New Delhi: One of cricket's most charismatic personalities today is the Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. He has been a true inspirational figure and has provided for some great cricketing moments.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni was born in Ranchi, the capital of the eastern state of Jharkhand in India.
At that time, Ranchi was just a small town well known for its natural resources and lakes.
His father Pan Singh was a pump operator and his mother Devaki Devi was a housewife. Along with the other children; son Narendra and daughter Jayanti, the Dhonis were a simple hardworking family.