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MS Dhoni-Profile, International Career Highlights, Achievements



MS Dhoni-Profile, International Career Highlights, Achievements

Former Indian Cricket Captain, MS Dhoni is the most successful captain, India has ever discovered. Under his leadership, India won the first ever 2007 World Cup T20 in South Africa, the 2011 World Cup in India and the 2013 Champions Trophy in England.

MS Dhoni made his One Day International (ODI) debut on 23rd December 2004, against Bangladesh, T20I on 1st December 2006, against South Africa and Test debut on2nd December 2005, against Sri Lanka.

MS Dhoni till date (January-2018) had played 312 ODIs, scoring 9,898 runs and 86 T20I scoring 1,367 runs. He also played 90 Test matches, scoring 4,876 runs till 2014.

MS Dhoni is an attacking Right-hand middle-over batsman and Wicket-keeper. He is also a part-time Right-arm medium bowler.

MS Dhoni in his International cricket career had smacked ‘16’ centuries (100s) and ‘101’ half-centuries (50s) respective to all the formats of cricket. His most favorite and appreciated shots to play are ‘Helicopter Shot’ and ‘Paddle-sweep Shots’

MS Dhoni played a smashing knock of 183 Not-out as his highest score against Sri Lanka, in Jaipur (2005)

MS Dhoni is one of the world’s best wicket-keepers, having swift hands to stump & catch, he stumped opposition over 170 times and has taken over 590 catches in all the formats of International cricket.

MS Dhoni captained India in 199 ODIs of which he won 110 and lost only 74 ODIs and 72 T20Is, of which India won 41 and lost only 28 T20Is (2007-2016). He was also India’s most successful Test captain, with 27 wins, 18 defeats and 15 draws (2008-2014).

MS Dhoni took retirement from Test cricket on 23rd December 2014 and later, left captaincy from ODIs and T20Is too in January 2017. At present, he is playing as a Wicket-Keeper, Middle Order Batsman for Indian National Cricket Team.


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