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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 2022: MS Dhoni quits as captain of Chennai Super Kings, Ravindra Jadeja to take over

Sports | Mar 24, 2022, 04:00 PM IST

MS Dhoni has stepped down as skipper of Chennai Super Kings and has handed over the captaincy baton to Ravindra Jadeja.

IPL 2021 Final: KKR opt to bowl against CSK, both teams unchanged

Sports | Oct 15, 2021, 08:13 PM IST

Kolkata Knight Riders captain Eoin Morgan has won the toss and elected to bowl first against Chennai Super Kings in the final of IPL 2021 at the Dubai International Stadium on Friday.

IPL 2021: CSK eye top place in points table as they take on RCB in Sharjah

Sports | Sep 24, 2021, 08:36 PM IST

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) would look to shrug off the crushing defeat in the previous outing and get their mojo back when they take on Mahendra Singh Dhoni's resilient Chennai Super Kings (CSK).

T20 World Cup: Inside story of MS Dhoni becoming 'mentor' for Team India

Sports | Sep 09, 2021, 03:27 PM IST

MS Dhoni fans should rejoice as their favourite 'Mahi' is all set to return for the T-20 World Cup. A team of 15 players has been announced for the upcoming T-20 series has been announced, which Dhoni himself will be mentoring.

Team for T-20 World Cup announced, MS Dhoni to become mentor

Sports | Sep 09, 2021, 07:20 AM IST

MS Dhoni fans should rejoice as their favourite 'Mahi' is all set to return for the T-20 World Cup. A team of 15 players has been announced for the upcoming T-20 series has been announced, which Dhoni himself will be mentoring.

Ashwin included in India's T20 World Cup squad; MS Dhoni brought in as mentor

Sports | Sep 08, 2021, 10:28 PM IST

Former India skipper MS Dhoni was on Wednesday brought in as mentor of India's 15-member T20 World Cup squad by the BCCI, a move that took everyone by surprise. Ashwin also returned to India's white-ball set-up alongside the trio of Ishan Kishan, Axar Patel and Varun Chakravarthy.

MS Dhoni and others at All Star Football Practice at Bandra

Entertainment | Aug 02, 2021, 04:00 PM IST

Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh and former Indian cricket team captain MS Dhoni were spotted playing football at a stadium in Mumbai. Along with Dino Morea and Saif Ali Khan's son Ibrahim Ali Khan, Ranveer and Dhoni were a part of the All Stars Football Club, which holds matches to collect income for charity while promoting the game of football in India.

Samson can learn from Rohit, MS Dhoni: Shivam Sarma

Sports | Jul 05, 2021, 09:12 AM IST

Rajasthan Royals' all-rounder feels team's young captain can learn from the successful captains of the cash-rich league

Virat Kohli is the true ambassador of Test cricket, says MSK Prasad

Sports | Jun 12, 2021, 12:40 PM IST

In an exclusive interview with India TV Cricket, former chief selector MSK Prasad also talked about MS Dhoni's international retirement

CSK batsman Ruturaj Gaikwad reveals MS Dhoni's diet

Sports | Jun 04, 2021, 09:15 AM IST

In an exclusive conversation with India TV Cricket, Chennai Super Kings batsman Rutiraj Gaikwad revealed captain MS Dhoni's diet pattern.

Siddarth Kaul names Ganguly, Dhoni as his all-time favourite captains

Sports | May 29, 2021, 02:20 PM IST

Fast bowler Siddarth Kaul named former Indian captains Sourav Ganguly and Mahendra Singh Dhoni as his all-time favourite skippers. He said that Ganguly was aggressive on the field, while Dhoni was a cool presence.

Avesh Khan reveals how he waited for 3 years to take MS Dhoni's wicket

Sports | May 21, 2021, 10:27 PM IST

Delhi Capitals pacer Avesh Khan had almost dismissed MS Dhoni back in the 2018 IPL edition but a dropped catch by Colin Munro made the pacer wait for quite some time. This year, Dhoni was bowled off an inside edge against Avesh.

Every bowler dreams of dismissing legends like MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli: Avesh Khan

Sports | May 21, 2021, 09:57 PM IST

Avesh Khan, who had a breakthrough season this year with Delhi Capitals, feels every budding cricketer dreams of taking the wicket of players like MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli. Avesh, who is just 24, had a brilliant IPL season this year where he dismissed both Dhoni and Kohli.

Dhoni kept faith in Rohit during his struggling phase: Dinesh Lad

Sports | May 21, 2021, 10:43 AM IST

Dinesh Lad opened up on Rohit Sharma's struggles between 2009-2011, and highlighted the role of the team management and MS Dhoni in helping the batsman make a strong comeback in Indian colours.

IPL 2021: James Neesham gets chance as MI elect to bowl against CSK

Sports | May 01, 2021, 09:36 PM IST

Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma won the toss and elected to bowl against Chennai Super Kings in their IPL match on Saturday. MI have made a couple of changes to their playing XI with James Neesham and Dhawala Kulkarani replacing Nathan Coulter Nile and Jayant Yadav.

IPL 2021 | Rishabh Pant wins toss, elects to bowl against MS Dhoni-led CSK

Sports | Apr 10, 2021, 10:04 PM IST

In the second clash of the IPL 2021 on Saturday, Delhi Capitals' newly-appointed skipper Rishabh Pant won the toss and elected to bowl first against Chennai Super Kings at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

Super 50 | MS Dhoni unveils new Chennai Super Kings Jersey

News | Mar 25, 2021, 10:26 AM IST

Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni unveiled the team's new jersey for Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021. CSK posted a video on social media.

IND vs ENG | Virat Kohli opens up on possibly surpassing MS Dhoni's record of most Test wins at home

Sports | Feb 23, 2021, 08:53 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.

MS Dhoni, wife Sakshi spotted at Mumbai Airport

Sports | Feb 16, 2021, 11:31 PM IST

Former Indian Cricket Team captain MS Dhoni was spotted at Mumbai Airport along with wife Sakshi Dhoni on February 16.

Suresh Raina inaugurates MS Dhoni's cricket academy in Ahmedabad

Sports | Feb 15, 2021, 10:20 PM IST

With an aim to provide robust cricket coaching and nurture young talent, former cricketer Suresh Raina inaugurated MS Dhoni's cricket academy in Ahmedabad on February 15.

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