MS Dhoni- Autobiography

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MS Dhoni- Autobiography
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Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Full Name: Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Date of Birth: July 7, 1981
Place of Birth: Ranchi, Bihar (now in Jharkhand), India
Role:  RIght handed Wicketkeeper-batsman.

Early Life
Mahendra Singh Dhoni, affectionately known as MS Dhoni, emerged from the humble beginnings of Ranchi, Bihar (now in Jharkhand), to etch his name as one of the greatest cricketers in the history of the sport. Born on July 7, 1981, Dhoni's early life was marked by a passion for sports, initially excelling in badminton and football during his school days at DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir, Shyamali. It was, however, his love for cricket that would eventually shape his destiny. Coming from a middle-class family, Dhoni's journey to cricketing stardom began on the local fields of Ranchi, where his talent as a wicketkeeper-batsman caught the attention of coaches. Little did the small-town boy know that he would go on to lead the Indian cricket team to unprecedented heights and become a national icon.

The roots of Mahendra Singh Dhoni's success extend deep into the heart of his closely-knit family. 
  Dhoni is the son of Pan Singh and Devaki Devi. He has a sister named Jayanti and a brother named Narendra. Hailing from a modest background,  His family, despite modest means, provided the unwavering 
support that fueled his cricketing dreams. Alongside his parents, Dhoni shares his journey with a sister named Jayanti and a brother named Narendra. This close familial bond has been a cornerstone of Dhoni's life, sustaining him through the triumphs and challenges of a remarkable cricketing career. His commitment to family values is evident in his own domestic life, having married Sakshi Singh Rawat in 2010, with whom he shares the joy of parenthood, blessed with a daughter named Ziva. The Dhoni family stands as a testament to the cricketer's grounded roots and the profound influence of familial support on his extraordinary journey in the world of cricket.

Career Debut and Jersey Number
Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the man who would go on to become one of cricket's most revered figures, embarked on his cricketing journey with a remarkable debut that hinted at the greatness to come. Hailing from Ranchi, Bihar (now Jharkhand), Dhoni made his international debut on the 23rd of December, 2004, in an ODI match against Bangladesh. Clad in the Indian jersey having number 07, he showcased a distinctive style marked by power-packed strokes and an innate ability to keep his cool under pressure. This debut not only marked the initiation of a promising cricket career but also laid the foundation for a transformative era in Indian cricket.

Stats and Records

Batting stats

Format Match Average Innings BF Runs HS Strike Rate 100s 50s
T20Is 98    37 85 1282 1617 56 126.13 -- 02
ODIs 350 50.57 297 13303 10773 183* 87.56 10 73
Tests 90    38.09 144 8249 4876 224 59.11 06 33
List A 423     50.38 364 -- 13353 183* 99 17 87

Bowling stats

Format Match Innings wickets Balls Runs Average Economy SR BBI
T20Is 98 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
ODIs 350  2 01 36 31 5.16 31.00 36 1/14
Tests 90  07 -- 96 67 -- 4.18 -- --
List A 423  -- 00 63 53 5.04 31.5 26.50 1/14

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, renowned as Captain Cool, has left an indelible mark on the cricketing world with a plethora of records that attest to his unparalleled skill and leadership. He is only successful in Indian cricket in winning 2007, and 2010 ICC T20 World,  Asia Cups that was held in 2016,  and the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy. Dhoni's adept wicketkeeping skills are exemplified by his numerous dismissals, including holding the record for the most stumping in international cricket. His ability to finish matches with the bat, often in high-pressure situations, is reflected in his impressive ODI and T20I statistics. Dhoni's captaincy and cricketing prowess have etched his name in the annals of the sport, making him a living legend with records that stand as a testament to his enduring impact on Indian cricket.

Centuries and Runs
Dhoni has played a total of 535 international matches and scored  17,092 runs with an average of 44.74.
He stands as the 5th highest runs scorer from India in all across the format. Dhoni has s total of 16 centuries in international cricket – 10 centuries in ODIs and 6 centuries in Tests.

Stumping Records
MS Dhoni holds the record of the world's fastest stumping in the world of cricket. He stumped out a West Indian player named Keemo Paul in only 0.08 seconds. Dhoni's lightning-quick reflexes and astute cricketing acumen have made him one of the greatest wicketkeepers of all time. His stumping records, both in ODIs and T20Is, are a testament to his skill behind the stumps. Dhoni has the most stumping world record of 123 out in ODI International cricket.

Movies and Net Worth

The silver screen witnessed the enthralling portrayal of Mahendra Singh Dhoni's life in the Bollywood biopic titled "MS Dhoni: The Untold Story." Released in 2016, the film delves into the cricketing legend's journey from his early life in Ranchi to becoming the captain of the Indian cricket team. Sushant Singh Rajput brought Dhoni's character to life with uncanny precision, capturing the essence of the cricketer's personality, struggles, and triumphs.  "MS Dhoni: The Untold Story" received widespread acclaim for its authenticity, compelling narrative, and the stellar performance of the cast, making it a cinematic tribute to one of India's most beloved sports figures. MS Dhoni has a net worth of 1027 crore rupees or 127 million dollars approximately.

Bike Collection
An avid bike enthusiast, Dhoni is the proud owner of an impressive collection of motorcycles. His love for bikes is well-known, and he has been spotted riding various high-end bikes. Dhoni's collection of automobiles comprises at least 70 bikes  including   Ducati, Harley Davidson Kawasaki, Ninja, and many more
– and a minimum of  15 luxury  cars these include  KIA EV6 worth 61 lakh, Hummer H2 worth 75 lakh, Hummer H2 worth 75 lacks, Land Rover, Audi Q7, Land Rover, etc