Mahendra Singh Dhoni Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Bio/Wiki
Full Name Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Nickname(s) MSD, MS, Mahi, Captain Cool
Profession Cricketer (Wicket-keeper)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 175 cm
in meters– 1.75 m
in feet inches– 5’ 9”
Weight (approx.) in kilograms– 75 kg
in pounds– 165 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.) – Chest: 42 inches
– Waist: 32 inches
– Biceps: 14 inches
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black
Cricket
International Debut ODI- 23 December 2004 against Bangladesh at Chittagong
Test- 2 December 2005 against Sri Lanka at Chennai
T20 – 1 December 2006 against South Africa at Johannesburg
Jersey Number #7 (India)
#7 (IPL)
Domestic/State Team(s) Asia XI, Bihar, Chennai Super Kings, Jharkhand, Rising Pune Supergiants
Coach/Mentor Keshav Banerjee and Chanchal Bhattacharya
Batting Style Right-Handed
Bowling Style Right-Arm Fast Medium
Favourite Shots Helicopter shot and Paddlesweep
Nature on Field Calm
Likes to play against Pakistan and Australia
Records (main ones) • Under his captaincy, Indian team won major tournaments in all 3 formats: the No.1 Test ranking for 18 months (2009-2011), the ODI World Cup in 2011, Champions Trophy in 2013 and the Twenty20 World Cup in 2007.

• Most centuries at the position of No.7 in ODIs.
• Most 6s in International Cricket as a captain.
• Most number of stumpings in International Cricket.
• Highest score by a wicket-keeper batsman in ODIs (183 runs).
• Won most T20 International matches as a captain.
• Most times bowled in International Cricket while playing a match as a wicket-keeper.

• Only skipper to score an ODI century while batting at No.7
• First Indian wicket-keeper batsman to score 4,000 Test runs.
• Highlight score by an Indian captain in Tests (224 runs).
• 3rd skipper ever to have captained in 300+ international matches, after Ricky Ponting (324) and Stephen Fleming (303).
• The only skipper to have captained 50+ matches in all 3 formats.
• First Indian captain to win a Test series in New Zealand.
• In July 2018, he made the record of maximum stumpings in Twenty20 Internationals (33 stumpings in 91 matches).

Career Turning Point Performance in the 2003/04 tri-nation tournament against Kenya and Pakistan A, where he scored 362 runs in 6 matches at an average of 72.40.
Awards, Honours, Achievements National Awards
• Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna (2007)
• Padma Shri (2009)
• Padma Bhushan (2018)

Achievements
• MTV Youth Icon of the Year (2006)
• ICC ODI Player of the Year (2008, 2009)
• CNN-IBN Indian of the Year in Sports (2011)
• ICC Award for Spirit of Cricket (2011)

Personal Life
Date of Birth 7 July 1981
Age (as in 2018) 37 Years
Birthplace Ranchi, Jharkhand, (Then in Bihar) India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Cancer
Signature
Nationality Indian
Hometown Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
School DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir, Shyamali, Ranchi, Jharkhand
College/University St. Xaviers College, Ranchi, Jharkhand
Educational Qualifications College Dropout
Religion Hinduism
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Address Harmu Housing Colony, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
Hobbies Biking, Playing Football and Tennis, Swimming
Controversies • In 2007, 40 residents of his locality filed a plea against the Ranchi Regional Development Authority (RRDA) for wasting 15,000 litres of water in M.S. Dhoni’s home in daily maintenance of the swimming pool. At that time, his locality was going through a severe water crisis. [1]India Times jQuery(“#footnote_plugin_tooltip_1”).tooltip({ tip: “#footnote_plugin_tooltip_text_1”, tipClass: “footnote_tooltip”, effect: “fade”, fadeOutSpeed: 100, predelay: 400, position: “top right”, relative: true, offset: [10, 10] });
• He was involved in a tax evasion controversy over his Hummer H2, as the vehicle needed a registration charge of ₹4 lakhs in India, but it was mistakenly registered as a Mahindra Scorpio, the charge of registering which is ₹53,000. [2]Indian Express jQuery(“#footnote_plugin_tooltip_2”).tooltip({ tip: “#footnote_plugin_tooltip_text_2”, tipClass: “footnote_tooltip”, effect: “fade”, fadeOutSpeed: 100, predelay: 400, position: “top right”, relative: true, offset: [10, 10] });
• During the 2013 IPL spot-fixing, Dhoni was on the radar of the Supreme Court. He was in the contact with Gurunath Meiyappan, who was named in betting charge sheet. Later, Dhoni called Gurunath Meiyappan, a “mere cricket enthusiast.” However, Meiyappan was a full-fledged team owner. [3]Hindustan Times jQuery(“#footnote_plugin_tooltip_3”).tooltip({ tip: “#footnote_plugin_tooltip_text_3”, tipClass: “footnote_tooltip”, effect: “fade”, fadeOutSpeed: 100, predelay: 400, position: “top right”, relative: true, offset: [10, 10] });
• In 2016, he resigned as the brand ambassador of Amrapali real estate group after the residents from one of the Amrapali units carried a social media campaign after facing logistical issues in the society.
Relationships & More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Priyanka Jha (died in 2002)
Lakshmi Rai (South Indian actress)

Sakshi Singh Rawat (Sakshi Dhoni)

Marriage Date 4 July 2010
Family
Wife/Spouse Sakshi Dhoni
Children Daughter– Ziva

Son– None

Parents Father– Pan Singh (MECON employee; worked at Junior Management position)
Mother– Devki Devi
Siblings Brother– Narendra Singh Dhoni (Elder, Politician)

Sister– Jayanti Gupta (Elder)

Favourite Things
Favourite Cricketer(s) Batsmen : Sachin Tendulkar, Adam Gilchrist
Bowlers : Glenn McGrath, Brett Lee
Favourite Cricket Ground(s) Lord’s Cricket Ground, London
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne
Favourite Food(s) Chicken Butter Masala, Chicken Tikka Pizza, Kebabs, Yellow Dal, Sonpapdi, Gulab Jamun and Rasgullas
Favourite Football Player Cristiano Ronaldo
Favourite Tennis Player Rafael Nadal
Favourite Actor(s) Amitabh Bachchan, John Abraham
Favourite Actresses Angelina Jolie, Deepika Padukone
Favourite Film(s) Agneepath, Sholay
Favourite Musician Kishore Kumar
Favourite Colour(s) Blue and Black
Favourite Destination(s) Sri Lanka, Goa
Style Quotient
Cars Collection Open Mahindra Scorpio, Maruti SX4, Hummer H2, Toyota Corolla, Land Rover Freelander, GMC Sierra, Mitsubishi Pajero Sfx, Mitsubishi Out Lander, Porsche 911, Audi Q7 SUV, Ferrari 599
Bikes Collection Hero Karizma ZMR, Yamaha Rxz, Yamaha Thundercat, Yamaha Rx, Ducati 1098, Yamaha Rd 350, Tvs Apache, Kawasaki zx14r Ninja, Confederate Hellcat X 132, Harley Davidson Fat boy, Enfield Machismo, Customized Tvs Dirt bike
Money Factor
Salary (approx.) ₹15 Crore (IPL 2019)
Net Worth (approx.) $103 million [4]MSN jQuery(“#footnote_plugin_tooltip_4”).tooltip({ tip: “#footnote_plugin_tooltip_text_4”, tipClass: “footnote_tooltip”, effect: “fade”, fadeOutSpeed: 100, predelay: 400, position: “top right”, relative: true, offset: [10, 10] });

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