40 Facts About Dhoni

1. MS Dhoni left James Neesham totally flummoxed as he ran the New Zealand all-rounder out with astute presence of mind and skill.

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2. Ms Dhoni was back at the training session as India hit the ground running before the 4th ODI.

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3. MS Dhoni can break the Internet from any corner of the earth.

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4. MS Dhoni made headlines with his Man of the Tournament performance in Australia where he lead India to victory with two unbeaten fifties in run-chases.

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5. MS Dhoni failed to add to his tally for India after being ruled out of the third ODI at the Bay Oval due to a sore hamstring.

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6. Mahendra Singh Dhoni has celebrated the total number of 37 birthdays till date.

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7. Mahendra Singh Dhoni will turn 38 on 07 July, 2019.

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8. Mahendra Singh Dhoni became the first cricketer from the Jharkhand to come out on the Indian map, as a new state separated from Bihar, which got a place in Team India.

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9. Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the only captain in the world who scored a hundred in the ODI batting at number seven and that too in December 2012 against Pakistan.

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10. Ms Dhoni has an estimated net worth of US$110 million as of 2017.

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11. MS Dhoni married his long time school friend, Sakshi Singh Rawat on July 4, 2010.

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12. MS Dhoni gained much popularity for his helicopter shot—a new style of hitting the ball in an uppercut fashion.

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13. Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the highest individual income tax-payer in Jharkhand state and one of the highest in India.

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14. Mahendra Singh Dhoni was born on July 7, 1981 at Ranchi, Jharkhand located in the east corner of India.

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15. MS Dhoni was a huge football fan before he became a cricketer.

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16. MS Dhoni has the most tons as captain while batting at No 7 position.

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17. In March 2013, Dhoni became the most successful Indian Test captain when he eclipsed Sourav Ganguly's record of 21 victories from 49 Tests.

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18. Ms Dhoni was chosen to lead India in first ever World T20 in 2007.

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19. On 12 February 2012, Dhoni made an unbeaten 44 to guide India to their first win over Australia at Adelaide.

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20. In November 2013, Dhoni became the second India batsman after Sachin Tendulkar to aggregate 1,000 or more ODI-runs against Australia.

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21. On 2 September 2007, Dhoni equalled his idol Adam Gilchrist's international record for the most dismissals in an innings in ODI by catching five English players and stumping one.

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22. One of the famous episodes, when Dhoni used to play for CCL, was when Deval Sahay used to gift him Rs 50 for each six that he hit in Sheesh Mahal tournament cricket matches.

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23. In 1998, Dhoni was selected by Deval Sahay to play for the Central Coal Fields Limited team.

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24. In 2009, Dhoni led the Indian team to number one position for the first time in the ICC Test rankings.

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25. MS Dhoni was an employee for Air-India, whom he had joined to play cricket.

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26. MS Dhoni was given the honourary rank of Lt Colonel by the Indian Army in 2011.

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27. MS Dhoni is actually a 'Rajput' and has roots in Uttarakhand.

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28. In 2009, Dhoni had achieved his record feat during the Wellington Test against New Zealand.

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29. MS Dhoni has been training with the Jharkhand team but didn't play in the group league encounters of the team after coming back from Asia Cup.

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30. MS Dhoni dreaming of playing in the World Cup ever since he gave up captaincy: Arun Pandey.

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31. MS Dhoni proves he is a man with a golden heart—Watch.

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32. Mahendra Singh Dhoni is one of the most enigmatic characters in Indian cricket.

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33. MS Dhoni takes a young fan by surprise with a 'warm handshake'.

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34. MS Dhoni tries his hand at Kabaddi, shoots promotional ad for PKL—See pics.

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35. MS Dhoni is known for his calm demeanour on the cricket field.

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36. Mahendra Singh Dhoni is arguably, one of the most popular athletes in India on and off the cricketing pitch.

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37. Mahendra Singh Dhoni has entertained fans for long on the cricketing field.

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38. MS Dhoni tries his hand at Kabaddi in Mumbai; see pics.

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39. MS Dhoni meets Laiju, a specially abled fan on his way to the Greenfield International Stadium before the fifth ODI against West Indies.

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40. MS Dhoni has been one of the best leaders in the history of the game.

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