Business facts about Mahendra Singh Dhoni
If you don’t really have a dream, you can’t really push yourself; you don’t really know what the target is- Dhoni
M. S. Dhoni is an Indian cricketer best remembered for leading the Indian ODI team to its second World Cup win in 2011. He made his ODI debut for the national team on December 23, 2004, against Bangladesh and went on to serve as the captain of the Indian ODI team from 2007 to 2016. He debuted as a Test player against Sri Lanka on 2nd December 2005, and led the team in Test cricket from 2008 to 2014. Known for his aggressive playing style, he is revered as one of the best “finishers” in the limited over format of the game. He is also one of the most successful Indian captains and holds a number of records for his captaincy. Notably, the Indian team became the No.1 Test team in 2009 under his captaincy.
He also led the Indian team to win the 2007 ICC World Twenty20 and the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy. While his achievements in the IPL format often get overshadowed by his international records, he also helped his team, Chennai Super Kings, win IPL twice in 2010 and 2011
This spectacular and promising wicket-keeper/batsman lovingly called ‘Mahi’ filled in the much-awaited void in Team India’s line-up, and since then has proved his worth. With his swashbuckling attitude and sporting a unique hairstyle, Mahendra Singh Dhoni has become a popular cricketer and marketing icon in India. He is an aggressive right-handed batsman and wicket-keeper, who took Indian cricket by storm with his unwavering confidence and sheer brute force. He is one of the very few Indian players who can profess to rival Sachin Tendulkar’s popularity. MS Dhoni’s ability to consistently hit the ball out of stadiums with his favourite Helicopter and Paddlesweep shots enthrals entire stadium as well as television viewers to a new frenzy.
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