Mahender Singh Dhoni popularly known as MSD, Mahi amongst his fans and friends. He is one of those players who can turn the table at his side, despite the ongoing situation. With his excellent performances, captaincy skills and techniques he has won many matches and many hearts too. Also, he was the first captain to bring Indian team in the first test ranking in the year 2009. Not just this, he is second after Kapil Dev to make India win ICC 50 world cup. He is seen as an inspiration by many of his followers. He has his best of records from being an Indian skipper, wicket-keeper, captain, batting etc. He gives his fan no reason to despise his game.
Fans also liked a movie which was based on his real life “MS Dhoni: The Untold Story”. It is a movie that unfolds major events of Mahi’s life. His biopic received a widest release in the world, approximate in 61 countries.
Now here goes the glimpse at his records, awards and achievements.
Achievements and Records of MS Dhoni:
- Gained popularity as an Indian Captain. He made India win Test Matches under his captaincy.
- He is the best Indian skipper. He has scored 3,454 runs in 60 Test Matches under his captaincy.
- He has highest number of wicket-keeping-90.
- He has the highest score in the cricket, as an Indian Captain.
- He is the third Indian captain to win 100 games in all
- He has a highest batting average of around 50.96 amongst others.
- He is the first player to score 1000 in T20’s.
- He is the first wicket-keeper to complete 4000 test-runs.
- His overall ranking in ODI is 5th .
- He is the first Indian to to make 200 sixes in ODI’s.
MS Dhoni Awards:
- He received “Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award” for in the year 2007.
- He has also been awarded with “Padma Shri”, the highest civilian award in the year 2009.
- He was also grated the rank of Lieutenant Colonel by Indian Territorial Army in the year 2011.
- He was also considered as a “Most Influential People in the World” by Time magazine in the year 2011.
- He has been nominated by BCCI for Padma Bhushan Award for his great contribution in the Indian Cricket Team.
- He received ICC ODI player of the year award twice in his career, in the year 2008 and 2009.
To talk on MS Dhoni’s achievements, awards, the list goes on. He seems to be an unstoppable person, who in every stage of life will gain an honor for himself.