Friday, 23 March 2012

Mahendra Singh Dhoni Biography of Indian Cricketer

This blog is about Mahendra Singh Dhoni 
Full name     Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Born     7 July 1981 (age 30)
Ranchi, Bihar (now in Jharkhand), India
Nickname     Mahi
Height     5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Batting style     Right-hand batsman
Bowling style     Right-hand medium
Role     Wicket-keeper, India captain
International information
National side     India
Test debut (cap 251)     2 December 2005 v Sri Lanka
Last Test     10 July 2011 v West Indies
ODI debut (cap 158)     23 December 2004 v Bangladesh
Last ODI     2 April 2011 v Sri Lanka
ODI shirt no.     7
Domestic team information
Years     Team
1999/00–2004/05     Bihar
2004/05-present     Jharkhand
2008–present     Chennai Super Kings
Career statistics
Competition     Test     ODI     FC     LA
Matches     58     186     99     242
Runs scored     3,066     6,094     5,228     8,051
Batting average     38.32     48.78     36.55     48.50
100s/50s     4/21     7/38     7/35     13/49
Top score     148     183*     148     183*
Balls bowled     78     12     48     39
Wickets     0     1     0     2
Bowling average     –     14.00     –     18.00
5 wickets in innings     –     –     –     –
10 wickets in match     –     –     –     –
Best bowling     –     1/14     –     1/14
Catches/stumpings     166/25     181/60     74/44     248/75

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, About this sound pronunciation (help·info), Hindi(born July 7, 1981, in Ranchi, Bihar, now in Jharkhand) is an Indian cricketer and the current captain of the Indian national cricket team.

Initially recognized as an extravagantly flamboyant and destructive batsman, Dhoni has come to be regarded as one of the coolest heads to captain the Indian ODI side. Under his captaincy, India won the 2007 ICC World Twenty20, CB Series of 2007–08, the Border-Gavaskar Trophy in 2008 and 2010 against Australia 2–0 and 2011 World Cup in which India beat every previous world cup winning team. His Test, ODI record is best among all the Indian captains to date. He also captained Chennai Super Kings to victory in the recent 2011 IPL and in the Champions League. He is now captain of India in all three forms of the game and also led the team to their first ever bilateral ODI series wins in Sri Lanka and New Zealand. Under Dhoni's captaincy India became the first team after a gap of more than 20 years to whitewash Australia in a Test series. Dhoni also led the Indian team to the number one position in ICC rankings in Test cricket for the first time. Dhoni has also been the recipient of many awards including the ICC ODI Player of the Year award in 2008 and 2009 (the first Indian player to achieve this feat), the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award and the Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian honour in 2009. In 2009 Dhoni topped the list of world’s top 10 earning cricketers compiled by Forbes.He was named as the captain of ICC World Test and ICC ODI teams for 2009. In the final of the 2011 Cricket World Cup, he hit 91 not out of just 79 balls to lead India to victory. For his outstanding batting in the final, he was awarded as the man of the match. The TIME magazine added him in its "Time 100" list of 100 most influential people of 2011.According to the SportsPro magazine Dhoni is 10th most valuable brand in field of sports worldwide and number 1 among all Asian superstars.


Priya Balan said...

Dhoni is acting hero in cricket. Good captain ship I agreed.i seached Trade Printer Related

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