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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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Chess Olympiad

Chess Olympiad: MS Dhoni to attend closing ceremony as chief guest

Other Sports | Aug 09, 2022, 04:50 PM IST

The Olympiad was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 28 at the Nehru indoor stadium where the valedictory will also be held.

Alyssa Healy, MS Dhoni, Commonwealth Games, Birmingham, 2022

Commonwealth Games 2022: Alyssa Healy races ahead of MS Dhoni for this record | READ

Cricket | Jul 30, 2022, 11:54 AM IST

As women's T20I cricket makes its debut in the Commonwealth Games, India took on Australia for the opener and once again faced a defeat at the hands of the Aussies. India was average with the bat and the fall of regular wickets restricted them to a total of 154 runs.

MS Dhoni, Amrapali group, real estate firm

MS Dhoni's tussle against Amrapali Group continues, Supreme Court rests arbitral proceedings

Cricket | Jul 26, 2022, 09:42 AM IST

In April 2019, Dhoni had moved the apex court seeking protection of his ownership rights on an over 5,500-square feet penthouse he booked 10 years ago in a project of Amrapali Group.

Lungi Ngidi | File Photo

Lungi Ngidi credits MS Dhoni for making him believe in himself

Cricket | Jul 17, 2022, 05:28 PM IST

"Having someone of Dhoni's calibre put his trust in me to win him games when I was 22 was massive for me," said Ngidi.

MSD in London

Watch: Fans gather to see MS Dhoni on streets of London as he barely escapes fall

Cricket | Jul 16, 2022, 09:04 PM IST

As soon as Dhoni came out of the building, he lost his footing and barely escaped a fall.

Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly

IND vs ENG, 2nd ODI: Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, MS Dhoni, and Suresh Raina's day out at Lord'

Cricket | Jul 14, 2022, 10:39 PM IST

The second ODI at the legendary Lord's stadium today witnessed a reunion of a few Indian greats including the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Harbhajan Singh, Suresh Raina, and MS Dhoni. Each one of these have their history on the ground.

MS Dhoni talking to Ishan Kishan after 2nd T20 vs England.

MS Dhoni visits Indian dressing room following 2nd T20I vs England - See pictures

Cricket | Jul 09, 2022, 11:43 PM IST

BCCI shared the pictures from their Twitter handle and wrote,' Always all ears when the great MS Dhoni talks.

Rohit and Virat

IND vs ENG: Rohit Sharma registers unique record as captain, leaves behind Virat Kohli & MS Dhoni

Cricket | Jul 08, 2022, 03:30 PM IST

Rohit has played T20 Internationals against six teams so far as captain.

MS Dhoni | File Photo

Will there ever be another MS Dhoni?

Cricket | Jul 07, 2022, 08:20 PM IST

Over the next decade or so, the world will witness the rise and rise of swashbuckling, attacking, and fearless wicketkeepers. The likes of Rishabh Pant, Jos Buttler, QDK, and Bairstow will shatter and create records. But will there be another Dhoni?

MS Dhoni, Happy Birthday MS Dhoni

MS Dhoni turns 41: Seven records of the Indian legend that stand tall

Cricket | Jul 07, 2022, 06:33 PM IST

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the only captain in world cricket to win all the major ICC Trophies. He won the T20 World Cup in 2007, clinched the ODI World Cup in 2011, and also led India to an ICC Champions Trophy victory in 2013.

MS Dhoni, MS Dhoni Birthday

MS Dhoni's Magnificient Sublime Dominance: Happy Birthday legend

Cricket | Jul 07, 2022, 06:23 PM IST

Dhoni bowed out of Test cricket in 2014 and later stepped out of international duties after India was eliminated from the 2019 ICC World Cup. They say life comes full circle, a legendary career that started with a run-out, ended with a run-out.

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Happy Birthday MSD! Wishes pour for MS Dhoni from fans across world; Twitter gets flooded

Cricket | Jul 07, 2022, 03:31 PM IST

Dhoni is liked by hundreds, loved by thousands, idolized by lakhs, and worshipped by millions. Since the clock struck 12, his supporters are sending warm regards.

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MS Dhoni celebrates birthday from Wimbledon seats

Cricket | Jul 07, 2022, 01:55 PM IST

Apart from celebrating the auspicious day with his family, Dhoni was also spotted enjoying tennis at the All England Club in London.

MS Dhoni

MS Dhoni celebrates birthday from Wimbledon seats

Cricket | Jul 07, 2022, 01:55 PM IST

Apart from celebrating the auspicious day with his family, Dhoni was also spotted enjoying tennis at the All England Club in London.

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On MS Dhoni's 41st birthday, let's take look at five lesser known facts about Captain Cool

Cricket | Jul 07, 2022, 12:35 PM IST

Do you know what inspired Dhoni to keep long hair in his early cricket days? Who are his favourite WWE players? Know all details and more interesting facts about captain Cool on his 41st birthday.

On MS Dhoni's birthday, wife Sakshi shares inside video from Thala's grand celebration in London | W

On MS Dhoni's birthday, wife Sakshi shares inside video from grand celebration in London | WATCH

Trending | Jul 07, 2022, 12:00 PM IST

On MS Dhoni's 41st birthday, the legendary captain's wife Sakshi Dhoni took to Instagram and shared an inside video from the celebration that took place in London. They were joined by their friends including team India's wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant.

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Kohli pens heartfelt message to 'elder brother' Dhoni, check out b'day wishes from cricketers

Cricket | Jul 07, 2022, 01:22 PM IST

Here's how the cricket fraternity wished MS Dhoni on his 41st birthday

MS Dhoni, Happy BIrthday MS Dhoni

MSD Birthday: larger-than-life celebration for larger-than-life cricketer

Cricket | Jul 06, 2022, 08:50 PM IST

The Indian legend turns 41 on July 7, 2022, Thursday and his fans all across the globe have started their celebrations for his birthday.

MS Dhoni's India, on June 23, 2013, beat England by five runs in a last-over thriller to lift the Ch

On This Day | India's Champions Trophy 2013 triumph: A tale of complete domination

Cricket | Jun 23, 2022, 06:17 PM IST

From acing the Proteas challenge in the first match to beating the likes of West Indies, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka with ease, MS Dhoni's India, on June 23, 2013, beat England by five runs in a last-over thriller to lift the Champion Trophy in 2013.

Ruturaj Gaikwad, MS Dhoni, CSK, Ind vs SA, India vs South Africa

IND vs SA, 3rd T20I: Gaikwad races away to first T20I half century; Twitter reacts

Cricket | Jun 14, 2022, 08:42 PM IST

Ruturaj along with Ishan stitched a partnership of 97 runs which propelled India's innings and set them up for a big total.

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