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Asia Cup 2018: Fans bow down to MS Dhoni's master stroke, as Ravindra Jadeja gets rid of Shakib Al Hasan - Times Now

New Delhi: Mahendra Singh Dhoni may have long left the captaincy duties for India in the limited-overs format, but he never deters from giving tips to the Indian skipper, whether Virat Kohli, or Rohit Sharma. And on many occasions, those tips have ...

Movers And Shakers Of The Week [17-22 September 2018] - Inc42 Media

Mastercard partners with the iconic cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni as an ambassador. Walmart is reportedly bringing four of its executives to the team of Indian ecommerce unicorn Flipkart. Zomato has appointed G. T. Thomas Phillippe as its General ...

Mohammad Shahzad emulates idol MS Dhoni, inflicts lightning-fast stumping to dismiss Babar Azam - Watch - Times Now

New Delhi: Veteran Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni is one such player who is not just admired an respected among his fans and general cricket lovers, but also by many players themselves and that included international cricketers as well.

Asia Cup: Jadeja spins Bangladesh out of the game - gulfnews.com

Sharma's dominating, but patient, innings included a 61-run opening partnership with Shikhar Dhawan (40) followed by a 64-run stand with Mahendra Singh Dhoni (33). It was a lovely Friday treat for Indian fans who turned up in droves expecting their ...

In Pics | India vs Bangladesh, Asia Cup 2018, Super Four - News18

Bangladesh batsman Mosaddek Hossain (2L) plays a shot as as Indian wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni (2R) looks on during the one day international (ODI) Asia Cup cricket match between Bangladesh and India at the Dubai International Cricket ...

Clinical India crush pitiful Tigers - The Daily Star

Bangladesh got a consolation wicket at the end Mahendra Singh Dhoni was caught for a 37-ball 33 off skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza at sweeper cover with five runs to get. Dhoni had come out to loud applause at number four after Rubel Hossain had Ambati ...

India vs Bangladesh Highlights, Asia Cup 2018: Rohit, Jadeja power India to 7-wicket win - Daily News & Analysis

India: Rohit Sharma (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Ambati Rayudu, Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni (wk), Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar Jasprit Bumrah, Kudeep Yadav, Yuzuvedra Chahal. Bangladesh: Liton Das (wk), Nazmul Hossain Shanto, ...

3 reasons why Rohit Sharma should be the regular skipper of India in ODIs and T20Is - Sportskeeda

Virat Kohli is India's regular skipper in every format of the game. He became the skipper of every format when Mahendra Singh Dhoni gave up his captaincy last year. Kohli is undoubtedly the best batsman in the world and he has been an impressive ...

Asia Cup 2018: India with a spate of wicket-keeping options - Sportskeeda

The likes of Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Adam Gilchrist are great examples of a wicket-keeper who is also a good batsman. However, with the lack of good domestic wicket keeper batsmen at disposal for franchise tournaments like the Indian Premier League, ...

Asia Cup 2018: India wins toss, opts to field - Goa Chronicle (satire) (press release) (blog)

However, former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's batting form could keep the team management worried as he hasn't been scoring. Now, its upto Rohit whether he promotes him in the batting order or not. It seems that Bangladesh have mastered after a ...

Vijay Hazare Trophy 2018: MS Dhoni's Advice Worked – Shahbaz Nadeem - Cricket Addictor

Jharkand's left-arm spinner Shahbaz Nadeem, who recently claimed a record eight-wicket haul against Rajasthan, eventually thanked former Team India skipper MS Dhoni for advising him on field placements. However, he bagged impressive figures after ...

Virat Kohli, Mirabai Chanu get Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna - Star of Mysore

... India's highest sports honour. Kohli will become the third Indian cricketer after legendary Sachin Tendulkar (1997) and the talismanic former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (2007) once the Sports Ministry officially accepts the committee's ...

Scott Styris silences a fan after he demanded MS Dhoni to give up wicketkeeping - bdcrictime.com

The first thing that comes to cricket fans' minds when they hear the keyword 'wicketkeeping' is Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Without second thoughts, he has been spot on behind the stumps and is by far been the best wicketkeeper-batsman to have graced the ...

How MS Dhoni gave team India its own Malinga - News Nation

Former Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni spotted the gritty nature and unusual bowling action of India's new sensation Kedar Jadhav, who Indian cricketing legend Sunil Gavaskar termed him as 'street smart', and turned him into an excellent utility ...

Reluctant bowler Jadhav closing in on India middle-order spot - Stabroek News

DUBAI, (Reuters) – Kedar Jadhav's part-time spin might be his ticket to next year's World Cup in England but the 33-year-old Indian batsman admits he is reluctant to work too hard on improving as a bowler. Then captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni first ...

How late arrival of lunch during a net session changed Kedar Jadhav's career - Daily News & Analysis

But then skipper MS Dhoni liked what he saw in Jadhav. Wily Dhoni understood that he may have got a player who can bowl handy 4-5 over spell in ODIs and also get much needed breakthroughs. He used Jadhav during the series effectively and there was ...

Revealed! MS Dhoni is the man behind Kedar Jadhav's renaissance - Mid-Day

Mahendra Singh Dhoni spotted potential in him while Sunil Gavaskar calls him "street smart". Kedar Jadhav may lack the grace or flair of a top-notch cricketer, but he can be relied on to give his best. He realises his utility in the team is more of a ...

Mastercard ropes in Dhoni as brand ambassador for cash to digital campaign - InsideSport

Mastercard has partnered with Mahendra Singh Dhoni as brand ambassador for its Less-Cash India campaign. Dhoni joins film actor Irrfan Khan as the Mastercard brand ambassador. Legendary cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni has joined Mastercard's ...

Siyaram's names Ranveer Singh as brand ambassador - Livemint

... manufacturer with a portfolio of brands such as Siyaram's, Oxemberg, J. Hampstead, Siya, Cadini, Casamoda and Mistair. Siyaram's continues to be company's flagship brand and has been endorsed by celebrities like Saif Ali Khan, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, ...

Cricket: Reluctant bowler Kedar Jadhav closing in on India middle-order spot - Reuters

Then captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni first persuaded the unorthodox middle-order batsman to roll his arm over in an one-day international against New Zealand in 2016 and he picked up two wickets for six runs in three overs. On Wednesday, Jadhav returned ...

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is an Indian cricketer and the current captain of the Indian national cricket team in limited-overs formats. An attacking right-handed middle-order batsman and wicket-keeper, he is widely regarded as one of the greatest finishers in limited-overs cricket. He made his One Day International debut in December 2004 against Bangladesh, and played his first Test a year later against Sri Lanka.

M.S. Dhoni
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Dhoni in January 2016
Personal information
Full name Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Born (1981-07-07) 7 July 1981 (age 35)
Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
Nickname Mahi, MS, MSD, Captain Cool
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Batting style Right-hand batsman
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Role Wicket-keeper, Indian Captain
International information
National side
Test debut 2 December 2005 v Sri Lanka
Last Test 26 December 2014 v Australia
ODI debut 23 December 2004 v Bangladesh
Last ODI 23 October 2016 v New Zealand
ODI shirt no. 7
T20I debut 1 December 2006 v South Africa
Last T20I 28 August 2016 v West Indies
Domestic team information
Years Team
1999/00–2003/04 Bihar
2004/05–present Jharkhand
2008–2015 Chennai Super Kings (squad no. 7)
2016–present Rising Pune Supergiants (squad no. 7)
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC T20Is
Matches 90 283 131 73
Runs scored 4,876 9,110 7,038 1112
Batting average 38.09 50.89 36.84 35.87
100s/50s 6/33 9/61 6/47 0/0
Top score 224 183* 224 48*
Balls bowled 96 36 126
Wickets 0 1 0
Bowling average 31.00
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 1/14
Catches/stumpings 256/38 264/91 364/57 41/22
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 16 September 2016

Mahendra Singh Dhoni ( ; commonly known as M. S. Dhoni; born 7 July 1981) is an Indian cricketer and the current captain of the Indian national cricket team in limited-overs formats. An attacking right-handed middle-order batsman and wicket-keeper, he is widely regarded as one of the greatest finishers in limited-overs cricket. He made his One Day International (ODI) debut in December 2004 against Bangladesh, and played his first Test a year later against Sri Lanka.

Dhoni holds numerous captaincy records such as most wins by an Indian captain in Tests and ODIs, and most back-to-back wins by an Indian captain in ODIs. He took over the ODI captaincy from Rahul Dravid in 2007 and led the team to its first-ever bilateral ODI series wins in Sri Lanka and New Zealand. Under his captaincy, India won the 2007 ICC World Twenty20, the CB Series of 2007–08, the 2010 Asia Cup, the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup and the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy. In the final of the 2011 World Cup, Dhoni scored 91 not out off 79 balls handing India the victory for which he was awarded the Man of the Match. In June 2013, when India defeated England in the final of the Champions Trophy in England, Dhoni became the first captain to win all three ICC limited-overs trophies (World Cup, Champions Trophy and the World Twenty20). After taking up the Test captaincy in 2008, he led the team to series wins in New Zealand and West Indies, and the Border-Gavaskar Trophy in 2008, 2010 and 2013. In 2009, Dhoni also led the Indian team to number one position for the first time in the ICC Test rankings. In 2013, under his captaincy, India became the first team in more than 40 years to whitewash Australia in a Test series. In the Indian Premier League, he captained the Chennai Super Kings to victory at the 2010 and 2011 seasons, along with wins in the 2010 and 2014 editions of Champions League Twenty20. He announced his retirement from Tests on 30 December 2014.

Dhoni holds the post of Vice-President of India Cements Ltd., after resigning from Air India. India Cements is the owner of the IPL team Chennai Super Kings, and Dhoni has been its captain since the first IPL season. Dhoni is the co-owner of Indian Super League team Chennaiyin FC.

Dhoni has been the recipient of many awards, including the ICC ODI Player of the Year award in 2008 and 2009 (the first player to win the award twice), the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award in 2007 and the Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian honour, in 2009. He was named as the captain of ICC World Test XI and ICC World ODI XI teams for 2009. The Indian Territorial Army conferred the honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel to Dhoni on 1 November 2011. He is the second Indian cricketer after Kapil Dev to have received this honour. In 2011, Time magazine included Dhoni in its annual Time 100 list as one of the "Most Influential People in the World." In 2012, SportsPro rated Dhoni as the sixteenth most marketable athlete in the world. In June 2015, Forbes ranked Dhoni at 23rd in the list of highest paid athletes in the world, estimating his earnings at US$31 million. In 2016, a biopic M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story was made on him.