10 Interesting Facts of MS Dhoni

By Nidhi Singh

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MS Dhoni worked for Indian railways before becoming a professional cricketer.

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MS Dhoni ventured into football and badminton before finding his true calling in cricket.

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Dhoni fell for a duck in his debut match for India -- an ODI against Bangladesh in 2004.

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The sportsman owns a valuable collection of bikes worth crores.

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Dhoni sported jersey number 7 throughout his career, influenced by his affinity for the number as his birthday falls on July 7th.

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Dhoni made the 'helicopter shot' a trademark and he learnt under the guidance from close friend Santosh Lal.

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The cricketer has been honored with the title of 'Lieutenant Colonel'.

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Dhoni bid farewell to international cricket on August 15, 2020, after a remarkable 16-year career, accumulating over 15,000 runs across Tests, ODIs, and T20Is.

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Dhoni, the captain of CSK, holds the record for the most dismissals (180) by a wicket-keeper in the IPL

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India won 2007 ICC T20 World Cup, 2011 ODI World Cup, & 2013 ICC Champions Trophy under Dhoni's leadership.