MS Dhoni

Quick Facts

Full NameMahendra Singh Dhoni
Nickname(s)Mahi, Thala, Captain Cool
Date of Birth7 July 1981 (age 42)
Place of BirthRanchi, Bihar (present-day Jharkhand), India
Height5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
SpouseSakshi Dhoni
AwardsPadma Bhushan (2018), Padma Shri (2009), Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award (2008)
Military ServiceIndian Army, Lieutenant Colonel, Territorial Army, 2011–present
Batting StyleRight-handed
Bowling StyleRight-arm medium
National SideIndia (2004–2019)
Test Debut2 December 2005 v Sri Lanka
Last Test26 December 2014 v Australia
ODI Debut23 December 2004 v Bangladesh
Last ODI9 July 2019 v New Zealand
T20I Debut1 December 2006 v South Africa
Last T20I27 February 2019 v Australia
ODI Shirt No.7
T20I Shirt No.7
Domestic TeamsBihar (1999–2004), Jharkhand (2004–2017), Chennai Super Kings (2008–2015, 2018–present), Rising Pune Supergiant (2016–2017)
Net Worth$180 Million
Matches (Test/ODI/T20I/T20)90/350/98/377
Runs Scored (Test/ODI/T20I/T20)4,876/10,773/1,617/7,271
Batting Average (Test/ODI/T20I/T20)38.09/50.53/37.60/37.86
100s/50s (Test/ODI/T20I/T20)6/33 (Test), 10/73 (ODI), 0/2 (T20I), 0/28 (T20)
Top Score (Test/ODI/T20I/T20)224 (Test), 183* (ODI), 56 (T20I), 85* (T20)
Catches/Stumpings (Test/ODI/T20I/T20)256/38 (Test), 321/123 (ODI), 57/34 (T20I), 214/87 (T20)
Major AchievementsLed India to victory in the 2011 Cricket World Cup, 2007 ICC World Twenty20, 2013 ICC Champions Trophy, and Asia Cup victories in 2010, and 2016, and was part of the winning squad in 2018
IPL AchievementsLed Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to 5 IPL titles (2010, 2011, 2018, 2021, 2023) and 2 Champions League T20 titles (2010, 2014)
Early LifeBorn in Ranchi, Bihar, started as a football goalkeeper, switched to cricket on the coach’s suggestion, and worked as a Travelling Ticket Examiner (TTE) before their cricket career

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