MS Dhoni is regarded as one of the best wicket keeper and best captain of all times. Under his captaincy, Indian team has won all three major ICC tournaments including T20 world cup, ODI world cup, & ICC champion trophy. This article is about MS Dhoni education background and captaincy records which helped Indian team to secure victory through different crucial situations.
MS Dhoni Education Background
Starting wit MS Dhoni education background, he started his early education at DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir, Shyamali, Ranchi, Jharkhand where he was initially excelled at football & badminton. He was goalkeeper of football team & was sent by his coach to play local cricket club. After his 10th standard, he focused on cricket. In 2008, after playing cricket for a long time, MS started his graduation & took admission at the St. Xavier’s College under sport quota. Due to his busy cricket schedule, he was exempted from attending college classes. MS took first semester exams at his Ranchi home & passed them. Due to his busy cricket schedule, he was not able to give the second semester exams. The college did not allow him to sit into second year until & unless he gives the second semester exams.
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MS Dhoni Captaincy Records And Achievements
MS Dhoni remained as one of the distinguished captain on Indian cricket team. He is the only captain under who captaincy, Indian team had won ICC ODI World Cup & T20 world cup. He had secure dozens of achievements for his team. Dhoni has step down from captaincy on 4 February, 2017. An overview of captaincy records of MS Dhoni are elaborated below.
- Under MS captaincy, India had won 27 out of 60 test matches with 15 resulted in drawn.
- Indian team remained dominated in ODI under MS Dhoni. India had won 110 ODI out of 199 with 4 resulted in tied.
- MS secured his team to victory in ICC T20 world cup 2007 final. Under his captaincy, India had played 72 T20 matches under MS captaincy & had won 41 out of them.
- MS holds the record for being only captain under whom captaincy, team had played the most number of matches with 331 International matches. Ricky Ponting takes the second spot with 324 matches.
- MS is the only captain under whom captaincy, his team had won all three major ICC events. India had won ICC T20 world cup, ICC ODI world cup, & ICC Champion Trophy.
- Dhoni won 15 Man of the Match award during his captaincy tenure which is second highest awards for any captain.
- Dhoni is the only Wicket Keeper who had lead his team in more than 100 International matches.
- MS holds the captaincy record for being the only captain who had lead his team in six ICC world cups.
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