“MS Dhoni: The Untold Journey of India’s Legendary Cricketer and Captain”(Happy Birthday MS Dhoni) 7th July


On this special day, we honor MS Dhoni, who was an outstanding individual and achieved remarkable milestones during his career & revolutionizing the Indian cricket team. Born on July 7, 1981, in Ranchi, Dhoni completely transformed the Indian team. He made his debut in the game and helped them win matches, including ICC trophies. In the realm of ICC accolades, the prestigious triad of cricket championships encompasses the esteemed World Cup, the electrifying T20 World Cup, and the revered Champions Trophy, whereby Dhoni stands alone as the sole captain in the annals of the sport to claim victory in each of these eminent tournaments.

MS Dhoni made the decision to retire as captain of the CSK in the IPL on 15th August 2020. Dhoni is a legend thanks to a number of fascinating facts, and his admirers are always curious to learn more about him.

1. Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s first love was football, and he used to play goalie in high school.Although hailed as an iconic figure in cricket history, his heart was captivated by the realm of football, revealing an unwavering passion beyond compare. Recognizing his talent, his coach switched him to wicket-keeping, and Dhoni impressed everyone with his batting skills as well.

2. While many stars of the Indian team emerged from the Under-19 level, Dhoni wasn’t selected for the Under-19 team. However, he made his way into the national team solely based on his talent.

3. During the final of the 2011 World Cup, Dhoni consumed only khichdi (a rice and lentil dish) and led India to victory. Virender Sehwag, a former cricketer, recently made this admission.

4. Dhoni has a great passion for bikes and owns a collection of unique and expensive motorcycles from around the world. He even has a bike showroom at his house where all his bikes are displayed.

5. After retirement, Dhoni has also started focusing on farming. He owns a large farm in Jharkhand where he regularly spends time. A recent video of him helping a coworker get to his bike on his bike went viral.

6. Dhoni’s trademark shot is the helicopter shot. He has played this shot several times at the international level, sending the ball beyond the boundary. Even in the IPL, Dhoni is often seen playing this shot.

7. Dhoni has been honored with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel by the Indian Army. He is the second cricketer after the legendary all-rounder Kapil Dev to receive this prestigious recognition. The Indian Territorial Army bestowed the honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel on Dhoni in 2011.

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8. MS Dhoni got married to Sakshi on July 4, 2010, in Dehradun. They had their engagement and wedding on consecutive days. Today, Sakshi and Dhoni are the proud parents of a daughter named Jiva.

9.IMS Dhoni was named ICC One-Day International Player of the Year in 2008 and 2009, demonstrating his exceptional cricketing abilities. Recognizing his invaluable contributions to the sport, he was bestowed with the esteemed Padma Shri award in 2009 and later received the esteemed Padma Bhushan award in 2018, highlighting his significant impact on Indian cricket.

10. Dhoni began his career with a run-out and ended it with a run-out. He got run out against Bangladesh in December 2004 in his debut match, and in 2019, he got run out in his final ODI match for India.
In the indian cricket history MSD will be remebered as a one of the most greatest cricketer. His legacy will continue to inspire future generations, reminding us of the importance of perseverance, hard work, and leadership.

Tribute to this extraordinary individual and express our gratitude for the indelible mark he has left on the world of cricket.


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