Happy Birthday Mahendra Singh Dhoni: Former Indian Skipper turns 40 today!

Mahendra Singh Dhoni celebrates his 40th birthday on 7th of July 2021. He is one of the Team India’s most successful and coolest captain.

Dhoni is a former Indian international cricketer. He was the captain of the Indian national team in limited-overs formats from 2007 to 2017 and in Test cricket from 2008 to 2014. He has been known as “coolest captain” for over four decades now.

MS Dhoni was born in Jharkhand. He had no ambition of becoming a player and yet he has become one of the most successful cricketers and holds a numerous captaincy records. The player started his career on 23 December 2004 against Bangladesh, and played his first Test a year later against Sri Lanka.

MS Dhoni is a recipient of many national and international awards which includes the ICC ODI Player of the Year award in 2008 and 2009, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award in 2007, the Padma Shri, India’s fourth highest civilian honour, in 2009 and the Padma Bhushan, India’s third highest civilian honour, in 2018. He was the first player to win the ICC ODI Player of the Year award twice.

His abilities and hard work lead him for what he is today. He is also He is the co-owner of Indian Super League team Chennaiyin FC. In the year 2016, Bollywood also made a biopic on his life and achievements named “M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story” casting the late actor Sushant Singh Rajput as Mahi.

During his 15 year old career Dhoni’s achievements are uncountable. Dhoni played 90 Tests, in which he amassed 4,876 runs at an average of 38.09. The player announced his retirement from international cricket on 15 August 2020.

We wish Mahi a very happy birthday !!May he have a wondefulr year ahead!!