Last Updated: 06 Jul, 2023 | Views: 492
Profession: Sports Men
Other Profession(s): Army Officer, Cricketer
Famous For: Successful Indian Cricket Captain Won All ICC Trophies.
Higher Education: College Dropout
Mahendra Singh Dhoni is a notorious player and captain of the Indian International Cricket. He is popularly known by his name, Captain Cool and Mahi. Mahendra Singh Dhoni is a wicket-keeper who is a right-handed batsman. He started his training under Coach Keshav Ranjan Banerjee who understands the potential of MS Dhoni. He made his cricket debut in the Bihar Ranji Trophy. After that, he started working as a TTE at Kharagpur Railway Station for two years. In the fifth one-day international, he scored 148 runs and transcended the ultimate record for the highest score by an Indian wicket-keeper, a record that he would re-write before the end of the year.
In 2004: MS Dhoni got his breakthrough in ODI against Bangladesh.
In 2007: He was chosen as the captain of World T20 and replaced captain Rahul Dravid.
In 2008: The test Cricket Association selected MS Dhoni as the captain of the Test match.
In 2019: Mahendra Singh Dhoni appeared in the docudrama Roar of the Lion, telecast on Disney+Hotstar.
In 2020: Mahindra Singh Dhoni emeritus from all formats of international cricket except the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Awards and Achievement
In 2018: Mahendra Singh Dhoni received the third civilian award Padma Bhusan.
In 2007: He received Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratan Award.
In 2015: He became a trained paratrooper after completing his five parachute training jumps in the Agra Training Camp.
MS Dhoni became the third captain in the world (first Indian captain) who won 100 games.