Happy Birthday to Captain Cool, turns 35 today

India’s most successful captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is celebrating his 35th birthday on Thursday.


M.S. Dhoni rose from a humble background to become one of the world’s most celebrated cricketers and probably one of India’s best captains ever.

MS Dhoni is the only Indian captain to have led his side to all three major ICC tournaments. From winning the maiden T20 World Cup in 2007, on his captaincy debut to leading India to a World Cup victory.

Under Mahis captaincy, India remained the number one Test team for 18 months from December 2009. Right hander batsman has scored 4876 runs in 90 Test matches.

“Captain Cool” is the first non-Australian captain to win 100 ODI matches, and first Indian captain to achieve the mark. He is also the third captain to win 100 matches, after two Australians. Mahi also became the fourth fastest batsman to complete 8000 runs in ODI during the fifth and final ODI against New Zealand.

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On 1 November 2011, the Indian Territorial Army conferred the Honoris rank of Lieutenant Colonel to MS Dhoni. After which he only became the second Indian cricketer following Kapil Dev to receive this prestigious honour.

In 2013 Dhoni also became the only Indian captain to win the Champions Trophy.

After being the most successful Indian captain. He married to Sakshi in 2010 and became father in 2015 when he was in Australia to play the World Cup.

We for news wishes Cool Captain a very happy birthday

Wefornews Bureau

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