MS Dhoni Full Biography, Height, Weight, Wife, Career, Family & More


MS Dhoni Indian Cricketer Full Biography


Born on 07 July 1981, Mahendra Singh Dhoni is an Indian cricketer. He is a Right-handed batsman and Right-arm medium bowler. He is one of the best Wicket Keeper in the world. Dhoni is one of the highest run-scorers in One Day Internationals (ODIs) with more than 10,000 runs scored and is considered an effective “finisher” in limited-overs formats.

He made his ODI debut in December 2004 against Bangladesh and played his first Test a year later against Sri Lanka. He achieved many records such as Padam Bhushan (2018), Padma Shri (2009) and ICC ODI Player Of the Year (2008,2009).

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Do you know In 2012 he is rated as the sixteenth most marketable athlete in the world? In 2016, a biopic M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story was made about his life and cricketing career up to the Indian team’s win at the 2011 Cricket World Cup.

MS Dhoni Indian Cricketer- Basic Information 

  • Name: Mahendra Singh Dhoni
  • Nickname: Mahi, Captain Cool, MSD, Thala
  • Role: Wicket Keeper, Batsman
  • Batting Style: Right Handed Bat
  • Bowling Style: Right-arm medium

MS Dhoni Physical Appearance

  • Height (approx.): 5′ 11”
  • Weight (approx.): 70 Kg
  • Eye Colour: Dark Brown
  • Hair Colour: Black

Personal Life Of MS Dhoni

  • Date of Birth: 07 July 1981
  • Age: 38 (As On 2020)
  • Birth Place: Ranchi, Bihar (now Jharkhand) India
  • Zodiac sign: Cancer
  • Nationality: Indian
  • School: DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir, Shyamali, Ranchi, Jharkhand
  • College: NA
  • Educational Qualifications: 10th Standard

MS Dhoni Family & Religion

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Source: CelebrityFamilyWiki
  • Father: Pan Singh
  • Mother: Devaki Devi
  • Brother: Narendra Singh Dhoni
  • Sister: Jayanti Gupta
  • Coach/Mentor: Chanchal Bhattacharya
  • Religion: Hindu
  • Address: Harmu Housing Colony, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India

Cricket Career Of MS Dhoni

  • Test: 2 December 2005 vs Shri Lanka
  • ODI: 23 December 2004 vs Bangladesh
  • T20: 1 December 2006 Vs South Africa
  • Jersey Number: #7 (India) #7 (Ipl)
  • Domestic/State Teams: Bihar Cricket Team
  • Nature on the field: Calm

MS Dhoni Indian Cricketer Batting Career 

M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 200 50 4s 6s
Test 90 144 16 4876 224 38.09 8248 59.12 6 1 33 544 78
ODI 350 297 84 10773 183 50.58 12303 87.56 10 0 73 826 229
T20I 98 85 42 1617 56 37.6 1282 126.13 0 0 2 116 52
IPL 190 170 65 4432 84 42.21 3215 137.85 0 0 23 297 209

MS Dhoni Indian Cricketer Bowling Career

M Inn B Runs Wkts BBI BBM Econ Avg SR 5W 10W
Test 90 7 96 67 0 0/1 0/1 4.19 0.0 0.0 0 0
ODI 350 2 36 31 1 1/14 1/14 5.17 31.0 36.0 0 0
T20I 98
IPL 190

Source: Cricbuzz

Highlighted Records Of MS Dhoni

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Source: News18
  • Under Dhoni’s captaincy, India topped the Test cricket rankings for the first time, in 2009.
  • Dhoni is the most successful Indian Test captain with 27 Test wins, eclipsing Sourav   Ganguly’s record of 21
  • Most not outs (82) in ODIs
  • Dhoni’s 183* against Sri Lanka in 2005 is the highest score by a wicket-keeper
  • Most dismissals as wicket-keeper in T20Is (87)

MS Dhoni Preferences & Hobbies

  • Hobbies: Biking, Playing Football and Tennis, Swimming
  • Favorite Batsman: Sachin Tendulkar, Adam Gilchrist
  • Favorite Bowlers: Glenn McGrath, Brett Lee
  • Favorite Food: Kababs, Chicken Butter, Marshall naan and chicken tikka pizza.
  • Favorite Color: Blue and Black
  • Favorite Singer: Kishor Kumar
  • Dhoni Cars Collection: Audi Q7, Hummer H2, Land Rover Freelander 2, Ferrari 599 GTO, Kawasaki Ninja H2
  • Net worth: $111 million (8,43,61,44,300.00) Indian Rupees.

MS Dhoni Relationship Status

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Source: SportsLibro
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Wife: Sakshi Dhoni
  • Marriage Date: 04 July 2010
  • Children: Ziva Dhoni (Daughter)

Awards and Recognitions

  • Padam Bhushan (2018)
  • Padma Shri (2009)
  • ICC ODI Player Of the Year (2008,2009)

Controversies did by MS Dhoni ( Indian Cricketer )

In IPL 2019, Dhoni lost his mind for a while. It happened during Chennai Super Kings’ league game against Rajasthan Royals at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur. The occurring took place during the fag end of the game when the pendulum was swinging way too frequently.

Dhoni wasn’t happy with umpire Ulhas Gandhe, who backtracked on a no-ball decision. On seeing the umpire’s change of mind, Dhoni charged out and confronted Gandhe. The heated argument took place for quite some time before sanity prevailed.

Bruce Oxenford, another on-field umpire, had to convince the CSK skipper to head back to the dugout. However, Dhoni was docked 50 percent of his match fees after he admitted to the Level 2 offense of the IPL’s code of conduct.

The All Out Cricket Post Interview Of MS Dhoni

Lesser-Known Facts

  • Dhoni is an romantic person. Whenever he has time, he likes spending it with his wife Sakshi be it at home or taking her out on exclusive dinner dates. He also makes sure they holiday together as much as possible.
  • No matter how big a fitness freak he is, Dhoni swears by chicken and Hot Chocolate Fudge.
  • In his early days, Dhoni was a fan of WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment). His favorite wrestlers were Bret Hart and Hulk Hogan.
  • Mahi is a fan of classic Hindi film songs. His favorite singer is Kishore Kumar.

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