MS Dhoni

MS Dhoni Quick Look
Profession Cricketer
Role Wicket-Keeper
Date of Birth July 7, 1981
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Birth Place Jharkhand, India
Nationality Indian

MS Dhoni

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is an Indian former cricketer who represented his country internationally and captained India in all the 3 formats. He is a wicket-keeper who bats right-handed and has even bowled as a right-arm medium-fast bowler.

  • MS Dhoni is often nicknamed Mahi, Captain Cool, MSD, and Thala.
  • MS Dhoni’s height is around 5 ft 11 in or 180 cm.
  • From 2007 to 2017, he was the captain of India’s T20I and ODI teams and captained the Test team from 2008 to 2014.
  • India won the 2007 ICC World Twenty20 under his captaincy.
  • Dhoni is the first wicket-keeper to do 100 stumpings in ODI cricket.
  • Dhoni played his first international cricket match on December 23, 2004, which was against Bangladesh. It was an ODI match.
  • He wears shirt number #7 while playing ODI and T20I matches.
  • In 2012, he was the world’s 16th most marketable athlete as per SportsPro.
  • Indian Super League team Chennaiyin FC is co-owned by Dhoni.
  • In June 2015, he was the 23rd highest-paid athlete in the world as per Forbes and had earned US$31 million.
  • In 2013, in 40 years’ time, India (under Dhoni’s captaincy) became the first team in the world to whitewash Australia in a Test series.
  • He has played with Virat Kohli in the same team.


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