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Biography, profile, career history and performance of MS Dhoni - Captain cool of India
Posted Date: 20-Aug-2011
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MS Dhoni is the best and coolest captain of current India cricket squad. This article gives you complete information about MS Dhoni. Biography and profile of MS Dhoni is included in this article. Career history, Awards and performance of MS Dhoni is also quoted in this article.
Biography of MS Dhoni
The full name of MS dhoni is Mahendra Singh Dhoni who was born in the year 1981 July 7 at Ranchi, Bihar (now in Jharkhand), India. Dhoni was the current Captain of Indian cricket team. Dhoni is famous for
coolest captain of India
in any format of the cricket. Dhoni is also a best wicket keeper in India.
The main achievement of MS dhoni is the 2011 ICC world cup where India lifted the trophy Under Dhoni's Captaincy, and also he had played a crucial innings in the final of ICC world cup 2011 against Sri lanka which made India to win the final match. Other notable achievements under Dhoni's captaincy are that India won 2007 ICC world T20, CB series 2007, Border Gavaskar trophy 2008 and Australia series in 2010 and the important 2011 ICC world cup.
Dhoni is also the captain of IPL team Chennai Super Kings. Dhoni made his test debut in the year 2005 December 2 against SriLanka and one day debut against Bangladesh in the year 2004 December 23rd. 2011 IPL trophy is lifted by Chennai super kings under Dhoni's captaincy. Dhoni has a sister named Jayanti and a brother Narendra. Dhoni was married to Sakshi on July 4 2010. Dhoni's favorite hobby is riding bikes. He has 23 bikes and 4 cars. Dhoni completed his schooling from DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir, Shyamali, Ranchi.Dhoni also play football
Profile of MS Dhoni
Full name: Mahendra Singh Dhoni
MS Dhoni birthplace
: Ranchi, Bihar, India
MS Dhoni birth date
MS Dhoni ODI debut
MS Dhoni Test debut
Batting style: Right handed batsman
ODI centuries: 7
Test centuries: 4
Role in cricket: Batsman and wicket keeper
Played for: India, Bihar, Jharkand and Chennai Super Kings
Highest score of MS Dhoni in Test: 148
Highest score of MS Dhoni in ODI: 183 not out
Career history of MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni started his one-day career against Bangladesh in the year 2004, but the start was not good for him as he was out for a duck in the debut. His batting skills was firstly shown against Pakistan which is his second series after Bangladesh tour and scored 148 runs from 123 balls which is a record for Indian wicket keeper for highest score by a Indian wicket keeper.
Dhoni again showed his brilliant batting the year 2005 against Sri Lanka where Dhoni scored a match winning innings of 183 runs from 145 balls. In 2007 Dhoni was appointed as the captain of Indian T20 and won the ICC world T20 2007 under Dhoni's captaincy. 2009 was a great year for Dhoni where he scored 1198 runs in that year.
Dhoni started his test career in the year 2005 against Sri Lanka where he scored 30 runs in his debut. In the second test, Dhoni scored his first half-century against Sri Lanka. Dhoni scored his first test century in the year 2006 against Pakistan. In 2009 Dhoni again showed his batting strength by scoring two centuries against Sri Lanka and won the series 2 - 0.
Career performance of MS Dhoni in International Cricket
Test Cricket performance of MS Dhoni
Total matches: 60 matches played
Total runs: 3222 runs scored
Strike rate: 60.07
Centuries scored: 4 times
Half centuries scored: 23 times
ODI Cricket performance of MS Dhoni
Total matches: 186 matches played
Total runs: 6049 runs scored
Strike rate: 87.54
Centuries scored: 7 times
Half centuries scored: 38 times
T20 Cricket performance of MS Dhoni
Total matches: 26 matches played
Total runs: 451 runs scored
Strike rate: 111.91
IPL Cricket performance of MS Dhoni
Total matches: 59 matches played
Total runs: 1425 runs scored
Strike rate: 138.62
Half centuries scored: 8 times
Awards won by MS Dhoni
1) ICC ODI Player of the Year award in 2008 and 2009
2) Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award in 2009
3) Padma Shri award in 2009
4) Pepsi & MTV Youth Icon of the year 2006
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