Former India captain and Chennai Super Kings skipper MS Dhoni is celebrating his 41st birthday on Thursday (July 7). The wicketkeeper-batter who had made his debut in December 2004, went on to become the most successful Indian captain and he is the only one to win all three ICC trophies. Under Dhoni, Team India went on to win the T20 World Cup (2007), 50-over World Cup (2011), and Champions Trophy. He has also led his IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings to title triumph on four occasions.
Fans will always remember Dhoni for finishing off tight games and how he won’t even break a sweat in taking his side over the line. The wicketkeeper’s first international ton had come in 2005 as he smashed a century against Pakistan in Visakhapatnam.
Birthday celebration of MS Dhoni. Rishabh Pant attended the celebration of Mahi. pic.twitter.com/jjWgxogjt8— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) July 7, 2022
Dhoni, who entered international cricket with long hair, was seen as a young marauder and his comparisons with Australia were wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist was almost instant.
Dhoni went on to play 350 ODIs with his highest score being 183 against Sri Lanka. He also remains the only captain to win all major ICC trophies and, in his career, he was referred to as ‘Captain Cool’. The wicketkeeper-batter called time on his international career in August 2020.
During his international and IPL playing days, Dhoni has always been known for his calmness and exquisite captaincy on the field. Over the years, he has cemented his place as one of the finest wicket-keepers across the world.
Dhoni has a massive collection of luxury cars and high-end bikes at his lavish and luxurious farmhouse in Ranchi. MS Dhoni is an ardent bike-lover, a fact that is well-known among his fans. The CSK skipper also rides the Confederate Hellcat X132, which was bought by the cricketer in 2018 for Rs 27 lakh. The former Team India skipper owns a Porche 911, whose value is estimated to be above Rs 2 crores. As per a report in the Financial Express, the grand ride can speed up from 0-100 in less than five seconds and is priced at around Rs 2.50 crore.
MS Dhoni is also among the few cricketers, who owns the muscular Hummer H2, and the Ranchi-based cricketer has often taken out this beat for a ride in his hometown. The price of Hummer H2 is worth around Rs 72 lakh.
One of the most expensive and biggest cricketer homes in India, MS Dhoni’s massive property sits on 7 acres of land. MS Dhoni’s farmhouse is characterized by two things mainly: a huge open field and the presence of all things that the former skipper loves.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni has retired from international cricket. Since then he has focused a lot on business. He also runs a hotel in his hometown Ranchi. He is also trying his hand at organic farming.
Dhoni is in the UK currently and celebrated his birthday there. He had also gone to see the ongoing Wimbledon tennis tournament in London.