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Ms Dhoni Mahendra Singh Dhoni (MS Dhoni) - Indian Cricketer Height: 1.75 m DOB: July 7, 1981

One of the most loved and scrutinised cricketers to have ever been born in India - Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the perfect story for every small town boy/girl who wants to make it big in life. Hailing from the cricketing backwaters - Jharkhand, Dhoni is unarguably the second most popular player in the cricket frenzy nation after 'God' Sachin Tendulkar. Going by the statistics, Dhoni is India's most successful captain and under his leadership, India have won the top prize in all formats of the gentlemen's game - the inaugural World Twenty20 on his captaincy debut in 2007, No.1 Test ranking for 18 months starting December 2009, and the 50-over World Cup in 2011 in Mumbai. He is also the first captain in the world to win three different ICC trophies. Dhoni also led India to a memorable 2013 Champions Trophy triumph in England. During his now more than 14-years long international career, Dhoni has played an integral part in many of India's famous victories. For his impressive match-winning skills, the veteran batsman has also been christened with the tag of 'one of the best finishers in the sport', especially in the limited-overs format. However, with age catching up - Dhoni's batting abilities are on the wane but his electric reflexes and impeccable instincts behind the stumps still make him an indispensable asset to Team India. With the countdown of the 2019 ICC World Cup already started, India still needs the services of one of its biggest stalwarts who is responsible for taking the team to insurmountable heights.

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'We didn't know till the last day': Ishant reveals what MS Dhoni told him before Test retirement

Cricket | Feb 24, 2021, 08:12 AM IST

Ishant Sharma revealed his conversation with MS Dhoni before the latter's retirement from Test cricket in 2014.

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'You hold your ex-captain really close to heart': Kohli on equalling Dhoni's captaincy record

Cricket | Feb 23, 2021, 05:07 PM IST

Dhoni and Kohli are currently tied with 21 wins and the latter has a chance to clinch the top spot in the next two Tests.

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Kohli on verge of surpassing Dhoni to become India's most successful Test skipper at home

Cricket | Feb 22, 2021, 07:06 PM IST

A win in the Pink Ball Test will also help him equal Steve Waugh's tally of 22 wins at home which is the third-most by any Test captain

MS Dhoni, wife Sakshi's dance on 'Mummy Nu Pasand' song leaves fans drooling. Watch viral video

MS Dhoni, wife Sakshi's dance on 'Mummy Nu Pasand' song leaves fans drooling. Watch viral video

Trending | Feb 18, 2021, 12:37 PM IST

MS Dhoni & wife Sakshi set internet on fire with their viral dance videos from their friend's wedding. The two of them all decked up beautifully were seen shaking a leg on various Bollywood and Punjabi songs. In one of the videos, Dhoni is seen sitting on a chair while Sakshi dances on 'Mummy Nu Pasand' song while another one shows him loosening up a bit on the stage.

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IND vs ENG 2nd Test | Virat Kohli equals MS Dhoni's captaincy record with India's Chepauk victory

Cricket | Feb 16, 2021, 02:43 PM IST

India climbed to the second spot in the World Test Championship points table, inching closer to booking a berth in the final against New Zealand.

SSR's 'MS Dhoni' co-star Sandeep Nahar hanged himself in bedroom of flat, confirms Police

SSR's 'MS Dhoni' co-star Sandeep Nahar hanged himself in bedroom of flat, confirms Police

Celebrities | Feb 16, 2021, 01:52 PM IST

Sandeep Nahar, who was in his 30s and featured in films like Akshay Kumar's 'Kesari' and Sushant Singh Rajput-starrer 'MS Dhoni,' was found unconscious at his flat on Monday evening by his wife Kanchan and friends who took him to SVR Hospital, where he was declared dead on arrival, police had said.

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'Dhoni behind the stumps, Tendulkar on the field..': Root describes 'surreal' debut against India

Cricket | Feb 04, 2021, 08:23 AM IST

Joe Root made his Test debut against India in 2012, and in an interview with ECB, described the 'surreal' moment.

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Imran Tahir explains why MS Dhoni is best captain in the game

Cricket | Jan 31, 2021, 10:06 AM IST

The South African spinner says his Chennai Super Kings captain is best in the world as he has in-depth knowledge of the game.

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IND vs ENG: Virat Kohli in line to break MS Dhoni's captaincy record in England Test series

Cricket | Jan 29, 2021, 01:57 PM IST

Virat Kohli has a chance to overtake former Indian captain MS Dhoni in the upcoming Test series against England.

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Inspired by MS Dhoni, I learnt helicopter shot for death overs: Baroda's Vishnu Solanki

Cricket | Jan 27, 2021, 10:15 PM IST

Baroda needed 15 off the last three balls and Solanki, back on strike, hit a six and a four and followed it up with the helicopter shot for a six to seal the game in Baroda's favour.

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Watch: MS Dhoni-like helicopter shot seals victory for Baroda in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy

Cricket | Jan 27, 2021, 08:47 PM IST

Baroda will now take on Punjab on Friday to book a berth in the final.

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MS Dhoni is probably No.1 wicketkeeper-batsman we have ever seen, says Ben Dunk

Cricket | Jan 27, 2021, 04:57 PM IST

Dunk, who will turn up for Qalandars in the Abu Dhabi T10 tournament beginning Thursday, said he is looking forward to playing with former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi.

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MS Dhoni comparisons amazing but Rishabh Pant wants a name for himself in Indian cricket

Cricket | Jan 21, 2021, 11:21 AM IST

Pant is often compared with the two-time World Cup winning former captain and wicketkeeper batsman, who retired last year after a glorious international career.

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CSK release Piyush Chawla, Kedar Jadhav ahead of IPL 2021; Suresh Raina among 18 retained players

Cricket | Jan 20, 2021, 07:01 PM IST

Raina has been CSK's highest run-getter in IPL and has been instrumental in their twin title wins, but had returned home after reaching the UAE for IPL 2020, owing to "personal reasons".

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Look what Amitabh Bachchan noticed about Indian cricketers and their kids

Celebrities | Jan 14, 2021, 11:03 AM IST

Senior Bachchan shares some interesting facts, quotes, pictures, and stories with his fans. Amitabh Bachchan on Wednesday took to his Twitter account and shared yet another interesting information related to Indian cricketers. Check it out here!

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IND vs AUS 3rd Test: Wasim Jaffer uses 'legend' MS Dhoni's words to praise Mohammed Siraj

Cricket | Jan 07, 2021, 06:56 PM IST

Siraj wasn't able to hold back his emotions while singing the national anthem.

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From MS Dhoni's gloves to Virat Kohli's bat: Dhawan flaunts his cricket collection in latest video

Cricket | Dec 31, 2020, 07:18 PM IST

Dhawan, in the past, has also acknowledged Dhoni for backing him in the 2013 Champions Trophy.

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AUS vs IND | Ravindra Jadeja joins MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli in elite list of Indian players

Cricket | Dec 29, 2020, 09:11 PM IST

Expressing gratitude towards his teammates and the Indian board, the 32-year-old said that he feels honoured to be a part of the illustrious list.

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MS Dhoni hosts newly-wed Yuzvendra Chahal, Dhanashree Verma in Dubai, see pics

Cricket | Dec 29, 2020, 05:58 PM IST

Chahal and Dhanashree, last week, had announced their wedding by sharing photos from the ceremony on social media. 

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Surprise omissions and selections in ICC Team of the Decade

Cricket | Dec 28, 2020, 04:21 PM IST

While a lot many justifiable names were part of the lists, there were a few too many surprise omissions and selections made by ICC, one of the major omissions being the absence of Pakistan players from the Test and T20I team, for which they have received flak from across the globe.

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