MS Dhoni

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Full Name MS Dhoni
Age 39 Years Old
Nick Name MSD, MS, Captain Cool
Gender Male
Famous As Cricketer
Birth Date July 7th, 1981
Birth Place Ranchi, India

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CSK vs RCB: MS Dhoni Review System strikes again for Chennai Super Kings (IPL 2019)

MS Dhoni is well known for his proficiency with the Decision Review System (DRS) and thanks to his brilliant decisions over the years, many fans have dubbed it the ‘Dhoni Review System’. The brilliance was in full flow once again on Saturday during the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 match between Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore when he aced a review to get rid of Navdeep Saini. Imran Tahir trapped Saini in front of the wicket and the entire team went up in loud appeal. The umpire said not out but Tahir kept making his case to the skipper. MS Dhoni took his time in deciding whether to take the DRS or not and with just one second remaining in the counter, went for the review.

"Any Coach Would Love MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli In His Side": Kings XI Punjab Coach Mike Hesson 

MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli are proven match-winners and their unmatched caliber as players and captains of their respective IPL teams makes them an asset for any team. Kings XI Punjab's (KXIP) coach Mike Hesson is mightily impressed with the former India skipper and his successor and said that any coach would love to have the star duo in their side. The former head coach of New Zealand also explained what makes Dhoni and Kohli even more special in the Indian Premier League (IPL). "Any coach would want to have either both or any one of them in the side. Their ability to adapt to a game situation is amazing. Virat is at the top of his game and he keeps pushing himself. He adjusts to formats brilliantly and he is world-class. Virat will be looking to do a job for RCB," Hesson told.

Why is Dhoni Famous For?

Dhoni is famous for playing cricket and staying at number 1 position in the ICC ODI Batsman rankings in 2009 continuously for many months.

Birth Facts, Parents, Siblings, Birthday, Wiki, Nationality, Ethnicity, Education And More of MS Dhoni

MS Dhoni was born on 7th July 1981 with the birth name of in Ranchi, India. Born in a Rajput family. He spent a lavish childhood. His nationality is Indian and ethnicity is Caucasian Asian. His birth sign is Cancer. He was born to Pan Singh and Devki Devi, his parents. He has two siblings, sister Jayanti Gupta, and brother Narendra Singh Dhoni. At present, his age is 37 but his age will be 38 on his upcoming birthday in 7th July as of 2019. His religion is Muslim. Concerning his education, he attended DAV Jawahar Vidhya Mandir in Shyamali, Ranchi where he excelled in football and badminton and was chosen at club and district level in these games. 

Height, Weight And Other Body Measurement of Dhoni

MS Dhoni is a very handsome cricketer with Athletic body build. His personality is very attractive and cool. He has a tall height of 175 cm (5 ft 9 in). He has a balanced weight of 75 Kg (165 Pounds). He maintains his body fit doing exercise and dieting. His hair color is Black and eye color is Dark Brown. His other body measurement will be updated soon. 

Career Start of Dhoni

  • Dhoni was selected by Deval Sahay to play for the Central Coal Fields Limited (CCL) team in the year 1998. 
  • Playing for CCL, he got a chance to bat up the order.
  • Then, he grabbed the opportunity and scored centuries and helped CCL move to the A division. 
  • He was included in the Bihar U-19 squad for the 1998-1999 season and scored 176 runs in 5 matches (7 innings) as the team finished fourth in the group of six and did not make it to the quarter-finals. 
  • He made his Ranji Trophy debut for Bihar in the 1999-2000 season and made a half-century in his debut match scoring 68* in the second innings against Assam cricket team.
  • He was part of the East Zone squad that won the Deodhar Trophy 2003-2004 season and contributed with 244 runs in 4 matches, including a century (114) against Central zone.
  • Since his debut in ODI in 2004, Mahendra Singh Dhoni has emerged as one of the most prominent cricket figure and crazy captain India has ever witnessed.
  • In 2003, he played for Jharkhand. After captaining of Bengal, TRDO PC Poddar discovered him at a match in Jamshedpur; he sent a report to NCA.
  • After showing great potential in a one-day match against Sri Lanka, he replaced Dinesh Karthik in December of 2005 as a wicket-keeper of Indian Test.
  • In 2006, he overtook Ricky Ponting as number one in the ICC ODI Rankings for batsmen on 20 April 2006 becoming the fastest batsman to do so, in 42 innings.
  • In 2007, he was given the responsibility of Indian cricket team as a captain for the opening ICC World Twenty20 that took place in South Africa.
  • In December 2009, under his captaincy, India peaked to number one in the ICC Test Ranking.
  • After triumphing against Sri Lanka in the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup on 2nd of April 2011, Dhoni was praised by India s best player and his childhood inspiration Sachin Tendulkar.
  • Winning the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy, he became the first and only captain in international cricket to claim all ICC trophies.
  • He became the second India batsman after Sachin Tendulkar to aggregate 1,000 or more ODI-runs against Australia in November 2013.
  • He became the first Indian captain to win all group stages matches in such a tournament during the 2015 Cricket World Cup.
  • He stepped down as captain of India in the limited over formats in January 2017.
  • He was contracted by the Chennai Super Kings for US$1.5 million. 
  • Under his captaincy, Chennai Super Kings won the 2010 and 2011 and 2018Indian Premier League titles and the 2010 and 2014 Champions League T20 titles.
  • In the 2018 IPL season, Chennai Super Kings returned to IPL and Dhoni was again selected to lead the franchise.  
  • He scored 455 runs in the tournament and led his side to their third IPL title.
  • During 2018 Asia Cup in India's last Super Four match, against Afghanistan, captain Rohit Sharma and vice-captain Shikhar Dhawan were both rested for the match. 
  • He was named the captain of the side in their absence and became the first cricketer to lead India 200 times in ODIs.
  • A documentary web series, titled Roar of The Lion on the epic comeback of Chennai Super Kings to lift the 2018 Indian Premier League starring MS Dhoni in the lead role slated to have its online streaming from 20th March 2019.
  • The web series is also the biggest ever release through the platform of Hotstar Specials.

Net Worth, Salary, Source of Income of Dhoni

Mahendra Singh Dhoni has a net worth of $50 Million dollars. The salary of Dhoni is $1.8 Million. He is earning a good amount of money from his work and he is satisfied with his earning. He has a lavish home in New Ranchi with a wide area and swimming pool. He has a great fetish for cars and bikes and has a large collection of it. Collection of his bikes include Ducati 1098, ZMR, Hero Karizma, TVs Apache, Yamaha Thundercat, Yamaha Rd 350, Harley Davidson Fat Boy, Kawasaki zx14r Ninja, and Confederate Hellcat to name a few.

Marital Status, Children, Wife, Affairs of Dhoni

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is a married person. He was married to Sakshi Singh Rawat on 4th of July 2010. His wife is a native of Dehradun, Uttarakhand. At the time of their nuptials, she was taking courses in hotel management and was doing an internship at the Taj Bengal. The nuptial was help after a day of their engagement. Dhoni experienced fatherhood for the first time on the 6th of February 2015. The name of the baby girl is Ziba Dhoni. As of today, the couple is living a happy life without a sign of separation. His sexual orientation is straight.