Mahendra Singh Dhoni is one of the most prominent and revered Indian cricketers who has bagged several magnificent victories for India on both domestic and international front. He has achieved numerous captaincy records and amazing back to back wins in test matches and ODIs. Born on 7th July in the year 1981, the young Ranchi lad did little know he would traverse to this acne of glory on cricket grounds. This extract is an insight on Mahendra Singh Dhoni success journey and his wife Sakshi Dhoni contribution to his scintillating career.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni was selected to Bihar’s Under-19 and his spectacular performance in batting got him selected to Bihar Ranji trophy squad in the year 1999-2000. Mahendra Singh Dhoni debut match was played against Assam in which he scored unbeaten 68.
Inception of success in Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s career.
November, 2005 marked the inception of grand success in Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s rising cricket career. He scored 183 off 145 balls while chasing a score of 299. This got him the venerated and much esteemed ‘Man of that Series’ award for scoring a massive 346 runs in that tournament.
In the year 2007, Dhoni demonstrated outstanding performances that made him the captain of Indian T20 squad. India bagged the inaugural World cup T20 under the captainship of Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni as a Captain, an iconic personality
Dhoni became the captain of Indian ODI team in the year 2007 and also of test tem the following year. In the year 2009 Dhoni scored a commendable 1198 runs in 24 innings and emerged as the highest scorer of that year in ODI’s. India also won a draw 1-1 against South Africa and became the no.1 test team in the world.
Dhoni scored an unbeaten 91 against Sri Lanka in the year 2011 World cup finals. Owing to Dhoni’s humongous success, he has endorsed for more than 15 products and is one of the highest marketable players. He was also reported as the 16th highest paid sportsperson in the world with a massive earning of $31million.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni Love Life
Sakshi Dhoni, a simple Dehradun beauty has stolen the heart of one of most eligible bachelors of the nation. She was working Taj Bengal in Kolkata when M.S. Dhoni stayed there for a match against Pakistan in 2007.Although Sakshi and Dhoni’s father worked in the same company Dhoni never had an acquaintance with Sakshi earlier. It was through a mutual friend Yudhajit Dutta that led M.S. Dhoni to the love of his life Sakshi.
Dhoni fell head for heels for Sakshi and so did she. They dated from March 2008 and soon tied the nuptial knot in the year 2010 on July 4th. The wedding vows with Dhoniwife propelled a meteorically high rise in Dhoni’s career. She proved as his lucky charm and stood by him in all odds and evens. It was the unwavering support of Dhoni wife helped Dhoni bag unimaginable victories. The couple is truly an epitome of love and togetherness!