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M.S Dhoni Turns 36 Today- A Man with Unshakable Confidence

Mahi is the only Indian captain to have led his squad to triumph in all three main ICC tournaments


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MS Dhoni has been an inspirational figure and has provided Indian cricket with some wonderful moments in the last decade. Recognised as the world’s best finisher of the game of Cricket, not much can disturb the feathers of Captain Cool. There aren’t enough adjectives to portray this cricketing genius; his guidance skills are supreme, his understanding of the game highly effectual and his brute strength makes him a dangerous batsman.

The Indian Cricket Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni is one of the Heroes of our time. The man with unshakable confidence, charming, heart-warming smile and twinkling eyes is “Almost ideal” is all departments. He not only looks good but excels in his sport, is an ultimate professional other than a good human being too.

Dhoni is identified as one of the best ODI captains in the game of cricket has seen and will forever be for a very long time. By far he is one of the most lively captains on the field. In his early days, he was eagerly interested in Football and Badminton. This man was not born with a silver spoon in his mouth nor did he have any backdrop in Cricketing world. He comes from a typical Indian middle-class family. He was the goalkeeper of his school football group and was capable of playing at the district and state level. But he moved his focus to cricket sometime just about 1993.

M.S. Dhoni is also known as Mahi is the only Indian captain to have led his squad to triumph in all three main ICC tournaments i.e.  The Twenty-20 World Cup in 2007 with 50 over World Cup in 2011 and the Champion’s Trophy in 2013. He also led his prizewinning team Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League both in 2010 and 2011 and Champions League Twenty20  in 2010 and 2014.

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Dhoni is India’s most flourishing cricket captain, having directed India to 27 test victories and an enormous 163 one-day successes. His win percentage is also unmatched, i.e., 45 percent in tests and 61 percent in one-day internationals.

In 2007, Sachin Tendulkar suggested MS Dhoni’s name for India’s skipper, specified Dhoni’s peaceful nature and open equation with the rest of the squad. Dhoni is the only player to succeed the ICC Player of the Year award, twice. He was purchased for 1.5 Million USD by the Chennai Super Kings and made him the most expensive player in the IPL.

Having participated in 90 test matches, Dhoni was only ten short of a personal landmark of 100 test matches – an achievement accomplished only by just ten other Indians. But Dhoni never cared concerning personal records and never let sentiment get in the way of his sport. He came, he subjugated, and he left.

Identified for his helicopter shot, former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has completed the job for India numerous times. One of the most unforgettable and noteworthy moments was in 2011 when he launched one into the stands, and preserved India’s decisive win in the World Cup at Wankhede stadium.

Staying away from the public interest and focusing on the job in hand is only small clues that demonstrate the sparkling human being that Dhoni is. He has had his split of controversies, but there is no disbelief as to the true professional that he is. He portrayed his dedication to the sport when he declined to return home from Australia for the birth of his daughter only some months ago.

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He also had, formerly, opted to retire from Test cricket very noiselessly by proclaiming his decision through the BCCI, thereby showing his eagerness to stay away from hogging the publicity.

With Virat Kohli taking over as Test captain and the appearance of a rock-hard batting order, Dhoni has left the Indian Test Side in safe hands. Indian cricket will always be grateful to its greatest ever captain for taking it to massive heights. With a younger force taking on the shroud, the man with the Midas stroke may not hold on playing for India for long, but his viewpoints will stay with the Indian team for years to come.


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