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Mahendra Singh Dhoni, popularly known as MS Dhoni was born in1981. He is an Indian cricketer who was made the captain of the Indian team in one day format from 2007 to 2016 and in Test cricket from 2008 to 2014.


Primarily a right-handed middle-order batsman and wicket-keeper, he is earned the nickname of the great finisher for his style of finishing things when it mattered most in limited-overs cricket. He is also regarded to be one of the best wicket-keepers in the world and is known to be very fast in dismissals.

He made his One Day International debut in December 2004 against Bangladesh and played his first Test a year later against Sri Lanka.

Dhoni has been the most successful captain of in the Indian cricket team ever. Under his captaincy, the Indian team has won major tournaments and also reached the top spot among the test playing nations.