Lightning Fast Stumping, Last Moment Finishes, Helicopter Shot, Quick run-outs…Captain Cool…when you hear all this…only one name comes to mind…none other than Mahendra Singh Dhoni !!
The man who changed the definition of leadership, the man who immortalised Jersey No. 7, whose sharp mind and cool head gave him the tag of Captain Cool, the man who fulfilled billions of dreams by winning two World Cup trophies for the nation. Mahendra Singh Dhoni always made India heads up high as Batsman, Keeper and Skipper and who had been a big boost in the trajectory of the Indian Cricket.
Respect to MS Dhoni for being what only he can be. He inspired many youngsters to follow their dreams in spite of all the hardships and struggles in life. He set an example among upcoming ad budding individuals, the way to be as calm, composed and professional in the field.
Captain Like him walks once in a lifetime! End of an Era !!
Mahendra Singh Dhoni has unmatchable fandom. He is loved by one and all. This legendary personality has got many tags and names by his fans and followers, and pundits of sports.
Awards and Recognitions
For his outstanding performances, great Leadership and sense of duty towards the cricket and the nation, Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been the recipient of many awards.
- ICC ODI Player of the Year award in 2008 and 2009
- Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award in 2007
- Padma Shri in 2009
- Padma Bhushan in 2018
- Named as the captain of the ICC World Test XI in 2009, 2010 and 2013
- The Indian Territorial Army conferred the honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel to Dhoni
Dhoni is no doubt one of the best Captain that the game of Cricket has ever seen. He always led the team from the front, accepted the mistakes on his own and credit his team for all the achievements. MSD holds numerous exceptional captaincy records.
- Most wins by an Indian captain in ODIs and T20Is.
- First captain to win all three ICC limited-overs trophies (World Cup, Champions Trophy and the World T-20).
- Led the Indian team to number one position for the first time in the ICC Test rankings.
- Under his captaincy, India became the first team in more than 40 years to Australia in a Test series.
- In IPL he captained the Chennai Super Kings to victory in 2010, 2011 and 2018.
- Most back-to-back wins by an Indian captain in ODIs.
- Became the most successful Indian Test captain when he eclipsed Sourav Ganguly‘s record of 21 victories from 49 Tests.
Let’s Thank our Hero for all the memories and achievements that he made possible for our Indian Cricket team. Cricket will never be the same without Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
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