MS Dhoni (Captain Cool)
MS Dhoni is an Indian professional cricketer who was captain of the Indian national cricket team in limited-overs formats from 2007 to 2017 and in Test cricket from 2008 to 2014. He is a right-handed wicket-keeper batsman.
|Born||7 July 1981, Ranchi|
|Nickname||Maahi, Caption Cool, Thala|
|Height||5ft 9 in (180 cm)|
|Father||Pan Singh Dhoni|
|Siblings||Jayanti Gupta, Narendra Singh Dhoni|
MS Dhoni age was around 41 years. MS Dhoni was born on 7 July 1981 in Ranchi, Jharkhand to Pan Singh Dhoni and Devaki Dhoni.
His father, Pan Singh Dhoni has retired from MECON. It is a public sector enterprise under the Ministry of Steel. Dhoni’s father worked there at a junior management position. Dhoni’s wife, Devaki Devi is a homemaker.
MS Dhoni married to Sakshi Dhoni in 2010. She holds a degree in hotel management from the Institute of Hotel Management, Aurangabad. She did her internship at Taj Bengal, Kolkata, where she met MS Dhoni first time.
MS dhoni and Sakshi dhoni became parents in 2015 called Ziva Dhoni.
His early education was from DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir School, Ranchi, Jharkhand and excelled in multiple sports such as badminton, football and cricket. He played as a goalkeeper for his football team and played cricket for a local club.
Dhoni showed impressive wicket-keeping skills at the Commando Cricket Club during 1995-98 and was picked up for Vinoo Mankad Trophy Under-16 Championship for the 1997-98 session and played well. After completing High School, Dhoni focussed on Cricket.
Career of MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni is a Right-Handed Wicket-Keeper Batsman. He captained Indian National Cricket Team for several years. He won some of unforgettable matches for India in his entire cricket career of 14 years.
He is the only Captain of India who won all the formats of ICC tournaments. In 2011, India won the World Cup after 28 years under the captaincy of MS Dhoni.
From 2001 to 2003, Dhoni worked as TTE at Kharagpur Railway Station.
He played for Indian National Cricket Team, Bihar Cricket Team , Jharkhand Cricket Team and Chennai Super Kings and Rising Pune Supergiants in IPL.
Dhoni debuts in International Cricket for India in 2004 against Bangladesh in One Day International. After that, he debuts for India in Test and T20I in 2005 and 2006 respectively.
|Country||India (2004 – 2019)|
|Test Debut||2 December 2005 v Sri Lanka (cap 251)|
|Last Test||26 December 2014 v Australia|
|ODI Debut||23 December 2004 v Bangladesh (cap 158)|
|Last ODI||9 July 2019 v New Zealand|
|T20I Debut||1 December 2006 v South Africa (cap 2)|
|Last T20I||1 December 2006 v South Africa|
|IPL||Chennai Super Kings|
Dhoni was contracted by the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) for US$1.5 million in the 2008. He was the expensive player in the IPL of 2008 auction.
From IPL 2008 to IPL 2015, He plays for Chennai Super Kings and plays for Rising Pune Supergaints for IPL 2016 and 2017 due to ban of CSK and RR from IPL.
Again from IPL 2018 to next six seasons he played for Chennai Super Kings.
CSK is one of the most successful teams of Indian Premier League and won title 5 times under the captaincy of Dhoni in 2010, 2011, 2018, 2021 and 2023.
The most successful captain in the IPL also known as Caption Cool MS Dhoni has a total net worth of $127 million which is around ₹1070 Crores in Indian Rupees as of 2023.
Dhoni was the part of BCCI’s list A+ contract which means BCCI pays him 7 crores annually. He also gets around ₹ 7 crores per season as IPL fees.
MS Dhoni is the brand ambassador of many brands like Spartan Sports, Reebok, Boost, Amity University, Gulf Oil, McDowell’s Soda, Big Bazaar, Exide Batteries, TVS Motors, Sony Bravia, Lays Wafers, Lafarge Customer Service etc.which become one of the major source of income.
|Net Worth||$127 Million|
|Net Worth in Indian Rupees||₹1070 Crore INR|
|Monthly Income and Salary||4 Crore +|
|Yearly Income||50 Crore +|
|Income Source||Cricket, Advertisement|
Social Media of MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni has a quite good amount of following. He consistently posts content in all his social media profiles.
FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is the highest record of MS Dhoni?
Ans. Dhoni scored 183* against Sri Lanka in 2005 is the highest score by a wicket-keeper.
2. At what age Dhoni debut?
Ans. At the age of 23, Dhoni debuted for India in the International Cricket.
3. Who is the world best captain?
Ans. MS Dhoni is considered as the World’s Best Captain in the World.
4. When is dhoni birthday?
Ans. 7 July is the day when dhoni born.
5. Who is MS Dhoni wife?
Ans. Sakshi Dhoni is the wife of MS married in 2010.
6. What is the age of MS Dhoni?
Ans. Age of MS Dhoni is around 41 years till 2022.
7. How many century does MSD have?
Ans. MSD have 16 centuries across all formats in International Cricket.
8. When did MS Dhoni retired?
Ans. On 15 August 2020, Dhoni retired from all formats of international cricket.
9. What is the name of MSD daughter?
Ans. Ziva Dhoni
10. When did Dhoni became No 1 in ODI batsman?
Ans. In 2006, Dhoni became No 1 ODI batsman.
11. Who is richer Virat or Dhoni?
Ans. Dhoni vs Kohli: Kohli has a brand value of Rs 1,412 crore in the current year and stand in the first spot. Dhoni, on the other hand, stood at the fifth spot with a value of Rs 464 crore.