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POSTED BY: Ranjeet Kumar PUBLISHED: 4th July, 22

MS Dhoni Birthday: 41 FACTS on 41th birthday, You Need to know

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1. MS Dhoni is one of the many successful cricketers who started his career with a duck.

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2. MS Dhoni is the first and only captain till date to win all three ICC trophies.

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3. Dhoni's 218-run partnership with Mahela Jayawardene in an Afro-Asian match in 2007 was the sixth-highest partnership in ODIs at the time.

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4. MS Dhoni held the record for the highest score by a wicketkeeper with an unbeaten 183 against Sri Lanka in 2005.

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5. In the same innings, Dhoni became the first Indian player to hit 10 sixes in an ODI.

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6. MS Dhoni is the first captain to win T20 World Cup. India defeated Pakistan in the final.

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7. Dhoni made his debut under the captaincy of Sourav Ganguly. After this he played international cricket under the captaincy of Rahul Dravid, Anil Kumble and Virat Kohli. Recently, Dhoni played the IPL under the captaincy of Ravindra Jadeja.

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As the captain of Chennai Super Kings, Dhoni has won both the IPL and the now concluded Champions League T20.

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Dhoni has played 10 IPL finals. Of these, 9 have played for CSK and 1 for Rising Pune Supergiants.

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Dhoni is the second most successful captain in IPL history. Under his captaincy, Chennai won 4 trophies.

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In the 2009 Champions Trophy, Dhoni bowled an over and claimed the wicket of Travis Dowlin.

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After India beat Pakistan in the 2007 T20 World Cup, MS Dhoni is the only captain to win a bowl out in a T20 International.

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Despite his great success in international cricket, MS Dhoni never won the Ranji Trophy or any domestic tournament.

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Dhoni became the first Indian captain to win a Test series on New Zealand soil in 41 years in 2009.

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MS Dhoni was the ICC ODI Player of the Year in 2008 and 2009. He was honored with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in 2007.

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MS Dhoni holds the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Indian Army

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In 2010/11, India managed to draw the Test series against South Africa in South Africa.

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MS Dhoni remains the only player to score more than 8,000 runs in ODI cricket while batting at number 5 to 7.

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MS Dhoni is the only player to captain more than 30 matches in T20 World Cup.

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As captain, MS Dhoni won two Asia Cups in 2010 and 2016. Although he gave up the captaincy during the 2016 Asia Cup, he got the opportunity to play his 200th ODI as captain.

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MS Dhoni is the only wicketkeeper to stump more than 100 in ODIs.

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MS Dhoni has played 332 matches as captain in international cricket which is the most for any player.

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MS Dhoni is the only player to have a 2000+ run partnership for the fifth wicket.

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Dhoni started his career as a football goalkeeper.

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Dhoni was the first player to register an annual brand value of Rs 300 crore.

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MS Dhoni became the first Indian player to hit 200 sixes in ODIs on 30 June 2017.

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MS Dhoni was awarded Padma Shri Award in 2009 and Padma Bhushan Award in 2018.

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1. MS Dhoni is one of the many successful cricketers who started his career with a duck.

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As a wicketkeeper, MS Dhoni has 829 dismissals in international cricket which is the third most after Mark Boucher and Adam Gilchrist.

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MS Dhoni has represented India in 535 international matches. MS Dhoni has represented India in 350 ODIs, 90 Tests and 98 T20Is.

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MS Dhoni has captained a total of 288 T20 matches which is the most for any player.

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MS Dhoni played 143 consecutive matches for CSK from 2010 to 2019.

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MS Dhoni never scored an IPL century in 15 seasons.

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Dhoni was a Ticket Checker (TC) in the Indian Railways.

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Dhoni has played 13 seasons for Chennai while Virat Kohli has played 15 seasons for RCB.

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38. In January 2019, Dhoni became the 5th Indian player to score 10000 ODI runs.

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39. Dhoni has won more than 100 matches as captain in IPL.

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40. In 2013, Dhoni led India to six consecutive Test match wins, a record for India.

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41. Dhoni won two consecutive IPL titles. However now Mumbai has also done this.

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42. Dhoni has worn the number 7 jersey throughout his career and has been compared to Cristiano Ronaldo.

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