MS Dhoni Birthday Special: 39 Interesting facts about Captain Cool Ms Dhoni , Height, Runs, Age, Wife, 1st love Affairs, IPL 2020 Salary & More

Team India top wicket keeper batsman’s Mahendra Singh Dhoni (MS Dhoni) turns 39 years. MS Dhoni has made a different and special identity in the Indian Cricket by his superb and remarkable games. On his birthday, Insidesport.co has brought to its readers some interesting and magnificent facts and records that are knocked out by Captain Cool

1 Full Name – Mahendra Singh Dhoni
2 Nickname – Mahi,  Captain Cool
3 Jersey Number – 7
4 Personal Life
DOB – 7 July 1981, Dhoni was born on 7 July 1981 in Ranchi, Jharkhand after his family moved to the city from Uttarakhand.
Height: 1.75 m
Spouse: Sakshi Dhoni
Ms Dhoni married Sakshi Singh Rawat on 4 July, 2010

Batting Style –  Right-handed
Bowling Style –  Right-arm medium
5 MS Dhoni International Cricket Debut –
ODI debut: 23 December 2004 v Bangladesh
Last ODI: 9 July 2019 v New Zealand
Test debut: 2 December 2005 v Sri Lanka
T20I debut: 1 December 2006 v South Africa
Last T20I: 27 February 2019 v Australia

6 MS Dhoni ODIs –
Runs –  10773
100s – 10
50s –  73

7 MS Dhoni T20s 
Runs –  1617
100s – 0
50s –  2

8 MS Dhoni Test 

Runs –  4876
100s – 6
50s –  33

9 Ms Dhoni 1St Love- Dhoni said “I love my country, I tell my wife she is only the third most important after my country and my parents, in that order,” . For Dhoni has always maintained that the Army is his first love

10 MS Dhoni joins Army troops in Kashmir on July 31 and Ms Dhoni also carry out normal duties of soldier

11 IPL 2020 Salary – Ms Dhoni IPL Moneyball  Salary is 15 cr

12 Total IPL Salary – Ms Dhoni IPL Total Salary is 137.8 Cr

13 IPL Moneyball Rank – 1

14 IPL 2020 Team – Chennai Super Kings CSK

 
15 MS Dhoni Favourite Sports other than Cricket – Dhoni excelled in football and badminton. He played at the district and club level in both football and badminton and Dhoni was an excellent goalkeeper
16 MS Dhoni Favourite Shot – The ‘Helicopter Shot’

17 MS Dhoni Favourite Actor – John Abraham

18  MS Dhoni Favourite Songs – Ms Dhoni loves listening to old classic Hindi movie melodies and is a Kishore Kumar fan

19 MS Dhoni Favourite Food 
– Ms Dhoni is very fond of chicken.and hot chocolate fudge
20 MS Dhoni Favourite WWE Wrestler – Bret ‘The Hitman’ Hart and Hulk Hogan
21 MS Dhoni Cricket debut – MS Dhoni made his debut for Bihar in the Ranji Trophy against Assam in 1999-2000 season and Dhoni scored 68 not out in his maiden innings

22 MS Dhoni reached the golden mark of 200 ODI matches as a captain. MS Dhoni also became the only 1st Asian captain and third overall to have captained his ODI side in 200 or more matches

23 MS Dhoni has hit the most international sixes as captain

24 International matches as captain Ms Dhoni also holds the record for playing the most number of international matches as captain

25 MS Dhoni ODI Highest score – The unbeaten 183 he scored against Sri Lanka in Jaipur in 2005 is the highest score by a wicket-keeper in ODI cricket

26 MS Dhoni Test Highest score – Ms Dhoni’s 224 against Australia in the Chennai Test in 2013 is the second highest score by an Indian captain.

27 MS Dhoni is also known as best finisher in limited-overs cricket

28 IPL Final -MS Dhoni is the only cricketer to feature in Ninth IPL finals. MS Dhoni has won the tournament thrice with Chennai Super Kings in 2010, 2011 and 2018

29 MS Dhoni Most catches – Ms Dhoni broke the world record for most catches by a wicketkeeper in T20 cricket, in 2018

 
30 MS Dhoni and bike – MS Dhoni is a big motorcycle lover with his garage filled with exotics, vintage motorcycles and some superbikes as well.  Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s passion for motorcycles goes back to his early college days when he used to ride a Rajdoot and over the years, he has added some very enticing possessions to his collection.Yamaha RD350 was Ms Dhoni’s first bike.

31 MS Dhoni India’s most successful captain in Test cricket

32 MS Dhoni is the second Indian captain
 to win his first Test at both, home and abroad

33 MS Dhoni is the Only Indian captain to win five consecutive series

34 Ms Dhoni is the only captain in the history of Cricket to win all ICC trophies.

35 MS Dhoni is a well known dog-lover

36 MS Dhoni Most stumpings in career – 123 stumpings

37 MS Dhoni and Sakshi welcomed their daughter, Ziva, on February 6, 2015.

38 MS Dhoni Biographical film – A biographical film based on the life of Dhoni, titled M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story, was released on 30 September 2016.

39 MS Dhoni plays maiden golf tournament in America