MS DHONI BIOGRAPHY
|FULL NAME||Mahendra Singh Dhoni|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Ranchi, Jharkhand, (Then in Bihar) India|
|BORN||7 July 1981|
|HEIGHT||5 ft 9 in (175 cm)|
|EYE COLOUR||Dark Brown|
|BOWLING STYLE||Right-Arm Medium|
|HOBBIES||Biking, Playing Football and Tennis,|
|SCHOOL||DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir, Ranchi, Jharkhand|
|MS DHONI’S INSTAGRAM||@mahi7781|
|MS DHONI’S FACEBOOK||@MSDhoni|
|MS DHONI’S TWITTER||@msdhoni|
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Table of contents
- MS DHONI BIOGRAPHY
- MS DHONI’S NEWS
- INTERNATIONAL DEBUT OF MS DHONI
- TEAMS MS DHONI PLAYED IN
- RECORDS OF MS DHONI
- AWARDS OF MS DHONI
- CONTROVERSIES OF MS DHONI
- WIFE OF MS DHONI
- FAVOURITES OF MS DHONI
- MS DHONI’S VIDEO
- SALARY OF MS DHONI
- HOUSE OF MS DHONI
- MS DHONI CARS
- MS DHONI BRAND ENDORSEMENTS
- PHOTO GALLERY OF MS DHONI
INTERNATIONAL DEBUT OF MS DHONI
- 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
TEAMS MS DHONI PLAYED IN
India, Asia XI, Chennai Super Kings, Indians, Jharkhand, Rising Pune Supergiant, India A
RECORDS OF MS DHONI
- Under his captaincy, the 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, the Champions Trophy in 2013, and the Twenty20 World Cup in 2007.
- For 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
- Dhoni is the first Indian wicket-keeper to score 4,000 Test runs.
- After hitting a six in the third Test against England in Southampton, Dhoni completed 50 sixes as a captain, an Indian record.
- Dhoni, with 294 dismissals in his career, ranks first in the all-time dismissals list by Indian wicket-keepers.
- Dhoni is the third captain (and the first non-Australian) overall to win 100 games.
- First player to pass 10,000 runs in ODI cricket with having a career average of over 50.
- Most not outs (84) in ODIs.
- Dhoni’s 183* against Sri Lanka in 2005 is the highest score by a wicket-keeper.
- Dhoni and Bhuvneshwar Kumar were involved in a partnership of 100 not out against Sri Lanka, which is India’s highest eighth wicket partnership in ODIs.
- Dhoni holds the records of the most dismissals in an innings (6) and career (432) by an Indian wicket-keeper.
- Dhoni has the most stumpings (123) by any wicket-keeper in an ODI career, and is so far the only keeper to pass 100 stumpings.
- Dhoni holds the record for playing the most T20I innings (76) and scored the most runs (1,153) before scoring a fifty
- Most stumpings as wicket-keeper in T20Is (34)
- Most catches as wicket keeper in a T20I innings (5)
- Combined Test, ODI and T20I records
- He has played the most international matches as captain (332)
- Dhoni is the first, and so far only, wicket-keeper to make 150 stumpings across the three forms of the game. His current total of stumpings in internationals stands at 195
AWARDS OF MS DHONI
- 2018: Padma Bhushan, India’s third-highest civilian award.
- 2009: Padma Shri, India’s fourth-highest civilian award.
- 2007–08: Major Dhyanchand Khel Ratna award, India’s highest honor given for achievement in sports.
- ICC ODI Player of the Year: 2008, 2009
- ICC World ODI XI: 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 (captain in 2009, 2011–2014)
- Castrol Indian Cricketer of the Year: 2011
- ICC Men’s ODI team of the decade: 2011–2020 (captain and wicketkeeper)
- ICC Men’s T20I team of the decade: 2011–2020 (captain and wicketkeeper)
- ICC Spirit of the cricket award of the decade: 2011–2020
Other honours and awards
- MTV Youth Icon of the Year: 2006
- LG People’s Choice Award: 2013
- Honorary doctorate degree by De Montfort University in August 2011
- CNN-News18 Indian of the Year: 2011
- In 2019 Jharkhand Cricket association named their stadium’s South stand after Dhoni
- In 2023, the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) has decided to honour him by dedicating a seat at the Wankhede Stadium where he hit the winning shot in 2011 World Cup Final.
CONTROVERSIES OF MS DHONI
- In 2007, 40 residents of his locality filed a plea against the Ranchi Regional Development Authority (RRDA) for wasting 15,000 liters of water in M.S. Dhoni’s home in the daily maintenance of the swimming pool. At that time, his locality was going through a severe water crisis.
- He was involved in a tax evasion controversy over his Hummer H2, as the vehicle needed a registration charge of ₹4 lakhs in India, but it was mistakenly registered as a Mahindra Scorpio, the charge of registering which is ₹53,000.
- During the 2013 IPL spot-fixing, Dhoni was on the radar of the Supreme Court. He was in the contact with Gurunath Meiyappan, who was named in the betting charge sheet. Later, Dhoni called Gurunath Meiyappan, a “mere cricket enthusiast.” However, Meiyappan was a full-fledged team owner.
- In 2016, he resigned as the brand ambassador of Amrapali real estate group after the residents from one of the Amrapali units carried out a social media campaign after facing logistical issues in society.
- In November 2022, he moved a contempt petition at the Madras High Court against IPS officer G Sampath Kumar for Kumar’s remarks while he was investigating the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing and betting scandal of 2013.
WIFE OF MS DHONI
- He married Sakshi Singh Rawat on 4 July 2010.
FAVOURITES OF MS DHONI
|Batsmen||Sachin Tendulkar, Adam Gilchrist|
|Bowler||Glenn McGrath, Brett Lee|
|Cricket Stadium||Lord’s Cricket Ground, London Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne|
|Food||Chicken Butter Masala, Chicken Tikka Pizza, Kebabs, Yellow Dal, Sonpapdi, Gulab Jamun and Rasgullas|
|Football Player||Cristiano Ronaldo|
|Tennis Player||Rafael Nadal|
|Actor(s)||Amitabh Bachchan, John Abraham|
|Actresses||Angelina Jolie, Deepika Padukone|
|Colour(s)||Blue and Black|
|Sri Lanka, Goa|
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SALARY OF MS DHONI
- IPL 2023 – INR 15.0 crore
- Income – INR 50 crore per annum as of 2018
- Net Worth (Approx) – INR 1030 crore
HOUSE OF MS DHONI
Dhoni has a gigantic house in Ranchi, his hometown. He designed the house himself and it is worth Rs. 6 crores. Dhoni also boasts of a farmhouse in Ranchi and has built another house in the old part of the town. Recently, his wife shared some glimpses of yet another house in the making in Mumbai through her Instagram stories. There are speculations the family might permanently move to Mumbai.
MS DHONI CARS
|Car||Model||Price (INR Lakhs)|
|Land Rover||Freelander 2||43|
|Jeep||Grand Cherokee Trackhawk||112|
|Pontiac||Firebird Trans am||68|
|Rolls Royce||Silver Shadow||Unknown|
MS DHONI BRAND ENDORSEMENTS
Unacademy, Star Sports 2022, Cars24, Indian Terrain, RedBus, Colgate, Panerai, LivFast, Indigo Paints, GoDaddy, Bharat Matrimony, Mastercard India, Sumadhura, Snickers India, Orient, Netmeds.com, Sound Logic, WardWiz, SRMB Steel, Lava, Oreo, SportsFit by MS Dhoni, Seven, Zed Black Agarbattis, Gulf Oil India, Dream11, Reebok, Exide Life Insurance, Pepsico, Boost, State of Jharkhand, Amity University, Oppo, Spartan Sports, Revital H, Aircel, TVS, Videocon D2h, Sonata, Cello, Siyarams and India Cements and the latest one is Winzo.