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MS Dhoni Life Biography

MS Dhoni Life Biography – Indian Cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni best remembered for leading the Indian ODI team to its second World Cup win in 2011. He made his ODI debut for the national team on December 23, 2004, against Bangladesh and went on to serve as the captain of the Indian ODI team from 2007 to 2016. He debuted as a Test player against Sri Lanka on 2nd December 2005, and led the team in Test cricket from 2008 to 2014.

This biography provides detailed information about his childhood, profile, career, Physical Stats, Personal Life, Relationships, Family, Favourite Things, Money Factor, Awards, Achievements, History, Wiki, Height, Weight, Son, Daughter, Age, Girlfriends, Children, Wife, Story and timeline.

Biography & Wiki

Full NameMahendra Singh Dhoni
Nickname(s)MSD, MS, Mahi, Captain Cool
ProfessionCricketer (Wicket-keeper)

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.)centimeters– 175 cm
meters– 1.75 m
feet inches– 5’ 9”
Weight (approx.)kilograms– 75 kg
pounds– 165 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)Chest: 42 inches
Waist: 32 inches
Biceps: 14 inches
Eye ColourDark Brown


International DebutODI- 23 December 2004 against Bangladesh at Chittagong 
Test- 2 December 2005 against Sri Lanka at Chennai
T20 – 1 December 2006 against South Africa at Johannesburg
Jersey Number7 (India)
7 (IPL)
Domestic/State Team(s)Asia XI, Bihar, Chennai Super Kings, Jharkhand, Rising Pune Supergiants
Coach/MentorKeshav Banerjee and Chanchal Bhattacharya
Batting StyleRight-Handed
Bowling StyleRight-Arm Fast Medium
Favourite ShotsHelicopter shot and Paddlesweep
Nature on FieldCalm
Likes to play againstPakistan and Australia
Records (main ones)• Most centuries at the position of No.7 in ODIs.
• Most 6s in International Cricket as a captain.
• Most number of stumpings in International Cricket.
• Highest score by a wicket-keeper batsman in ODIs (183 runs).
• Won most T20 International matches as a captain.
• First Indian wicket-keeper batsman to score 4,000 Test runs.
• Highlight score by an Indian captain in Tests (224 runs).
• The only skipper to have captained 50+ matches in all 3 formats.
• First Indian captain to win a Test series in New Zealand.
Awards, HonoursNational Awards
• Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna (2007)
• Padma Shri (2009)
• Padma Bhushan (2018)

• MTV Youth Icon of the Year (2006)
• ICC ODI Player of the Year (2008, 2009)
• CNN-IBN Indian of the Year in Sports (2011)
• ICC Award for Spirit of Cricket (2011)

Personal Life

Date of Birth7 July 1981
Age (as in 2018)37 Years
BirthplaceRanchi, Jharkhand, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signCancer
HometownRanchi, Jharkhand, India
SchoolDAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir, Shyamali, Ranchi, Jharkhand
College/UniversitySt. Xaviers College, Ranchi, Jharkhand
Educational QualificationsCollege Dropout
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
AddressHarmu Housing Colony, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
HobbiesBiking, Playing Football and Tennis, Swimming

Marital Status, Affairs, Girlfriends 

Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsPriyanka Jha (died in 2002)
Lakshmi Rai (South Indian actress) 

Sakshi Singh Rawat (Sakshi Dhoni)
Marriage Date4 July 2010

Family and Relatives

Wife/SpouseSakshi Dhoni
ChildrenDaughter– Ziva 

Son– None
ParentsFather– Pan Singh (MECON employee; worked at Junior Management position)
Mother– Devki Devi 
SiblingsBrother– Narendra Singh Dhoni (Elder, Politician)

Sister– Jayanti Gupta (Elder)


Favourite Cricketer(s)Batsmen : Sachin Tendulkar, Adam Gilchrist
Bowlers : Glenn McGrath, Brett Lee
Favourite Cricket Ground(s)Lord’s Cricket Ground, London
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne
Favourite Football PlayerCristiano Ronaldo
Favourite Tennis PlayerRafael Nadal
Favourite Actor(s)Amitabh Bachchan, John Abraham
Favourite ActressesAngelina Jolie, Deepika Padukone
Favourite Film(s)Agneepath, Sholay
Favourite MusicianKishore Kumar
Favourite Colour(s)Blue and Black
Favourite Destination(s)Sri Lanka, Goa


Salary (approx.)₹15 Crore (IPL 2019)
Net Worth (approx.)$103 million 

MS Dhoni Life Biography –  Known Facts About Mahendra Singh Dhoni

  • Does Mahendra Singh Dhoni smoke?: No
  • Does Mahendra Singh Dhoni drink alcohol?: Yes, occasionally
  • Dhoni was born to a middle-class Rajput caste of rulers.
  • He secured 65% in his 10th Board exams.
  • In 2003, Sourav Ganguly approached him to move to Kolkata, but he denied the offer and went back to Bihar.
  • His life took a turn in 2004 when he got selected for India A tour of Zimbabwe and Kenya.
  • Dhoni made his 1st ODI century against arch-rival Pakistan in Vishakapatnam, where he smashed 148 runs from 123 balls.
  • He was the highest taxpayer sportsperson in India for the year 2012, 2013, 2014.
  • He owns a hotel in Ranchi called ‘Mahi Residency.’
  • In 2016, he launched a fashion brand ‘Seven’ with Rhiti Group.

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Contact AddressHarmu Housing Colony, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
Phone Number022-67254873 (Arun Pandey – MS Dhoni Manager)
House AddressJharkhand
Fax NumberNot Available
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