Mahendra Singh Dhoni


Everyone knows how popular cricket is in India. And in the last decade, the cricketer who has received the most love from all over the world including India is Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Today, who does not know Mahendra Singh Dhoni as a good cricketer.



He is famous as MS Dhoni, he has brought laurels to India in the cricket world. Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the former captain of the Indian cricket team. And is currently active as a player in the Indian cricket team. MS Dhoni, who emerged from a small town to win the title of a great cricketer, struggled a lot in his life and after a lot of struggles, he reached this stage today and he has made a different identity in front of the world.


Mahendra Singh Dhoni is very much liked by his fans because of his sports as well as his behavior, perhaps that is why 37-year-old Dhoni, even today when he gets on the field, the entire stadium stands up and Dhoni – Dhoni starts to encourage him. is.


Mahendra Singh Dhoni Biography


Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s information at a glance


(Full name) Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Born 7 July 1981

Birthplace Ranchi, Bihar, India

Nickname Mahi

Height 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m)

Father Pan Singh

Mother Devaki Devi

Spouse (wife) Sakshi Dhoni



The life story of Mahendra Singh Dhoni


Initially, this journey was not so easy for Mahendra Singh Dhoni but due to his true spirit and hard work, he has achieved this success and today he joined the list of India’s legendary cricketers even Indian cricketers With his captaincy in the team, he won the hearts of many people and also gave good guidance to the team.


Let us tell you that Mahendra Singh Dhoni started playing cricket from his school time but it took him many years to become a part of the Indian team. But when Mahendra Singh Dhoni got an opportunity to play for our country, he used this opportunity very well and gradually established himself in the cricket world.


Not only this, Mahendra Singh Dhoni is now counted among the best cricketers of India who led the Indian team well in limited-overs too. Mahendra Singh Dhoni captained the Indian cricket team from 11 September 2007 to 4 January 2017 and captained the Test cricket team from 2008 to 28 December 2014.


Mahendra Singh Dhoni has become a popular cricketer and marketing icon of India, with bold and exciting behavior and unique hairstyle.


Mahendra Singh Dhoni is a successful offensive right-handed batsman and wicketkeeper who does not boast of his talent, so he is also a favorite cricketer in India.


Mahendra Singh Dhoni is one of the captains who have represented the national team in the rankings of junior and India A cricket teams. Mr. Dhoni is also a role-model and pin-up star.


MS Dhoni made his significant contribution to the Indian ODI team to win the second World Cup in 2011. Due to which he was also highly praised and he became the best player in India.


Mahendra Singh Dhoni played his first match for the Indian ODI team against Bangladesh on 23 December 2004, after which he captained the Indian ODI team from 2007 to 2016 and proved his talent with his captaincy.


Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni played his first match as a Test player against Sri Lanka on 2 December 2005 and led the team in Test cricket from 2008 to 2014. Mahendra Singh is known for his aggressive playing style.


Mahendra Singh Dhoni is one of the successful captains of India who led the team well and won many matches. Along with this, there are many records of his captaincy too. The special thing about his captaincy is that in 2009, the Indian team became the number one team under his skilled captaincy.


Mahendra Singh Dhoni also captained the Indian cricket team while winning the 2007 ICC World 20-20 and 2013 ICC Champions Trophy. His achievements in IPL matches are also often overshadowed by his international record, he won the IPL twice in 2010 and 2011 with the help of his IPL team Chennai Super Kings.


Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s childhood and early life


Mahendra Singh Dhoni was born on 7 July 1981 in Ranchi, Bihar (which now joins Jharkhand), he originally belonged to the Rajput family of Uttarakhand. His father, Pan Singh, is a retired employee of MECON (a public sector undertaking under the Steel Ministry), he has also served in junior management positions. His mother Devaki Devi is a housewife.


Mahendra Singh Dhoni has an elder brother Narendra Singh Dhoni and an elder sister Jayanthi Gupta.  As we know about his family that brother is a politician, while his sister is an English teacher.


He did his studies from DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir School located at Shyamali in Ranchi, Jharkhand. He was an athletic student but initially was more interested in badminton and football. He was also a good goalkeeper of his school football team.


It was a good occasion when his football coach sent him as the wicket-keeper of the local club’s cricket team. Mahendra Singh Dhoni attracted everyone with his best performance and from 1995 to 1998 took a permanent position as a regular wicketkeeper in the Commando Cricket Club team.


Mahendra Singh Dhoni continued to perform from the very beginning and during 1997-98 he was selected for the Vinoo Mankad Trophy Under-16 Championship Team. He started taking cricket seriously only after the 10th standard.


But for cricket, this legendary cricketer had to compromise his studies, so he left his studies after 12th.


Mahendra Singh’s early career


In 1998, India’s great cricketers were playing only at school and club level cricket, when they were selected to play in the Central Coal Fields Limited team. During this time, he impressed the former President of Bihar Cricket Association Deval Sahay with his true determination, hard work, and his best performance. After which he was given opportunities to play in first-class cricket.


Unfortunately, this time Dhoni’s team could not perform well, as a result, his team came down to the lowest level.


Start of Ranji Trophy


Mahendra Singh Dhoni had the opportunity to play in the Ranji Trophy during the 1999–2000 season. This Ranji Trophy match was played against the Assam Cricket team from Bihar. The second innings of this match, Mahendra Singh Dhoni scored an unbeaten 68 runs.


He played a match against Bengal in the next season in which he hit a century but still his team lost this match. Let me tell you that in this trophy season, he scored 283 runs in 5 matches. After this trophy, Dhoni played other and home matches as well.


Despite Dhoni’s best performance, he was not selected by the East John selectors, due to which Dhoni stayed away from the game and decided to take up the job.


At the age of 20, he got a job as a Traveling Ticket Examiner (TTE) at Kharagpur railway station through sports quota and moved to Midnapore in West Bengal.


He worked as a railway employee from 2001 to 2003. Because Dhoni’s mind was in sports since childhood, he could not work for long.


Duleep Trophy matches could not be played even after selection:


In 2001, Mahendra Singh Dhoni was selected to play the Duleep Trophy for the Eastern Region. But the Bihar Cricket Association could not give this information to Dhoni on time as he was in Midnapore, West Bengal at that time.


Dhoni came to know about this trophy when his team had already reached Agartala, this match was to be played in Agartala itself. Although a friend of Mahendra Singh Dhoni arranged for a car to catch a flight from Kolkata Airport, the car broke down in half. After this, Deepdas Gupta played the match by becoming the wicket-keeper.


Deodhar Trophy Tournament


During the 2002–03 season, Mahendra Singh Dhoni continued to perform well in the Ranji Trophy and Deodhar Trophy, which earned him recognition in the field of cricket. Let us tell you that while playing in the match of Talent Resource Development Wing in Jamshedpur in 2003, Mahendra Singh Dhoni was seen by former captain Prakash Poddar after which he gave information about Dhoni’s game to National Kickrate Academy and thus Dhoni’s selection in Bihar Under Had been in the -19 team.


On behalf of the East Zone team, he also participated in the Deodhar Trophy tournament in the 2003–2004 season and Dhoni was part of the East Zone team. During this time Dhoni won the match and won the Deodhar Trophy.


He scored another century in this match. This season, Dhoni played a total of 4 matches in which he scored 244 runs.


During the 2003–04 season, he was selected for the ‘India A-Team’ touring Zimbabwe and Kenya. For India A-Team, Dhoni played the first match against Zimbabwe XI as a wicket-keeper and made 7 catches and stumping during the match.


Mahendra Singh Dhoni also helped his team’s Pakistan A team to beat back to back. In which Dhoni scored a half-century. In this way, Mahendra Singh Dhoni did his best in the match played with three countries whose talent was also noticed by the captain of the Indian national team, Sourav Ganguly.


Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s career in ODI match


Mahendra Singh Dhoni was selected in the National One Day Match in the year 2004-2005 after impressing with his consistent performance. Mahendra Singh Dhoni played his first ODI against Bangladesh team. But he could not perform well in his first match and was just out on zero.


But despite the poor performance, the stars of Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s luck supported him, which was why the selectors trusted him by selecting him for the next One Day Match series to be played with Pakistan.


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