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MS Dhoni

Key facts

Full Name: Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Born: July 7 1981 , Ranchi
Country: India
Test debut: 2005-06
Batting Style: RHB

Biography

Following Sachin Tendulkar's retirement from the game, Dhoni is the player that receives most of the attention from fans, the media and sponsors in India. The skipper has presided over an impressive period in the country's history, with a World Cup, World Twenty20 and the number-one Test ranking all being earned under the wicketkeeper's charge. But leading a new-look team - who have lost their past two Test series to South Africa and New Zealand - could be the biggest challenge he has faced. not one for Churchillian rhetoric; he inspires his players through aura and example. His calm approa...

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