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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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IPL 2020: Exciting to see Ruturaj Gaikwad grab chances, says CSK skipper MS Dhoni after win over KKR

Cricket | Oct 30, 2020, 12:09 AM IST

Ruturaj Gaikwad played back-to-back match winning knocks for CSK as the side dents KKR play-off chances.

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IPL 2020: Would not be surprised if MS Dhoni is retained as CSK captain in 2021, says Gautam Gambhir

Cricket | Oct 29, 2020, 04:26 PM IST

Three-time winners CSK have failed to clear the leagues stage for the first time in the tournament's history and are currently placed at the bottom of the points table following an unprecedented eight defeats in 12 outings.

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IPL 2020 | I'm sure MS Dhoni must have had sleepless nights while captaining CSK: Gautam Gambhir

Cricket | Oct 29, 2020, 09:53 AM IST

Eyeing to finish their below-par season on a positive note, CSK are scheduled to face Kolkata Knight Riders on Thursday.

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Confident that MS Dhoni will lead CSK in IPL 2021: Franchise CEO Kasi Viswanathan

Cricket | Oct 27, 2020, 10:46 AM IST

Many have called for a rejig given most of their core players are well past their prime. Even their captain, MS Dhoni, who is 39 presently and had struggled to score in the ongoing tournament in the UAE.

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IPL 2020 | 'Was hoping to play with Mahi bhai and make a partnership': Ruturaj Gaikwad

Cricket | Oct 26, 2020, 11:47 AM IST

Ruturaj Gaikwad scored an important 65-run knock against Royal Challengers Bangalore to steer CSK to an 8-wicket win.

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After CSK crash out of IPL 2020, Sakshi Dhoni posts emotional message for MS Dhoni

Cricket | Oct 26, 2020, 12:11 AM IST

CSK registered an emphatic eight-wicket victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore but their chances to book playoffs berth ended after Rajasthan Royals thumped defending champions Mumbai Indians on Sunday.

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IPL 2020 | Glad with how youngsters have responded: MS Dhoni lauds Ruturaj Gaikwad

Cricket | Oct 25, 2020, 07:40 PM IST

After registering a duck in his previous game, 22-year-old Gaikwad emerged as CSK's talisman by slamming an unbeaten 65 off 51 balls against RCB.

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IPL 2020 | Fans sticking to you through rough patch are true fans, blessed to have them: MS Dhoni

Cricket | Oct 25, 2020, 04:43 PM IST

The Yellow Army suffered their eighth defeat of the tournament when they lost against Mumbai Indians by 10 wickets on Friday.

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IPL 2020: RCB skipper Virat Kohli opts to bat first vs MS Dhoni-led CSK; brings in Moeen Ali

Cricket | Oct 25, 2020, 03:14 PM IST

Taking cue from last night match between SRH vs KXIP, RCB skipper Virat Kohli feels it is safer to bat first against MS DHoni led CSK.

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WBBL: Watched lot of MS Dhoni's innings, took inspiration from him: Brisbane Heat's Grace Harris

Cricket | Oct 25, 2020, 01:31 PM IST

Grace Harris scored 53 off 37 deliveries to guide Brisbane Heat to seven-wicket win over Perth Scorchers on the opening day of Women's Big Bash League.

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IPL 2020: MS Dhoni’s CSK play for pride against Virat Kohli-led RCB

Cricket | Oct 25, 2020, 09:49 AM IST

With slimmest of chances of making it to the play-offs, CSK will focus on giving chances to their fringe players in the squad against an in-form RCB in Dubai.

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IPL 2020: One last chance for MS Dhoni's men as Chennai Super Kings stand on brink elimination

Cricket | Oct 25, 2020, 07:27 AM IST

Chennai may have conceded that the season is over with the skipper already looking ahead for their next season, but are still mathematically in the race to make it to the playoffs.

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IPL 2020: Chennai are no longer Super Kings, feels Aakash Chopra after their defeat against MI

Cricket | Oct 24, 2020, 06:48 PM IST

Hoping to add a few victories under their belt and improve their below-par winning record of this season, CSK are slated to face Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore on Sunday.

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IPL 2020: MS Dhoni should have played like 'attacking' Dhoni of old: Srikkanth after CSK's defeat

Cricket | Oct 24, 2020, 06:14 PM IST

Contrary to expectations, the Yellow Army is languishing at the bottom of the points table, with just three wins in 11 matches so far.

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IPL 2020: MS Dhoni already thinking about next IPL after humiliating loss to Mumbai Indians

Cricket | Oct 23, 2020, 11:00 PM IST

MS Dhoni felt apart from luck the CSK squad has not played to its potential after Rohit Sharma-less Mumbai Indians virtually ends CSK's IPL journey with a 10-wicket win.

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IPL 2020: Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians - Statistical Preview

Cricket | Oct 23, 2020, 10:19 AM IST

The only team to have a positive win-loss record against CSK are Mumbai Indians, having won 18 of their 41 T20 meetings, which includes victories in eight of their last 10 meetings.

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IPL 2020 | Bruised and battered CSK take on old nemesis Mumbai Indians in must-win tie

Cricket | Oct 23, 2020, 09:03 AM IST

Chennai will be up against a formidable MI side which won five games in a row before Kings XI Punjab halted the juggernaut, turning the tables in a double Super Over on Sunday night.

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IPL 2020 | Chennai Super Kings facing worst ever season with win percentage of just 30

Cricket | Oct 21, 2020, 05:53 PM IST

In the 10 previous seasons it has competed, the Chennai franchise has made the final eight times, winning it thrice.

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IPL 2020 | Ajit Agarkar suggests one thing that MS Dhoni should do to solve his batting woes

Cricket | Oct 21, 2020, 02:25 PM IST

Hoping to get back to winnings ways, the three-time champions are set to face Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai Indians on Friday

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Despite poor show with the bat, MS Dhoni is still the most successful wicketkeeper this year

Cricket | Oct 20, 2020, 05:04 PM IST

Dhoni recently also achieved the feat of scoring 4000 runs for CSK and claiming 150 dismissals in the league.

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