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MS-Dhoni-t1The Indian Cricket Team’s limited over skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni turns 35 on Thursday.

Born in Ranchi, in July 1981, Dhoni in his school days time was good at badminton and football, but his football coach, impressed by his goalkeeping skills, sent him to play cricket.

And, then he changed the fortunes of the Indian cricket.

Let us look at M S Dhoni’s journey, his milestones and his love life which a lot of people are not aware of.

  • How MS Dhoni Switched From Football To Cricket?
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He was goalkeeper of his football team

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His coach insisted him to play cricket

 

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He was selected for Bihar Ranji Trophy squad in 1999

 

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In 2003, he was selected to the India A team

 

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Made his ODI debut in 2004

 

  • M S Dhoni’s Milestones

His two spectacular knocks for Team India -148 vs Pakistan in Vizag in 2005 and 183 vs Sri Lanka in Jaipur again in 2005 made him the star. And, after that he never looked behind.

 

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He led India to Inaugural ICC World T20 victory

 

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He was then made permanent ODI Captain of Indian team

 

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In 2008, he became the captain of the Test team too

 

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In 2009, he became highest scorer of the year in ODI’s

 

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He won the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup

 

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Only captain to have taken home both ICC world cups

 

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Dhoni’s 224 is highest score in a Test by a Indian capt...

 

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Dhoni is most successful Indian Test Captain, having wo...

 

 

  • Dhoni’s Love Life

 

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Dhoni & Sakshi, have Bollywood-inspired love story

 

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They did not fall in love in their childhood

 

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Both Dhoni & Sakshi went to same school in Ranchi

 

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Sakshi’s family got shifted to Dehradun

 

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Dhoni & Sakshi incidentally met each other at Taj B...

 

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Sakshi was introduced to Dhoni by his manager

 

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The couple got married on July 4, 2010

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The couple became proud parents in February 2015

 

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