15 Most Interesting Facts About Mahendra Singh Dhoni

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Facts About Mahendra Singh Dhoni

The name Dhoni doesn’t require any introduction. His fans and well-wisher know most of the things about him. Here we will try to give you some amazing facts about him. Know a little more about him

  1. He co-owns a racing team with South Superstar Akkineni Nagarjuna named “Mahi Racing Team India”

  2. His maiden century against Pakistan in test in Faislabad is the fastest by any Indian Wicket-Keeper(148 Runs in 93 Balls).

  3. He was the first-ever wicketkeeper in all these years, to captain Team India in the longer format when he took over the captaincy from Anil Kumble during the third Test match of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy 2008 in Nagpur.

  4. The”HELICOPTER SHOT” was thaught him by former Jharkhand cricketer Santosh Lal

  5. He played as a Goal-Keeper in his school football team.

  6. After the victory at Hamilton, he became the first Indian captain to win a Test match on New Zealand soil after a gap of 33 years.

  7. He made his Ranji Trophy debut for Bihar in 1999-2000 at the age of 18.

  8. He made his ODI debut against Bangladesh in 2004 and was run out on zero on the first ball.

  9. Forbes magazine calculated his net worth about 13 million dollars which also exceeds the master blaster Sachin Tendulkar’s.

  10. The ‘East zone squad’ which won the Deodar Trophy in the year 2004, rejected Dhoni at first saying he had an unconventional playing style.

  11. He is the only player to win ‘ICC player of the year’ award twice.

  12. He has 23 superbikes and is still counting!

  13. Before being a cricketer, he was a train ticket examiner(TTE) at Kharagpur railway station for 2 years.

  14. Indian Territorial Army honoured him with the honorary rank of Lt Colonel in the year 2011.

  15. He was recommended as captain of Team India by Sachin Tendulkar. The rest is history.


So These were some of the Facts About Mahendra Singh Dhoni which we have shared here. If you have any then please let us know in the comment section.


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