI World Cup in 2011, Champions Trophy in 2013 and the Twenty20 World Cup in 2007.
  • Most centuries at the position of No.7 in ODIs.
  • Most 6s in International Cricket as a captain.
  • Most number of stumpings in International Cricket.
  • Highest score by a wicket-keeper batsman in ODIs (183 runs).
  • Won most T20 International matches as a captain.
  • Most times bowled in International Cricket while playing a match as a wicket-keeper.
  • Only skipper to score an ODI century while batting at No.7
  • First Indian wicket-keeper batsman to score 4,000 Test runs.
  • Highlight score by an Indian captain in Tests (224 runs).
  • 3rd skipper ever to have captained in 300+ international matches, after Ricky Ponting (324) and Stephen Fleming (303).
  • The only skipper to have captained 50+ matches in all 3 formats.
  • First Indian captain to win a Test series in New Zealand.
  • In July 2018, he made the record of maximum stumpings in Twenty20 Internationals (33 stumpings in 91 matches).

Career Turning Point – Performance in the 2003/04 tri-nation tournament against Kenya and Pakistan A, where he scored 362 runs in 6 matches at an average of 72.40.

Honors, Awards

National Awards

  • Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna (2007)
  • Padma Shri (2009)
  • Padma Bhushan (2018)

Achievements

  • MTV Youth Icon of the Year (2006)
  • ICC ODI Player of the Year (2008, 2009)
  • CNN-IBN Indian of the Year in Sports (2011)
  • ICC Award for Spirit of Cricket (2011)

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