Updated: 31 March 2024

Mahendra Singh Dhoni was born on 7th July 1981 in the city of Ranchi. During his initial days, Dhoni used to be a goalkeeper in his school. After seeing the spark in him, Dhoni was asked to do the role of the wicketkeeper. After that, the rest is just history. In this article, we will see Dhoni’s stats as a player and a captain.

CSK retained Dhoni for a whooping 12 cr for IPL 2023. On 30th April 2022, Ravindra Jadeja handed over the Chennai Super Kings captaincy back to MSD. Under his captaincy, CSK won the 5th Indian Premier League Title in IPL 2023. On 21st March 2024, Dhoni stepped down as CSK captain. Ruturaj Gaikwad will lead the team in IPL 2024.

MS Dhoni Debut

ODI – vs Bangladesh – MA Aziz Stadium- 23 Dec 2004

Test – vs Sri Lanka – MA Chidambaram Stadium – 2 Dec 2005

T20 – vs South Africa – Wanderers – 1 Dec 2006

IPL – vs Punjab Kings – Punjab Cricket Stadium – 19 April 2008

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Dhoni overall stats as a player:

Test90144164876224 v AUS6335447838.0959.1125638
ODI3502978410773183* v SL107382622950.5787.56321123
T20I988542161756 v ENG021165237.60126.135734
IPL25221887508284* v RCB02434923938.8135.912649
CL2423844963* v SRH01282638.79135.921411

Dhoni Man of the match list :

Man of The Match in Test – 2 
Man of The Match in ODI – 21
Man of The Match in World Cup – 1
Man of The Match in T20I – 0
Dhoni Man of The Match in IPL – 17
Dhoni Man of The Match in Champions League – 0
Dhoni Man of the series in ODI : 7

Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been regarded as the greatest Finisher India has ever produced. His records in tests as a player is not that great, but his crucial knocks during tough situations have often made India achieve glorious wins.

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Dhoni Stats As Test Captain

StatisticsMS Dhoni
Matches played60
Win %45

His performance in ODI has been simply outstanding. Coming at lower down the order, he has given India some outstanding innings. Who can forget his 91* against Sri Lanka in the world cup finals of 2011 That winning six of Kulasekara is embedded in every cricket fan’s heart.

Dhoni stats as ODI captain

StatisticsMS Dhoni
Match played200
No Results11
Win %59.52

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Dhoni Stats As Captain In IPL

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s stats as a player in IPL has also been reasonably good. He has not scored a single century yet, but his quick-fire cameos have led to CSK winning a few crucial matches in the last few overs.

StatisticsMS Dhoni
No Results2
Win %60.42

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Dhoni has been one of the most successful captains India has ever produced. His captaincy skills have been appreciated across the globe. MSD is known as the captain cool. He has always been very calm and composed inside the stadium.

He has always backed his teammates for a longer duration of the tournament. Mahendra Singh Dhoni has won India’s glorious world cup T20 in 2008 and the ICC men’s cricket world cup in 2011. His IPL captaincy has also been phenomenal. If we forget the last IPL edition (IPL 2020) held in Dubai, Dhoni-led CSK has played all the playoffs. CSK played the 9th final (VIVO IPL 2021) and won the 4th IPL title

Former Team India skipper MS Dhoni on 16th Sep 2021 was named in a 15-member panel constituted by the ministry of defence for a comprehensive review of the NCC (National Cadet Corps) to make it more relevant. The high-level committee will be chaired by former MP Baijayant Panda. Other members of the committee are industrialist Anand Mahindra, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, and others.

MS Dhoni is a Lieutenant Colonel (Honorary) in the Indian Army.