Mahendra Singh Dhoni Facts
Captain of Indian Cricket Team
- Dhoni is a right-handed cricket batsman and wicket-keeper.
- He was born on July 7, 1981 in Ranchi, Jharkhand.
- Under his captaincy, the Indian cricket team won the 2007 ICC World Twenty20 and the 2011 Cricket World Cup.
- He is also the captain of the Chennai Super Kings team.
- His 148 runs against Pakistan in his fifth ODI match in 2005 is the highest score by an Indian wicketkeeper.
- His maiden century against Pakistan in Faisalabad (148) is the fastest century scored by an Indian wicket keeper.
- He was awarded the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award and Padma Shri.
- SportsPro Magazine has put him as the 10th most valuable brand personality from the field of sports.
- He married Sakshi who was studying Hotel Management and was working as a trainee at the Taj Bengal, Kolkata.