Updated: 17 May 2022
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.
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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:
|Test||90||144||16||4876||224 v AUS||6||33||544||78||38.09||59.11||256||38|
|ODI||350||297||84||10773||183* v SL||10||73||826||229||50.57||87.56||321||123|
|World Cup||29||25||7||780||91* v SL||0||5||59||15||43.33||89.96||34||8|
|T20I||98||85||42||1617||56 v ENG||0||2||116||52||37.60||126.13||57||34|
|IPL||233||205||79||4952||84* v RCB||0||24||345||228||39.3||135.5||126||49|
|CL||24||23||8||449||63* v SRH||0||1||28||26||29.93||141.19||14||11|
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Dhoni Man of the match:
Dhoni Man of The Match in Test – 2
Dhoni Man of The Match in ODI – 21
Dhoni Man of The Match in World Cup – 1
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Dhoni 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
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.
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Dhoni stats as ODI captain
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.
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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.