Former captain of the Indian team and world’s most successful wicket-keeper batsman MS Dhoni has recorded many big names in his cricket career. Dhoni has done a lot of good after his debut in ODI cricket in 2004. Despite the best performance in ODIs, he was selected in the Test team and from the year 2005, he has entered Test cricket.
Along with batting, Dhoni has also recorded many records by standing behind the wickets. Along with this, he started playing in IPL in Chennai in 2008 and Chennai has won the title twice in his captaincy.
Given the impressive performance of Dhoni in world cricket, he has been awarded the ICC twice by the ICC ODI Player of the Year. Let you know that he has entered his title in the year 2008 and the year 2009.
Dhoni is the first player in the world who has been awarded this title twice by the ICC. Apart from this, Dhoni has also been honored with the award like Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Padma Shri, and Padma Bhushan. Recently, the year 2018 has awarded him Padma Bhushan.
Dean Johns took Dhoni’s interview
In 2006, India was on a tour of Pakistan where the ODI series was to be played. MS Dhoni was a new member at that time and he also performed well in this series. Prior to the second match of this series, Dean Johns interviewed him, in which Dean asked him to tell the specialty of his KiPing Gloves. Dhoni has a lot of love for his gloves and he has also mentioned it.
Later, when he was asked about his bat, he said, “I always use a heavy bat around 1280-1290 grams.” Dean also asked him, “Which wicketkeeper is your ideal? “Dhoni laughed,” Adam Gilchrist ”
Dhoni One day International career
In terms of Dhoni’s one-day cricket figures as wicket-keeper, he has 399 total runs in 314 one-day matches. Out of these 399 victims, Dhoni has caught 294 prey catches and the remaining 105 victims have been cleverly stumped.
Let us tell you that Dhoni is the fourth most successful wicket-keeper in ODI cricket. Apart from this, Dhoni is the world’s first wicketkeeper who has 105 stumpings in ODIs. There is no other wicketkeeper also around Dhoni. In addition to batting like this, Dhoni also specializes in wicket-keeping.