|Born||Jul 07, 1981|
|Birth Place||Ranchi, Bihar (now Jharkhand)|
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Role||Wicket Keeping Batsman|
|Batting Style||Right Handed|
|Bowling Style||Right Arm Medium|
Batting Career Summary
Bowling Career Summary
|Test debut||vs Sri Lanka at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Dec-02- 2005|
|Last Test||vs Australia at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Dec-26-2014|
|ODI debut||vs Bangladesh at MA Aziz Stadium, Dec-23-2004|
|Last ODI||vs New Zealand at Emirates Old Trafford, Jul-09-2019|
|T20 debut||vs South Africa at The Wanderers Stadium, Dec-01-2006|
|Last T20||vs Australia at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Feb 27, 2019|
|T20 IPL debut||vs Kings XI Punjab at Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Apr 19, 2008|
2007- ICC Twenty – Twenty World Cup Winning Captain
2011- ICC World Cup Winning Captain
2013- ICC Champions Trophy Winning Captain
MS Dhoni World Records:
- Dhoni is the only Captain to have won all 3 ICC trophies
- MS Dhoni has to most number of stumpings on his name
- Dhoni is the 1st cricketer to have won 150 T20 matches in his captaincy
- Dhoni holds the most expensive bat in the history of cricket
- Interestingly Dhoni has won the most number of tosses at T20
MS Dhoni Awards and Achievements:
- ICC ODI Player of the Year award in 2008 and 2009.
- Dhoni received The Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award in 2008.
- Dhoni received The Padma Shri, India’s fourth highest civilian honour, in 2009.
- In 2009, Dhoni was named as the captain of ICC World Test XI and ICC World ODI XI teams.
- Dhoni has been felicitated with Honorary doctorate degree by De Montfort University in August 2011.
- The Indian Territorial Army conferred the honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel to Dhoni on 1st November 2011. After Kapil Dev, he is the second Indian cricketer to receive this honour.
- In 2011- Time magazine included Dhoni as one of the “Most Influential People in the World”, in its annual Time 100 list.
- Another one of MS Dhoni World Record as in 2012, MS Dhoni was rated as the 16th most marketable athlete in the world, by SportsPro.
- In 2013 – Dhoni was felicitated with LG People’s Choice Award
- In 2013 – Under Dhoni’s captaincy, India beats Australia 4-0 at home for the first time in a Test series.
- In June 2015 – Forbes ranked Dhoni at 23rd in the list of highest paid athletes in the world adding to MS Dhoni World Records.
- Dhoni received Padma Bhushan award in 2018.
MS Dhoni International Cricket Achievements:
- MS Dhoni holds a World record of the most international stumpings of 161.
- As a captain, Dhoni has played the most number of 331 international matches.
- As a captain, Dhoni has hit 204 international sixes.
- While playing as a Wicket-keeper, MS Dhoni has also Bowled 9 times.
- Dhoni is the fourth Indian Cricketer to have completed century of half-centuries.
MS Dhoni Achievements : Top Test Cricket Records:
- Under Dhoni’s captaincy in 2009, for the first time, India had topped the Test cricket rankings.
- MS Dhoni holds the record for longest unbeaten run in Tests right from his debut to 11 matches.
- Dhoni is the first Indian wicket-keeper to complete 4000 test runs.
- Dhoni, eclipsing the record of Saurav Ganguly, has become the most successful Indian Test captain with 27 Test wins.
- As an Indian wicket-keeper, Dhoni has scored the fastest century with the total score of around 148 in Faisalabad, Pakistan.
MS Dhoni Achievements : Top ODI Cricket Records:
- Dhoni becomes the 2nd most capped ODI player for India after Sachin Tendulkar.
- Dhoni is the third captain to win 100 games.
- Dhoni scored 183 runs against Sri Lanka in 2005, this being the highest score secured by a wicket-keeper.
- Dhoni has highest batting average of 50.96 among the wicket-keepers.
- Dhoni, in 2017, became the first Indian to hit 200 sixes in ODIs, his overall ranking is fifth.
- Dhoni, as a captain and also as a wicket-keeper, holds the record for playing 199 matches, which is most number of matches in ODI history.
- Dhoni in the recently conducted India-Australia bilateral series has been named as the player of the series. With this he has become the oldest Indian player to have won the ODI player of the series award.
- Dhoni scored 3 consecutive 50’s in all the three matches of the bilateral series against Australia.
MS Dhoni Top T20I Cricket Records:
- Played the most T20I innings before scoring a fifty, was around 66.
- Dhoni is the first player to score 1000 runs in T20Is.
- Dhoni has played the most number of matches in T20I as a captain and has also served as a wicket-keeper.
- Dhoni groped most catches as wicket-keeper in T20 Internationals.
- He won 41 T20I matches as captain, which is the highest so far.
- MS Dhoni has slated his name in history by becoming the 3rd Indian cricketer to play 500 international matches.