10 Interesting and Amazing Facts about Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Mahendra Singh Dhoni was born on 07th July 1981 in Ranchi, Bihar. He is a former International Cricketer and a most popular outgoing and energetic player. Currently, M. S Dhoni is the captain of the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) team of IPL and captained the Indian National Team in limited-overs formats from (2007 to 2017) and in Test Cricket from (2008 to 2014).

M.S Dhoni is also known by his name called ‘Captain Cool’. He is one of the greatest captains in the sport’s history. For more than a decade, Mahi led India to victory.

‘Dhoniiiii finishes off in style. A magnificent strike into the crowd. India lifts the World Cup after 28 years. The party’s started in the dressing room. And it’s an Indian captain, who’s been absolutely magnificent, in the night of the final.’

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is considered the greatest captain of the Indian Cricket Team, he led Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to win the 2010, 2011, 2018 & 2021 IPL. He becomes the 2nd most successful IPL Captain after Rohit Sharma (Mumbai Indians).

Mahendra Singh Dhoni – Batting Summary, Career Information

Below the section, you will see the Mahendra Singh Dhoni Batting, Bowling Summary along with the Career information.

Batting Career Summary

  M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 200 50 4s 6s
Test 90 144 16 4876 224 38.09 8248 59.12 6 1 33 544 78
ODI 350 297 84 10773 183 50.58 12303 87.56 10 0 73 826 229
T20I 98 85 42 1617 56 37.6 1282 126.13 0 0 2 116 52
IPL 220 193 73 4746 84 39.55 3494 135.83 0 0 23 325 219

Bowling Career Summary

  M Inn B Runs Wkts BBI BBM Econ Avg SR 5W 10W
Test 90 7 96 67 0 0/1 0/1 4.19 0.0 0.0 0 0
ODI 350 2 36 31 1 1/14 1/14 5.17 31.0 36.0 0 0
T20I 98
IPL 220

Career Information

Test Debut vs Sri Lanka at MA Chidambaram Stadium 02nd Dec 2005
Last Test vs Australia at Melbourne Cricket Ground 26th Dec 2014
ODI Debut vs Bangladesh at MA Aziz Stadium 23rd Dec 2004
Last ODI vs New Zealand at Emirates Old Trafford 09th Jul 2019
T20 Debut vs South Africa at The Wanderers Stadium 01st Dec 2006
Last T20 vs Australia at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium 27th Feb 2019
IPL Debut vs Punjab Kings at Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium  19th Apr 2008
Last IPL vs Kolkata Knight Riders at Dubai International Cricket Stadium  15th Oct 2021

10 Interesting and Amazing Facts about Mahendra Singh Dhoni?

Here are the top 10 Amazing Facts about M.S Dhoni you might not know. Scroll through to check about Mahi makes him unique.

  • Before he began Playing Professional Cricket, he used to work for the Indian railways.
  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni was spotted by TRDO Prakash Poddar, captain of Bengal in the 1960s, playing for the Jharkhand at a match in Jamshedpur (2003), and after then sent a report to the National Cricket Academy.
  • Cricket wasn’t always his calling; he also experimented with badminton and Football.
  • During the Initial Years of their International Cricket Career, Dhoni’s long hair was inspired by John Abraham.


  • In the history of Indian Cricket, Dhoni was the first-ever wicket-keeper to lead the team in test format. In 2008, he was handed over the captaincy during the 03rd Test match of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.
  • With Telugu film star Akkineni Nagarjuna, he has co-owns a motorcycle racing team.
  • After a gap of 33 Years, Mahi became the first Indian captain to win a test match in New Zealand, with his victory at Hamilton against New Zealand.
  • MS Dhoni’s trademark ‘Helicopter Shot’ was invented by his close friends and teammate.
  • He has a worthy collection of Motorbikes amounting to Crores.
  • He is the second person after Kapil Dev, to be honored with the honorary title of ‘Lieutenant Colonel’

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