Mahendra Singh Dhoni (born 7 July 1981) is an Indian cricketer and the present skipper of the Indian national cricket group and the Chennai Super Kings cricket crew. He made his One Day International (ODI) make a big appearance in December 2004 in opposition to Bangladesh, and a year later played his first Test, this time in opposition to Sri Lanka.
He is skipper of India in every last one of the several manifestations of the diversion and moreover advanced the crew to their first ever respective ODI arrangement wins in Sri Lanka and New Zealand. Under Dhoni’s captaincy India ended up being the first crew after a crevice of more than 20 years to whitewash Australia in a Test progression. Dhoni moreover advanced the Indian crew to the number one position in ICC rankings in Test cricket outside of the norm. Under his captaincy, India won the 2007 ICC World Twenty20, CB Series of 2007–08, the Border-Gavaskar Trophy in 2008 and 2010 in opposition to Australia 2–0, Asia measure 2010 and 2011 World Cup. His Test, ODI record is best around every last trace of the Indian skippers to date. He likewise captained Chennai Super Kings to triumph in the familiar 2011 IPL and in the Champions League. He was named as the skipper of ICC World Test and ICC ODI groups for 2009. In the last of the 2011 Cricket World Cup, he hit 91 not out of unequivocally 79 balls to lead India to triumph. For his extraordinary batting in the last, he was granted as the man of the match.
Dhoni has moreover been the beneficiary of numerous recompenses incorporating the ICC ODI Player of the Year honor in 2008 and 2009 (the first Indian player to realize this deed), the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna grant and the Padma Shri, India’s fourth most astounding non military person honour in 2009. In 2009 Dhoni beat the record of planet’s beat 10 procuring cricketers aggregated by Forbes and he has been stacked up as 31st richest sportsman in the globe consistent with the Forbes Highest Paid Athletes for the year 2012. Dhoni’s sum wages are gauged to be USD 26.5 million consistent with Forbes. Subsequently he has came to be the richest Indian sportsman surpassing Sachin Tendulkar. The TIME magazine included him in it is “Time 100″ record of 100 by and large persuasive folks of 2011. SportsPro has appraised MS Dhoni as the 16th overwhelmingly momentous player in the globe.
Early life and background
Mahendra Singh Dhoni was born in Ranchi, Bihar (now in Jharkhand), and he recognizes as being a Rajput. His fatherly village Lvali is in the Lamgarha piece of the Almora District of Uttarakhand. Dhoni’s guardians, moved from Uttarakhand to Ranchi where Pan Singh worked in lesser administration positions in MECON. Dhoni has a sister Jayanti and a blood mate Narendra. Dhoni is a fanatic of Adam Gilchrist, and his youth symbols were cricket buddy Sachin Tendulkar, Bollywood performing artist Amitabh Bachchan and vocalist Lata Mangeshkar.Shreya Ghoshal is his present favourite artist. He stated this in front a public interview with Pune Mirror.
Dhoni concentrated on at DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir, Shyamali,(now the school is regarded as JVM, Shyamli, Ranchi, Jharkhand where he at first outperformed in badminton and football and was chosen at locale and club level in these wears. Dhoni was a goalkeeper for his football crew and was sent to play cricket for a neighborhood cricket club by his football mentor. However he had not played cricket, Dhoni inspired with his wicket-keeping aptitudes and came to be the standard wicketkeeper at the Commando cricket club (1995–1998). Taking into account his exhibition at club cricket, he was picked for the 1997/98 season Vinoo Mankad Trophy Under-16 Championship and he performed well. Dhoni centered on cricket after his 10th standard. MS Dhoni was a Train Ticket Examiner (TTE) at Kharagpur track station from 2001 to 2003, under South Eastern Railway in Midnapore (W), a locale in West Bengal. His teammates recall him as a particularly legit, straightforward worker of the Indian Railways. In any case he moreover had a underhanded side to his temperament. Once, while staying at the route quarters, Dhoni and a couple of his companions secured themselves in white bedsheets and strolled around in the mind boggling late in the night. The night watches were tricked into thinking that there were phantoms moving around in the intricate. The story made great news on the following day.
Dhoni was incorporated in the Bihar U-19 squad for the 1998/99 season and scored 176 runs in 5 matches (7 innings) as the group fulfilled fourth in the gathering of six and did not make it to the quarter finals. Dhoni was not picked for the East Zone U-19 squad (CK Nayudu Trophy) and Rest of India squad (MA Chidambaram Trophy and Vinoo Mankad Trophy). Bihar U-19 cricket crew propelled to the finals of the 1999–2000 Cooch Behar Trophy where Dhoni made 84 to help Bihar post what added up to 357. Bihar’s ventures were overshadowed by Punjab U-19′s 839 with Dhoni’s destiny national squad partner Yuvraj Singh making 358. Dhoni’s gift for the competition incorporated 488 runs (9 matches, 12 innings), 5 fifties, 17 gets and 7 stumpings. MS Dhoni made it to the East Zone U-19 squad for the CK Nayudu trophy but scored just 97 runs in four matches as East Zone lost every one of the four matches and completed toward the end in the competition.
Dhoni made his Ranji Trophy make a big appearance for Bihar in the 1999–2000 season as an eighteen year old. He made a half century in his presentation match scoring 68* in the second innings in opposition to Assam cricket crew. Dhoni finalized the time of year with 283 runs in 5 matches. Dhoni scored his lady top of the line century in opposition to Bengal in the 2000/01 season in a losing create. Separated from the century, his exhibition in the 2000/01 did not incorporate a different score over fifty and in 2001/02 flavor he scored actually five fifty in every period in four Ranji matches. Dhoni’s exhibition for the 2002/03 season in the Ranji Trophy incorporated several half centuries in the Ranji Trophy and a couple of half-centuries in the Deodhar Trophy rivalry as he began winning distinguishment for his flatter-request run commitment and hard hitting batting style.
In the 2003/04 season, Dhoni scored a century (128*) in opposition to Assam in the first match of the Ranji ODI trophy. He was part of the East Zone squad that won the Deodhar Trophy for the year and committed with 244 runs in 4 matches. In the Duleep Trophy finals, Dhoni was picked over International cricketer Deep Dasgupta to stand for East zone. He scored a battling half century in the second innings in a losing create.
The fate chief was identified through the BCCI’s humble-town talent-spotting drive TRDW. Dhoni was found by TRDO PC Podar, chief of Bengal in the 1960s, when he saw Dhoni play for Jharkhand at a match in Jamshedpur in 2003, and sent an article to the National Cricket Academy.
India A Team
He was recognised for his enterprises in the 2003/04 season, particularly in the ODI configuration and was picked for the India A squad for a tour of Zimbabwe and Kenya. In opposition to the Zimbabwe XI in Harare Sports Club, Dhoni had his best wicket-keeping exertion with 7 gets and 4 stumpings in the match. In the tri-country competition including Kenya, India ‘An’ and Pakistan ‘A’, Dhoni made India ‘A’ pursuit their focus on of 223 in opposition to Pakistan ‘A’ with a half-century. Focusing on his exhibition, he scored once again to back centuries – 120 and 119* in opposition to the same squad. Dhoni scored 362 runs in 7 matches (6 innings, Avg:72.40), and his exhibition in the succession gained regard from the then Indian Cricket crew chief – Sourav Ganguly and Ravi Shastri right around others. On the other hand, the India ‘A’ group mentor Sandeep Patil prescribed Dinesh Karthik for a spot in the Indian squad as Wicket-keeper/Batsman.
Indian Premier League
M.S.Dhoni was contracted by the Chennai Super Kings for 1.5 Million USD. This made him the most costly player in the IPL for the first season barters. Dhoni is the present skipper of the Chennai Super Kings Team. Under his captaincy, Chennai Super Kings have won 2 Indian Premier League titles and the 2010 Champions League Twenty20.
On 31 October 2005 Dhoni scored 183* runs of just 145 balls against Sri Lanka in Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur, which is the highest score made by any batsman in the second innings (surpassing Lara’s previous record of 153).
The innings featured 10 Sixes – the most by an Indian in an innings, and the fifth highest in ODIs.
He broke Adam Gilchrist’s record of 172 for the highest score made by a wicket keeper.
The innings set the record for the most number of runs scored in boundaries (120 – 15×4; 10×6) breaking the record held by Saeed Anwar. However this was later broken by Herschelle Gibbs (126 runs in boundaries – 21×4; 7×6) against Australia during his knock of 175.
The score of 183* equalled Ganguly’s innings during the 1999 Cricket World Cup as the highest individual score against Sri Lanka.
Among Indian batsmen who have played more than 50 matches, Dhoni has the highest average. Dhoni’s batting average is also the highest amongst wicketkeepers in ODIs.
In June 2007, Dhoni(139*) and Mahela Jayawardene(107) set a new world record for the sixth wicket partnership of 218 runs against Africa XI during the Afro-Asia Cup.
Dhoni passed Shaun Pollock’s record for the highest individual score by a number seven batsman in one-day internationals during his unbeaten innings of 139. Incidentally, Pollock record stood for just three days as his score of 130 came in the first match of the 2007 Afro-Asia Cup while Dhoni’s century came in the third and final match of the series.
Dhoni also holds the records of the most dismissals in an innings by an Indian wicketkeeper and joint International (with Adam Gilchrist) with 6 dismissals (5 catches and one stumping) against England at Headlingly 2 September 2007.
Dhoni holds the Indian record of most dismissals in ODIs. He went past Nayan Mongia’s 154 for India on 14 November 2008 when he caught Ian Bell off Zaheer Khan at Madhavrao Scindia Cricket Ground, Rajkot. However including 3 ODIs against Africa XI, his 155th dismissal was TM Dilshan caught off Munaf Patel at R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo on 24 August 2008.
Dhoni, when he was on four during his innings of 23 against Sri Lanka at R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo on Saturday, completed 4,000 runs in ODIs. Having already effected 165 dismissals (125 catches + 40 stumpings), Dhoni became the sixth wicketkeeper after Adam Gilchrist, Andy Flower, Alec Stewart, Mark Boucher and Kumar Sangakkara to complete the “double” of 4,000 runs and 100 dismissals in the history of ODIs. Dhoni’s feat of completing the “double” of 4,000 runs and 100 dismissals in only 114 innings is a world record. He is the youngest wicket-keeper batsman to do so (27 years and 208 days).