MS Dhoni, a legend in our hearts and in history books, has led India to unprecedented heights in cricket. MS Dhoni has managed to turn the dreams of fans into reality in a nation where cricket is a separate religion and sportsmen are revered as gods. Mahendra Singh Dhoni is one of the most talked-about cricketers in the world, but it doesn’t make him any less mysterious.
Dhoni is the guy you know, witty and cool, admired and adored. Dhoni, on the other hand, continues to astound with his propensity for the unknown. Dhoni has a penchant for blowing our minds, from creating a signature shot to making the DRS his own.
Interest in Badminton
Everyone knows and admires Dhoni’s boyhood enthusiasm for football. One of the lesser-known MS Dhoni facts is that he was also an accomplished badminton player who competed at the district and club levels.
He made his One-Day International debut against Bangladesh in 2004 and was run out on the first ball.
MS Dhoni has a net worth of Rs 767 crore, making him the second richest cricketer in the world. With a net worth of Rs 1090 crore, Sachin Tendulkar is the richest cricketer in the world.
Deodhar Trophy rejection
Dhoni was initially rejected by the ‘East zone side,’ which won the Deodhar Trophy in 2004. They said he had an unusual playing style.
Mr. Cool of Indian cricket is reportedly a major wrestling enthusiast. Bret Hart and Hulk Hogan are his favorite wrestlers, and he is a huge WWE fan.
Highest Tax Payer
Dhoni, who is also one of India’s biggest taxpayers, has been the highest individual income tax payer in Jharkhand for more than a decade.
Santosh Lal, a former Jharkhand cricketer, taught him his hallmark shot, “the helicopter shot.”
Dhoni has a very sophisticated musical taste, and he enjoys traditional Indian tunes in particular. Dhoni, a Kishore Kumar admirer, looks for harmony in the maestro’s timeless Bollywood classics.
Mahi even owns Mahi Racing Team India, a racing team. The SuperSport World Championship is where the team participates. Mahi is collaborating with Telugu actor Akkineni Nagarjuna.
MS Dhoni’s culinary selections are basic and desi yet tasty, just like his musical tastes. The cricketer enjoys eating biryani and chicken, as well as his favorite dessert, hot chocolate fudge.
Army honorary rank
In 2011, the Indian Territorial Army bestowed upon him the honorary title of Lieutenant Colonel.
Dhoni’s love of motorbikes is almost as well-known as his cricketing prowess and cool demeanor. He is proud of his impressive collection of two-wheelers, which includes everything from a Yamaha to a Harley Davidson, as well as a Ducati and a Kawasaki. Dhoni also owns the extremely rare Confederate Hellcat X132, which is the only one in Southeast Asia.
ICC player of the year
He’s also the first player in history to win the ICC Player of the Year award twice. He is the only player to have won the tournament twice.