Facts About Mahendra Singh Dhoni

So guys if you are MS Dhoni Fans, this article is for you because in this article you will know some amazing facts about MS Dhoni that only few people know. So Hey guys welcome to this article, so in this article we will going to talk about some Amazing Facts about MS Dhoni. Mahendra SIngh Dhoni is the most successful captain from India. He led India to victory for more than a decade.

Dhoni, who is also known as Mahi, Captain Cool and Thala in the international cricket world, has shown an unmatched asset to the game. So, let’s dive into facts about  The Captain Cool” Mahendra Singh Dhoni. So read this article till end because his article is going to be very interesting, that, many of them don’t know these facts or you know but doesn’t notice, but any way, lets start this article without any further delay.

Facts About Mahendra Singh Dhoni:

Most Expensive Player in IPL 2008:

MS Dhoni was the most expensive player in the inaugural season of IPL in 2008. Chennai Super Kings bought his services for Rs. Acquired at a huge cost. 9.5 crores. At that time, Dhoni was at the peak of his career as both a wicketkeeper-batsman and captain.

He learned the helicopter shot from a friend:

The man behind this difficult helicopter shot is Dhoni’s childhood friend Santosh Lal, who passed away in 2013 at the age of 32. Dhoni, who was on the Indian cricket tour when Santosh was diagnosed with acute pancreatitis and needed immediate medical attention. The team arranged for an air ambulance to take him from Ranchi to Delhi for advanced medical care.Unfortunately, due to adverse weather conditions, the air ambulance had to make an unexpected landing in Varanasi before reaching Delhi. Sadly, by the time she reached Delhi, it was too late to save Santosh’s life.

Boom Boom Dhoni:

MS Dhoni was born on 7 July 1981 in Ranchi, Bihar (now Jharkhand). His native village Lwali is in Lamgarha block of Almora district of Uttarakhand. His father Paan Singh worked in junior management positions in MECON. Dhoni has a sister Jayanti Gupta and a brother Narendra Singh Dhoni. Dhoni studied at DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir, Shyamali, Ranchi, Jharkhand, where he initially excelled in badminton and football and was selected at the district and club level in these sports.

Football Lover:

Dhoni had a keen interest in football in his childhood. Actually, he was the goalkeeper of his school’s football team. After seeing his goalkeeping skills, coach Keshav Ranjan Banerjee selected Dhoni for the school cricket team, and the rest is history.

He is a Lieutenant Colonel in the Indian Army:

MS Dhoni holds the honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the 106th Infantry Battalion of the Territorial Army. This prestigious title was awarded to him by the President of India in the year 2011. In 2015, MS Dhoni became a qualified paratrooper. To achieve this qualification, he completed five parachute training jumps from Indian Army aircraft at the Agra training camp.

Most International Matches as Captain:

Dhoni played the most number of international matches (332) as captain across all formats. Of those games, India won 178, lost 120, drew 15 and tied six. He took Indian cricket to unprecedented heights – three ICC trophies, among other major series wins.

Bestowed with some of India’s greatest honors:

In the list of awards won by MS Dhoni, the three that stand out are Padma Bhushan, India’s third highest civilian award in 2018, Padma Shri, India’s fourth highest civilian award in 2009 and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, India’s highest civilian award. Respect was given. For achievement in sports in 2008.

He Score in Board Exam:

According to News18, MS Dhoni, who was a student of Ranchi’s DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir, scored 56 percent marks in his class 12th and 66 percent marks in his class 10th. Although these could be considered average marks, Dhoni’s academic performance did not hinder his remarkable journey. Today he has established his own school in Bengaluru, named MS Dhoni Global School.

He has earn Rs 176 Crore from IPL:

During the 16 seasons of IPL, MS Dhoni has earned a whopping Rs 176 crore. This includes a salary of Rs 12 crore for the recently concluded season.

Lucky Number 7:

Number 7 has been a very lucky number for the Indian limited overs captain. 7, which is also his jersey number, is a record for him. Dhoni was the first batsman to score an ODI century while batting at number 7. He had accomplished this feat against Pakistan in the year 2012. Earlier in 2007, Dhoni had scored 139 runs for Asia XI in the Afro-Asia Cup in the same batting order.

MS Dhoni Bowled:

Dhoni has been a part of CSK since 2008. He has kept wickets for the team in most of the matches, but in the match against Yorkshire in 2012, Dhoni handed over the captaincy to Suresh Raina. Dhoni also asked Wriddhiman Saha to do wicketkeeping. The former Indian captain bowled two overs in that game, conceding 25 runs. This was the only time he turned his hand to the yellow jersey.

Roots and beginnings:

MS Dhoni was born on 7 July 1981 in Ranchi, Bihar (now Jharkhand). His native village Lwali is in Lamgarha block of Almora district of Uttarakhand. His father Paan Singh worked in junior management positions in MECON. Dhoni has a sister Jayanti Gupta and a brother Narendra Singh Dhoni. Dhoni studied at DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir, Shyamali, Ranchi, Jharkhand, where he initially excelled in badminton and football and was selected at the district and club level in these sports.

Fastest Century By Indian Wicket Keeper:

When Dhoni scored 148 against Pakistan in Faisalabad in 2005, his century was the fastest by an Indian wicketkeeper in Tests in 93 balls.

Conclusion:

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