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MS Dhoni

MS Dhoni

Born July 7, 1981 Ranchi, Jharkhand
Age 33 Years, 7 Months, 30 Days
National Side India
Batting Style Right Handed
Bowling Right-arm medium
Batting Rank Test - 36, ODI - 10, World Cup - 10, T20I - 30
Bowling Rank Test - NA, ODI - NA, World Cup - NA, T20I - NA
Teams Played India, Asia XI, East Zone, India A, India Blue, Indian Board President's XI, India Seniors, Rest of India, Chennai, Jharkhand
Man of the Match Test - 2, ODI - 19, World Cup - 1, T20I - 0, IPL - 11, CL - 0,
Career Span 2005 - 2014, 2004 - 2015, 2007 - 2015, 2006 - 2014, 2008 - 2014, 2010 - 2014,

In the late 90’s and during Greg Chappell's coaching era, when heads were tumbling through the Indian team's turmoil, it seems all that Mahendra Singh Dhoni did was chalk out a plan on how things would change for the better. When granted the opportunity to lead, he showed himself ready and emerged as the solution to most of India's problems, enough to finally fulfill expectations of a long-suffering crowd of supporters.

MS Dhoni OVERLALL STATS

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s6sAvgS/RCtSt
Test 90144164876224 v AUS6335447838.0959.1125638
ODI 257224648298183* v SL95664717851.8689.0023485
World Cup 1513330691* v SL0125530.6087.93175
T20I 50452084948* v AUS00572433.96116.302511
IPL 1129935261470* v BLR01419110940.84142.145020
CL 2423844963* v SRH01282629.93141.191411

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest 3w5wAvgE/RS/R
Test 716.016700/1 v ENG00-4.18-
ODI 26.003111/14 v WI0031.005.1636.00
World Cup 00000000000
T20I 00000000000
IPL 00000000000
CL 12.002500/25 v YOR00-12.50-

MS Dhoni AGAINST OPPOSITION

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MI N/ORHS100s50s4s/6sAvgS/RCtSt
Australia 19 33 5 990 224 1 5 102 / 16 35.35 60.29 56 15
Bangladesh 3 4 2 193 89 0 2 19 / 7 96.50 70.95 12 3
England 21 37 2 1157 99 0 12 145 / 12 33.05 51.42 63 4
New Zealand 9 13 2 599 98 0 6 68 / 9 54.45 59.36 28 5
Pakistan 5 6 1 323 148 1 2 42 / 5 64.60 73.91 9 1
South Africa 12 20 1 647 132* 1 2 85 / 6 34.05 55.96 27 1
Sri Lanka 9 12 2 491 110 2 2 46 / 9 49.10 65.72 21 1
West Indies 12 19 1 476 144 1 2 37 / 14 26.44 64.67 40 8
Total 90 144 16 4876 224 v AUS 6 33 544/78 49.19 62.79 256 38

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w/5wAvgE/RS/R
England 3 11.0 1 40 0 0/1 0 / 0 - 3.63 -
New Zealand 2 2.0 0 10 0 0/5 0 / 0 - 5.00 -
Pakistan 1 1.0 0 13 0 0/13 0 / 0 - 13.00 -
South Africa 1 2.0 0 4 0 0/4 0 / 0 - 2.00 -
Total 7 16.0 1 67 0 0/13 v PAK 0/0 - 5.91 -

ODI

World Cup

T20I

IPL

CL

MS Dhoni LOCATION WISE STATS

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s/6sAvgS/RCtSt
Away 48 83 7 2496 148 v PAK 1 18 309 / 37 32.84 58.68 154 13
Home 42 61 9 2380 224 v AUS 5 15 235 / 41 45.76 59.55 102 25
Total 90 144 16 4876 224 v AUS 6 33 544/78 39.30 59.12 256 38

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w/5wAvgE/RS/R
Away 5 14.0 1 61 0 0/1 v ENG 0 / 0 - 4.35 -
Home 2 2.0 0 6 0 0/1 v ENG 0 / 0 - 3.00 -
Total 7 16.0 1 67 0 0/1 v ENG 0/0 - 3.68 -

ODI

World Cup

T20I

IPL

CL

MS Dhoni YEAR WISE STATS

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s/6sAvgS/RCtSt
2005 3 5 1 149 51* v SL 0 1 20 / 2 37.25 74.87 5 1
2006 12 19 0 557 148 v PAK 1 2 76 / 12 29.31 71.59 36 8
2007 8 13 4 468 92 v ENG 0 5 52 / 10 52.00 67.82 14 3
2008 12 19 1 633 92 v AUS 0 6 60 / 8 35.16 52.48 26 5
2009 5 6 2 369 110 v SL 2 2 34 / 8 92.25 59.22 21 1
2010 13 19 1 749 132* v SA 1 4 79 / 11 41.61 55.48 41 7
2011 12 21 2 511 144 v WI 1 3 47 / 10 26.89 58.06 47 3
2012 8 13 2 447 99 v ENG 0 5 44 / 8 40.63 49.22 13 3
2013 8 12 2 459 224 v AUS 1 0 56 / 6 45.90 72.39 16 6
2014 9 17 1 534 82 v ENG 0 5 76 / 3 33.37 54.43 37 1
Total 90 144 16 4876 224 v AUS 6 33 544/78 43.44 61.56 256 38

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w/5wAvgE/RS/R
2006 1 1.0 0 13 0 0/13 v PAK 0 / 0 - 13.00 -
2008 1 1.0 0 1 0 0/1 v ENG 0 / 0 - 1.00 -
2010 1 1.0 0 5 0 0/5 v NZ 0 / 0 - 5.00 -
2011 2 10.0 1 39 0 0/16 v ENG 0 / 0 - 3.90 -
2013 1 2.0 0 4 0 0/4 v SA 0 / 0 - 2.00 -
2014 1 1.0 0 5 0 0/5 v NZ 0 / 0 - 5.00 -
Total 7 16.0 1 67 0 0/16 v ENG 0/0 - 4.98 -

ODI

World Cup

T20I

IPL

CL

Last 5 Performances

Batting Bowling Opposition Match Date
11(23) & 24*(39) - v Australia Dec 26, 2014
33(53) & 0(2) - v Australia Dec 17, 2014
82(140) & 0(5) - v England Aug 15, 2014
71(133) & 27(22) - v England Aug 07, 2014
50(113) & 6(11) - v England Jul 27, 2014

MS DHONI's profile

In the late 90’s and during Greg Chappell's coaching era, when heads were tumbling through the Indian team's turmoil, it seems all that Mahendra Singh Dhoni did was chalk out a plan on how things would change for the better. When granted the opportunity to lead, he showed himself ready and emerged as the solution to most of India's problems, enough to finally fulfill expectations of a long-suffering crowd of supporters.

An Adam Gilchrist-inspired Dhoni was drafted in 2004 to solve India's wicketkeeper-batsman crisis following the failure of the Rahul Dravid experiment. His start was anything but legendary - getting out for a duck. It was his fifth outing at home against Pakistan in 2005, that a blistering 148 which set up India for a win, making everyone sit up and take notice. A mammoth 183 to chase a high Sri Lankan total later in the year reiterated his value. By the end of 2005, Dhoni donned the all-whites to earn a Test cap against Sri Lanka, holding both ODI and Test spots ever since. In the inaugural ICC World Twenty20 that followed, Dhoni was chosen to lead a young Indian side. Under his guidance, the team quickly turned disappointment to joy by lifting the coveted trophy, to the surprise of both fans and detractors. His ability to excel in leadership was quickly recognized and within a year, he was appointed as the Indian skipper in all forms of the game.

Under Dhoni's captaincy, India posted successful Test series victories home and away against England (2008), New Zealand (2009) and Sri Lanka (2009). Throughout his first five years as a Test player, India had lost only two away series, a record which helped them top the Test rankings. The biggest accomplishment of his career came in 2011 when he powered Team India to a remarkable World Cup victory with his extraordinary leadership skills that proved his worth as a successful captain. It was after 28 long years that India won the Cup, thanks to a bunch of hardworking and enthusiastic cricketers led by a young and exceptionally astute skipper. He played a captain's innings in the final against Sri Lanka, where his brilliant knock of 91 runs sealed the most memorable victory for his team and his country.

Dhoni’s next adventures were probably his toughest as a skipper. Consecutive tours to England and Australia in 2011/12 were complete disasters as the team was whitewashed 4-0 both times. Success in Tests continued to evade Dhoni even as he relished the shorter formats. A home series loss to England the following year put question marks on Dhoni’s leadership in the longest formats of the game but he did have his way in 2013 when he inflicted on a touring Australian team, a 4-0 whitewash, making him the first captain in a long time to do so, That was followed by winning the ICC Champions Trophy in 2013 making him the only player to hold all the major ICC events, the T20 WC, the 50-over WC and the Champions trophy.

The ghosts of 2011 returned to haunt him back in 2014 on India’s tour to England and despite a historic win at Lord’s, India went on to lose 3-1 to England further denting his overseas Test record. On 30th December 2014, having saved the third Test for India against Australia at the MCG, Dhoni announced his retirement from Tests with immediate effect citing too much strain as captain as the reason, handing over the mantle to Virat Kohli for the fourth and final Test match after losing another series Down Under. He will continue to lead India in the shortest formats. While he may have left unannounced, but for a cricket-crazy nation, MS Dhoni will forever be the man who fulfilled a billion Indian dreams.