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MS Dhoni: Life Story & Success Story

When we talk about the sport popular in India we can only name a few. One such sport is cricket. Although it has its roots in England, the fans and fame for cricket in India are much more than any other game. The recent event of the IPL auction is a good example of this. Today almost every youth or child has a cricketer as a role model, and we sometimes forget the fact that “hockey” is our national game. When we talk about the famous cricketers we can name a few such as Kapil Dev, Sunil Gavaskar and Gundappa Viswanath. Then it moved to Anil Kumble, Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly as the second generation. Among the new generation of cricketers, there are some names that have gained the most popularity, such as: Mahendra singh dhoni, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan etc. Among these latest generation players, Mahendra Singh Dhoni is very famous for his "coolness". 'Captain Cool', 'Mahi', 'MSD' are some fan names for him. He was slowly becoming famous and his success story is very inspiring to read.

Birth and childhood

Mahendra Singh Dhoni or MS Dhoni was born on July 7, 1981 in Ranchi, Bihar, into a Hindu Rajput family. His father Pan Singh worked in management positions at MECON and his mother Devaki Devi is a housewife. Dhoni studied with DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir, Shyamali, Ranchi, where he excelled in sports such as badminton and soccer and was selected in competitions at district and club level.

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Random adventure

When he was on his school soccer team, he made a contribution as a goalkeeper. After his soccer coach sent him to the cricket team as a wicket keeper, he impressed everyone with his wicket-keeping skills. This secured him a permanent place as a regular wicketkeeper in the Commando Cricket Club team for three years in the period 1995-98. He continued to do his wicket-keeping job well and caught everyone's attention and was eventually selected for the Vinoo Mankad trophy of the U16 championship between 1997 and 1998.

Early career

From 2001 to 2003 he worked as a Train Ticket Examiner (TTE) at Karaghpur Station, which is under the South Eastern Railway in the Midnapore district in West Bengal. His colleagues remember him as a very honest, uncomplicated employee who is not very mischievous by nature. Once, Dhoni and his colleagues covered themselves with a white blanket and wandered the railroad districts as a ghost at midnight, which startled everyone when they thought it was a ghost.

Selection in the Bihar cricket team

First, Dhoni was selected by Deval Sahay in 1998 to play for the CCL (Central Coal Fields Limited) team. Until then, Dhoni, who was in 12th grade, had only played school and club cricket and not professional cricket. During those days when he was playing for CCL, Deval Sahay gifted him Rs 50 for every six he hit in cricket matches at the Sheesh Mahal tournament. Deval Sahay was the one who tried to force Dhoni into the Bihar cricket team. Dhoni was selected for the 1998/99 season in the Bihar U-19 squad and was later included in the East Zone U-19 squad for the CK Nayudu Trophy.

Ranji Trophy and Jharkhand Cricket Team

Dhoni made his debut in the Ranji Trophy for Bihar in 1999-2000. He played for the Bihar team continuously for three years for the period 1999/2000, 2000/2001, 2001/2002. Dhoni later contributed three half centuries to the Ranji Trophy and several half centuries to the Deodhar Trophy for the 2002-2003 season. Later, TRDO officer Prakash Poddar was attracted to Dhoni's performance when MSD played for the Jharkhand team in Jamshedpur in 2003. Poddar later sent a report to the National Cricket Academy on Dhoni's performance.

Entry in India A-Team

During the 2003-04 season, Dhoni was selected for the India A squad due to his continued efforts to tour Zimbabwe and Kenya. He met centuries in a row and caught the attention of the then Indian captain Sourav Ganguly. However, Dinesh Karthik was recommended by Sandeep Patil for the Indian squad as a wicketkeeper.

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ODI career

Dhoni after good performance in India in 2004/05, a team was selected in the ODI squad for the Bangladesh tour. Dhoni was also selected for the Pakistan series. His first games weren't a great success. Dhoni's turning point game took place with the bilateral ODI series in Sri Lanka (October-November 2005), in which Sri Lanka set the goal of 299 at the third ODI, among which Dhoni got an unbeaten score of 183 runs in 145 balls and finally that Game won for India. Due to his consistent performance in the later ODIs with Pakistan and Bangladesh, Dhoni overtook Ricky Ponting and became number one in the ICC ODI ranking for batsmen on April 20, 2006.

World Championship 2007

It was one of the difficult times for Dhoni. In the 2007 World Cup scenario, India unexpectedly left the World Cup series after losing to Bangladesh and Sri Lanka in the group stage. Dhoni was duck hunting in both games and only scored 29 runs in the tournament. As a result of this poor performance, Dhoni faced the anger of his fans and his house, under construction in his hometown of Ranchi, was demolished by political activists.

Stand up as a captain

Dhoni, who received a 'B' contract in 2005 for his outstanding performance, was later awarded an 'A' contract in June 2007. In September 2007 he was also elected captain of the Indian squad for the World Twenty20 based on the recommendation of Sachin.

World Championship 2011

In contrast to the 2007 World Cup, India got off to a good start in the 2011 World Cup against Bangladesh, the Netherlands, Ireland and the West Indies in the group stage under Dhoni's captain. Despite losing to South Africa, they have allied with England. India defeated Australia in the quarterfinals and arch-rivals Pakistan in the semifinals. In the last game against Sri Lanka in Mumbai, Dhoni played 91 * to help India win the cup. He was awarded the Man of the Match Award.

World Championship 2015

At the 2015 World Cup, India did well in the first few games and easily marched into the semifinals. But they lost to Australia in the semi-finals at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

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Testing career

Attracted by his good performance against Sri Lanka in ODI, Dhoni replaced Dinesh Karthik for the Indian test wicket keeper in 2005. Dhoni made his first half century on the second Test and his quick hit rate (half century came from 51 balls) helped India set a goal of 436 and the Sri Lankans were left out for 247. India's games against Pakistan and the West Indies made him look like an aggressive player. In the 2009 series with Sri Lanka, Dhoni scored two centuries and led India to a 2-0 victory. MSD played its final test series on India's tour of Australia in the 2014-15 season and was the captain of India in the second and third Tests. After the third test in Melbourne, Dhoni announced his retirement from the test series.

T-20 world championship

Dhoni was selected to head the Indian team in the World T20 in 2007. His first game as captain against Scotland was washed up. He later led India to the ICC World Twenty20 trophy in South Africa, beating Pakistan in the final on September 24, 2007, and was the second Indian captain after Kapil Dev to win a world championship in any form of cricket.


For the Indian Premier League, MSD was signed by the Chennai Super Kings for USD 1.5 million, making him the most expensive player in the IPL in the first season. Under his captain, Chennai Super Kings had won two Indian Premier League titles and the 2010 Champions League Twenty20. After CSK's two-year suspension, he was signed by Rising Pune Supergiant for $ 1.9 million and received the captaincy. However, his team took 7th place. In 2018, upon his return, Dhoni was again selected by the Chennai Super Kings.

Personal life

Dhoni married his childhood friend Sakshi Singh Rawat, who was studying with her on the 4th at DAV Jawahar Vidya MandirthJuly 2010 in Dehradun. Although their wedding was rumored to be sudden, it took place the day after the couple became engaged, but Dhoni's close friend Bipasha Basu, Bollywood actress, informed the media that the wedding was planned for months rather than an impromptu one Decision was. The couple is blessed with a little girl named Ziva in 2015.

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Dhoni has currently supported around 20 brands, one less than Bollywood actor Shahrukh Khan.