Cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni turned 39 today. Dhoni also holds numerous captaincy records such as the most wins by an Indian captain in ODIs and T20Is, and most back-to-back wins by an Indian captain in ODIs. He took over the ODI captaincy from Rahul Dravid in 2007 and led the team to its first-ever bilateral ODI series wins in Sri Lanka and New Zealand. In June 2013, when India defeated England in the final of the Champions Trophy in England, Dhoni became the first captain to win all three ICC limited-overs trophies (World Cup, Champions Trophy and the World Twenty20).
Mahendra Singh Dhoni is an Indian cricketer, who is the captain of the Indian cricket team. He is a right-handed batsman and wicket-keeper. He also holds the post of Vice-President of India Cements Ltd. After resigning from Air India, he is the owner of IPL team Chennai Super Kings and he has been its captain since the first edition of IPL. Here are 15 unknown facts about Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
He has studied at DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir, Shyamali, Ranchi, Jharkhand where he initially excelled in badminton and football and was selected at district and club level for these sports. Dhoni was a goalkeeper for his football team and was sent to play cricket for a local cricket club by his football coach. He focused on cricket after his 10th standard. Dhoni was a Train Ticket Examiner (TTE) at Kharagpur railway station from 2001 to 2003, under South Eastern Railway in Midnapore (W), a district in West Bengal.
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