Former captain of the Indian cricket team, MS Dhoni, turned 38 on Sunday, July 7th. Fans and fellow cricketers from all around the world celebrate the icon’s birthday.
MS Dhoni began his career in 2004 and became the captain of the team in 2007 and led the men in blue to victory in the 2011 World Cup which was held in India. He became the first captain to win all three ICC limited-overs trophies (World Cup, Champions Trophy and the World Twenty20). He has also won three
He also received 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.
Some records made by MS Dhoni
Dhoni has led team India in 200 ODIs, of which India won 110 matches. Till now, MS Dhoni has represented India in 90 Tests, 348 ODIs and 98 T20Is.
He has scored 10500 runs, having faced 11992 balls, at an average of 50.72 with a strike rate of 87.56 and over 5000 runs in test
His highest score in an innings was 183* and was unbeaten in 82 innings
He has over 10 centuries and 71 half-centuries to his name.
In the bowling department, MS Dhoni had bowled 36 balls and taken 1 wicket while conceding a total of 31 runs. He had an average of 31 and an economy rate of 5.17 His best ODI bowling performance was 1/14.
Dhoni, who has been the captain of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) since the start of Indian Premier League and won titles three times in 2010, 2011 and 2018
Here’s how twitter celebrated Thala’s birthday