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Profile- M S Dhoni

MS Dhoni: That Saturday night, a less than thirty-year-old Indian Skipper batting in the ground and suddenly a hailstorm kind of noise in the ground with commentator Ravi Shastri’s voice resounded through television sets all over the world, where even the plucky and energetic Indian crowd showed more attention in an old-school CRT television, at a local tea stall, on the dance-floor at a pub, a pump-operator in Ranchi awaited the birth of his third child.

‘India lifts the World Cup after 28 years. The party’s started in the dressing room. And it’s an Indian captain, Dhoni who’s been absolutely normal magnificent, in the night of the final and he finishes off in his style.’
How can any cricket fan would unremembered this in Ravi Shastri’s most histrionic voice, as Mahendra Singh Dhoni delighted the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai on the night of 2nd April 2011.


How can any cricket fan would unremembered this in Ravi Shastri’s most histrionic voice, as Mahendra Singh Dhoni delighted the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai on the night of 2nd April 2011.

Personal Information – MS Dhoni

MS Dhoni
  • DOB -Jul 07, 1981 (38 years)
  • Place of Birth -Ranchi, Bihar (now Jharkhand)
  • Height -5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
  • Role -WK/Batsman
  • Batting Style -Right Handed Bat
  • Bowling Style- Right-arm medium

Foundations-M S Dhoni

The Foundations
Hailing from Jharkhand, Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s rise through the ranks into international cricket is a tale of rebellion, extraordinary merit, perseverance, and, most of all, belief. After being scouted on the whims of his school P.E. teacher as a wicketkeeper, Dhoni created whispers in the cricketing circles of Ranchi – a teenaged boy with no measurable upper-body strength clearing boundaries against some of the best fast bowlers of the district. However, the system failed him as he found it difficult to make the cut against candidates of the more affluent A-tier states. Consequently, in a desperate move, he joined the Railways Ranji team and started to work as a ticket collector at the Kharagpur railway station to make ends meet.

Nevertheless, in a few months, the stars started to align themselves for the precocious wunderkind from Ranchi. Inspired by the KSCA, the BCCI started a country-wide Training Research Development Wing to scout talent from the more financially backward states. Dhoni immediately caught the eyes of the scouts and was sent on an A tour to Kenya, where his talent burst forth for the world to see as he showcased his batting pyrotechnics against world-class bowlers in alien conditions. He immediately shot to national reckoning and was selected for the tour of Bangladesh in November 2004.


Captaincy
With a mature head on his shoulders and an astute and shrewd cricketing mind, Dhoni was recommended by senior players like Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid for captaincy after Rahul Dravid stepped down as skipper.

On his first assignment in the inaugural World T20 in 2007, Dhoni and his young troops romped to the title in a shock victory for the inexperienced Indian side, bringing about the T20 revolution in India. Dhoni’s calm and composed leadership was widely lauded in the cricketing fraternity after India brought the trophy home, earning him the label of ‘Captain Cool’. He was soon handed the ODI leadership as a natural move after his World T20 triumph, and after the retirement of Anil Kumble in late 2008, the Test leadership was thrust upon him too.

‘India may have gained a great captain, but they’ve lost a fearsome hitter’, remarked Harsha Bhogle after Dhoni was handed the reigns of the side. It was true. MS Dhoni, the powerful buffer of leather who could clear the area code with the willow, had now become a gritty accumulator, who seemed to be playing a lot more responsibly. At first, it did look like India had lost an important asset in Dhoni’s explosive batting. However, over the years, Dhoni delivered performances with his new reserved approach and developed the ability to move in and out of his rampage zone. He had inherited the good qualities of his accomplished seniors in the team – carving his game as per the requirement of the team.

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