MS Dhoni Profile: One of the most successful captains India has ever seen, Dhoni is also prominent with the name “Thalla” in his IPL province, Dhoni is one of the most successful captains in IPL. The local boy from Ranchi didn’t have the easiest way to the top but he has defied all the odds and went up the ladder to become one of the best minds in the game. Dhoni has always been a part of the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) franchise up until 2016 after his side came under the scrutiny of a potential match-fixing case. For the next two seasons i.e. 2017 and 2018, the former World Cup-winning Indian captain played for Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS). After the upliftment of the ban from Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in 2018, Dhoni and his men hit the IPL stage hard with winning their 3rd IPL title. As much as we know about Dhoni’s shrewd mind operating from behind the stumps, he has also managed to impress everyone with his batting potency down the order. Considering that for the most part of his IPL Stint, Dhoni has come out to bat in the lower-order, his stats are no less impressive. The awards list of Dhoni might be short on space to accommodate all the awards he has achieved, such has been his illustrious cricketing career. He is probably the only captain who has won all the Trophies in his career- From IPL to World Cup, Dhoni’s almirah is shining of all these trophies. Check MS Dhoni Test Record, ODI Record, T20 Record, IPL Record, Rankings, News, Career, Age, Rankings Chennai Super Kings (CSK), IPL 2021
MS Dhoni International Debut: Dhoni is one such player whose debut match is remembered by most people. Dhoni made his ODI debut on 23 December 2004 against Bangladesh and played his first Test a year later against Sri Lanka.
MS Dhoni’s Test Records: After a sensational ODI series against Pakistan, Dhoni earned the coveted Test cap in 2005 against the series of Sri Lanka. Sometimes it is imperative to value the importance of an innings by its quality and not by the quantity. Such was the debut Test match for MSD. Under the leader Dhoni, India broke many records. One such record which will remain close to our hearts and mind will be the series against Australia in 2013 where India became the first team in more than 40 years to whitewash Australia in a Test series.
MS Dhoni’s ODI Records: The world came to know about the name of Dhoni when in the series against Sri Lanka Dhoni first unleashed himself. Dhoni is among the list of few players who went on to breach the 10000 runs mark in the ODI cricket. What is more phenomenal to this point is that for the most part of his career, Dhoni came out to bat down the order with only a few overs to spare. He is the 2nd captain to win a World Cup for India in 2011 after Kapil Dev’s heroics in 1983.
MS Dhoni’s T20I Records: One of the most powerful strikers of the ball in the world, Dhoni first made an impression as a ferocious hitter in the T20 World Cup in 2007. It was the inaugural T20 World Cup that India won under the leadership of Dhoni which was his first time as a captain of India. MS Dhoni later on in the 2014 T20 World Cup was named the captain and wicketkeeper of the ‘Team of the Tournament’ by the ICC.
MS Dhoni’s IPL Records: It was obvious that the captain of the winning T20 World Cup team, MSD was again going to captain the franchise of Chennai Super Kings in IPL. Ever since the inception of IPL in 2008, Dhoni has made the CSK franchise one of the most successful teams in IPL history with 3 titles already under his belt. As a batsman too, Dhoni is one of the leading run-scorers in the history of IPL. Having said that, he has on so many occasions won games for his team single-handedly. True legend.