10 Rare and Unknown Facts About MS Dhoni: Mahendra Singh Dhoni aka Mahi is hackneyed for building up his career outgrown under hard knocks. MS’s parents have always dreamt of him becoming a ticket checker in South Eastern railways but Dhoni had some out of the box plans for him, today he’s one of the richest & successful sportspersons in India. Every successful person has their own struggle story so do Mahi, his story has already been depicted in a further upcoming biopic Bollywood movie ‘MS Dhoni : The Untold Story’.
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10 Rare and Unknown Facts About MS Dhoni
This cricket genius who’s an idol for further upcoming cricketers, not only in India but also across the globe as he has unparallel leading skills, efficient understanding of the game, the beastly power of being a batsman and his on-field composure during accentuation. MSD is a ‘Rajput’ who has his family history in Uttrakhand (UK). Back in his school days, Dhoni was a goalkeeper for his school’s soccer team and he was also good in badminton. He’s married to the gorgeous Sakshi and is blessed with a baby girl ‘Ziva’.
Check out these 10 rare yet unknown facts about Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
- ‘Helicopter Shot’, which is Dhoni’s logotype was taught to him by Santosh Lal, a former cricketer in Jharkhand.
- Apart from Shahrukh Khan, Dhoni is the only Indian with a maximum number of brand endorsements. He’s amongst the sixteenth highly remarkable athletes of the world.
- When Dhoni was 18-year-old, he made his debut for Bihar in the year 1999. In the year 2004, he made his One Day International (ODI) debut and unfortunately was run out on his first ball.
- According to Forbes magazine, Mahi’s net worth is more than Sachin Tendulkar approximately $ 30 millions. He’s the only ICC player to get ‘Player of the year’ award twice.
- MS has been ranked as Lt Colonel in the year 2011 by the Indian Army. MSD urges to serve Indian Army in future whenever he gets time from cricket.
- In Indian Premiere League’s (IPL) first season, Dhoni on boarded Chennai Super Kings at a cost of $ 1.5 million which also made him the ‘expensive’ player of IPL.
- Dhoni owns ‘Mahi Racing Team India’ which is a supersport world championship in a partnership with a Telugu film actor Akkineni Nagarjuna.
- In the year 2007, Sachin Tendulkar suggested MS Dhoni for next Indian Team Captain.
- Dhoni’s previous hairstyle of long golden locks was an imitation by him. It was his favorite Indian film actor’s imitation John Abraham. He’s fast friends with John Abraham and Bipasha Basu. John and MSD both share a common hobby which of bikes & cars.
- MS has to lead the Indian team in all prominent tournaments of International Cricket Council (ICC) which are the Champions Trophy (2013), 20-20 World Cup (2007) and 50 over World Cup (2011). He’s the only Indian cricket player to do so till date. Not only in big tournaments but also he has aced it away for his team in the year 2010 & 2011 : Chennai Super Kings & Champions League Twenty 20.