A severe injury had kept the batsman out of action for a long time.
The IPL final was dominated by Pune for the most time, with Mumbai making a strong comeback when it mattered most. The contest entailed several twists and turns, with all three results possible as Mitchell Johnson went back to his mark to deliver the final ball.
Mumbai Indians won the thrilling final by just one run to lift their third IPL title.
Rohit Sharma revealed the strategy he plotted with Mitchell Johnson to stop the RPS skipper Steve Smith.
During the summit clash, Harsh Goenka, brother of RPS owner Sanjiv Goenka, compared Smith and Dhoni with the iconic Bollywood movie Sholay's pair of Jai and Veeru.
Unlike most cricketers, the Tamil Nadu bowler does not shy away from voicing his opinion on critical matters on social media.
Rising Pune Supergiant off-spinner Washington Sundar leads a pack of classy young Indian players in IPL 10.
Not all the top performers made it to the final, but their contributions to IPL 10 were immense.
A look at how the five most expensive buys in this year's IPL auction have performed in the 10th edition of the tournament.
Some die-hard Pune and MS Dhoni fans took to Twitter to troll Harsh Goeka, the brother of the franchise owner Sanjiv. Goenka was in the news during the 2017 IPL for his remarks about former India captain.
Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma said that he always had faith in his pacers to deliver in a crunch situation.
Mumbai Indians fought back with an incredible one-run win to stop Rising Pune Supergiant and win IPL 10.
IPL Highlights and ball-by-ball commentary from the 2017 final between Mumbai Indians (MI) and Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad on Sunday.
IPL Highlights, RPS vs MI: Steve Smith's half-century went in vain as Pune failed to chase the 130-run target, giving Mumbai their third IPL title.
Rahul Tripathi, who was born in MS Dhoni's hometown of Ranchi, would stand outside the former India captain's house as a fan.
Dhoni played a role of a pivot to take RPS in the final of the 10th edition of the Indian Premier League.
Dhoni, an Indian batting legend and the IPL's most successful ever captain, led Pune in their debut season last year but was replaced this edition by Australian captain Smith.
Striking off the 'S' from Supergiants was another decision that left fans surprised ahead of the tournament. Rising Pune Supergiants became Rising Pune Supergiant for IPL 10.