MS Dhoni


Birthday July 7, 1981

Birth Sign Cancer

Birthplace Ranchi, India

Age 42 years old

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Indian wicket-keeper who served as captain of India's Test team from 2008-2014. He was also limited-overs captain from 2007-2016. He led Chennai to Indian Premier League titles in 2010 and 2011 and joined the Rising Pune Supergiants in 2016. 

Before Fame

He was a standout soccer goalkeeper and badminton player before finding success in cricket. He made his ODI debut in 2004 and his Test debut in 2005. 


He is a four-time ICC World ODI XI winner and a two-time ICC ODI Player of the Year Award-winner. In 2009, he led India to its first number one Test ranking.

Family Life

His full name is Mahendra Singh Dhoni. He married Sakshi Singh in 2010. He has a daughter named Ziva.

Associated With

He surpassed Sourav Ganguly's record for most Test wins as Indian captain.