MS Dhoni - Redefining Excellence

Every once in a while there comes a personality that changes the way we see things. This has been the case in all walks of life where one person holds the ability to influence a vast majority and permanently make a mark in history. MS Dhoni is one of many names in the world of sports but one of the most important names in Indian cricket. Mahendra Singh Dhoni is arguably one of the finest captains of the Indian national cricket team and after more than a decade of thrilling innings, he will go down in history as the benchmark for the best.

MS Dhoni Personal Details:

Name Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Date of Birth 07 July 1981
Birthplace Ranchi
Height 5 ft 10 Inches
Playing Role Wicket Keeper & Right Handed Batsman
Spouse Sakshi
ICC Rankings-
Batting
ODI 23
T20 78

MS Dhoni - Records, Key Statistics and Achievements:

He came into the public eye for the first time when he played a stellar knock against famed rivals, Pakistan. Mahendra Singh Dhoni at age 23, annihilated the opponent bowling squad with a run total of 148 from 123 balls. In the same year, he established himself as the dependable big hitter of the team when he hammered 145 balls to a total of 183 runs, a new career best in the many MS Dhoni records.

As one of the most recognisable and highest paid athletes in the world, MS Dhoni’s career is full of mind-boggling stats and incredible stories.

MS Dhoni Career Stats

Format Matches Innings Runs Highest score Average Strike Rate 100 200 50 4s 6s
Test 90 144 4876 224 38.09 59.12 6 1 33 544 78
ODI 350 297 10773 183 50.58 87.56 10 0 73 826 229
T20I 98 85 1617 56 37.6 126.13 0 0 2 116 52
IPL 190 170 4432 84 42.21 137.85 0 0 23 297 209

International Career:

Dhoni has shined throughout his international cricket career, providing to be an excellent sportsman and a fantastic captain. His list of records is a long one, hence, let us have a look at some of his most prominent ones.

Dhoni’s League Career:

Leading the Chennai Super Kings team, Dhoni continues his exceptional run as a captain in the IPL too. Tracing back Dhoni’s IPL success story, let’s look at some of his key achievements.

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