Mahendra Singh Dhoni or MS Dhoni is an Indian International Cricketer who has recently resigned from International Cricket. MS Dhoni is the principal chief throughout the entire existence of cricket to win all the ICC prizes. If you are here, you are indeed a fan of cricket and Dhoni’s lover, so let’s know more about his personal life, net worth, bonding with his teammates, etc.
MS Dhoni Biography
MS Dhoni was conceived on July 7, 1981, in Ranchi, Bihar (present-day Jharkhand) in a Hindu Rajput family to Pan Singh and Devki Devi. His fatherly town is in the Lamgara block in Almora, Uttarakhand. His dad, Pan Singh, moved from Uttarakhand to Ranchi and worked in junior administration positions in MECON. Dhoni has a sister and a brother– Jayanti Gupta and Narendra Singh Dhoni.
MS Dhoni Education
Dhoni did his tutoring from DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir, Ranchi, Jharkhand and dominated in different games, such as badminton, football and cricket. He played as a goalkeeper for his football crew and played cricket for a neighbourhood club. During 2001-2003, Dhoni was a TTE (Traveling Ticket Examiner) at Kharagpur Railway Station under South Eastern Railway in West Bengal.
MS Dhoni Career
In 1998, MS Dhoni was selected for the Central Coal Fields Limited (CCL) team. For the 1999-2000 season, he got selected in senior Bihar Ranji Team at the age of 18. Later, he was nominated for East Zone U-19 squad for the CK Nayudu trophy.
Dhoni was selected for India A team for a tour of Zimbabwe and Kenya. At Harare Sports Club, against Zimbabwe, Dhoni had seven catches and four stumpings in the match. After India A group, Dhoni was chosen in the ODI group for the Bangladesh visit in 2004/05.
In December 2015, Dhoni got a B-grade contract by the BCCI.
On April 20, 2006, he was positioned as number one batsman in ICC ODI Rankings, sidelining Ricky Ponting. On April 20, 2006, he was ranked as number one batsman in ICC ODI Rankings, sidelining Ricky Ponting.
In September 2007, for the World Twenty20 matches, Dhoni was elected as the Indian team captain. In 2009, he topped the ICC ODI Batsman ranking. In 2011, he seized Man of the Match for his outstanding performance in the 2011 Cricket World Cup. In 2013, India won ICC Champions Trophy, and Dhoni turned into the first and the prominent commander throughout cricket to guarantee all the ICC prizes.
In August 2017, he became the first wicket-keeper during the ODI against Sri Lanka to effect 100 stumpings.
In the first season of IPL (Indian Premier League), Dhoni was contracted by the Chennai Super Kings for US$1.5 million, becoming the most expensive player in the first season auctions. Under his captaincy, the team won the 2010, 2011 and 2018 IPL titles. The team also won the 2010 and 2014 Champions League T20 titles.
MS Dhoni Wife, Children
Mahendra Singh Dhoni married Sakshi Singh Rawat, his school friend from DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir, on July 4, 2010. At the time of their marriage, Sakshi studied a hotel management course at Taj Bengal in Kolkata as a trainee.
On February 6, 2015, the couple brought forth a child young lady named Ziva.
MS Dhoni Net Worth
Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s total assets are assessed to be around ₹786.53 crores. He earns millions through his advertisements like Indian Terrain, Colgate, RedBus, Panerai, LivFast, GoDaddy, Orient Fans, Snickers India, NetMeds and Dream 11.
|MS Dhoni Wiki/Bio|
|Full Name||Mahendra Singh Dhoni|
|Date of Birth||07 July 1981.|
|Age||39 Years (as in 2020)|
|Birthplace||Ranchi, Jharkhand, India|
|Hometown||Ranchi, Jharkhand, India|
|School||DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir, Shyamali, Ranchi, Jharkhand|
|College/University||St. Xaviers College, Ranchi, Jharkhand|
|Educational Qualification||College Dropout|
|Address||Harmu Housing Colony, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India|
|Hobbies||Biking, Playing Football and Tennis, Swimming|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 175 cm|
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 75 kg|
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Coach/Mentor||Keshav Banerjee and Chanchal Bhattacharya|
|Bowling Style||Right-Arm Fast Medium|
|Favourite Shots||Helicopter Shot and Paddlesweep|
|Nature on Field||Calm|
|Likes to play against||Pakistan and Australia|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Priyanka Jha (died in 2002)|
Lakshmi Rai (South Indian actress)
Sakshi Singh Rawat (Sakshi Dhoni)
|Parents||Father- Pan Singh (MECON employee; worked at Junior Management position)|
Mother- Devki Devi
|Siblings||Brother- Narendra Singh Dhoni (Elder, Politician)|
|Sister- Jayanti Gupta (Elder)|
|Salary (approx.)||Rs. 15 Crore (IPL 2019)|
|Net Worth (approx.)||$103 million|