M S Dhoni – Short Essay 1.
M S Dhoni is the short form for the name Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Dhoni is an Indian born, International Cricket player, who plays for the Indian national team. He is a very successful, right-handed middle-order batsman and wicketkeeper. He has been the Captain of the Indian National Cricket team from 2007 to 2016.
Dhoni was born in the North-Eastern Indian state of Bihar in 1981. He was born in a middle class family where his father was a junior manager in a government-owned Engineering company. From his early school days Dhoni was interested in sports. But at that age he did not have any exposure to Cricket. His main interest then was in Football and Badminton. He used to enjoy playing the position of the goalkeeper in the school football team.
It was around his tenth standard in school that he started getting noticed as a good wicket-keeper for Cricket. Till this time, he was only playing for Club Cricket and School Cricket teams. It was only after his twelfth standard in 1998, that he was noticed by some Cricketing officials and selected for the Junior State Level Cricket team.
Dhoni started his India A Team career in 2003/2004. Since then Dhoni’s destiny and success as a Wicket-keeper- Batsman went on growing steadily. He rose through the ranks and also in the eyes of the Cricketing Board, and his fans very fast through all formats of One Day Internationals [ODIs], Test Cricket, Twenty20 International, First Class Cricket, etc.
Dhoni featured in the 100 most influential people’s list of TIME magazine in 2011. He is also the recipient of the Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan, Indian Civilian Awards. He is an inspiration to all the sports-loving youth of India.
By Janhavi (2019)
MS Dhoni – Short Essay 2.
MS Dhoni is an International Cricketer and also captained the Indian team. He was born on 7 July 1981. His nickname is Mahi.
MS Dhoni is now 37 years old. He is an excellent right-hand batsman, and the world appreciates it highly. He is also wicket-keeper batsman in the Indian team.
He was the captain for the Indian Cricket team from 2007 to 2016. He has been named one of the most marketable athletes and one of the best wicketkeepers in the world.
Childhood and early life
Dhoni was born on 7th July 1981 in Ranchi. As with most other Indian children, he was an avid fan of watching and playing cricket. As a student, he was also good at other sports like football and badminton. His football coach sent him to play cricket at a local cricket club. There he was found to be very good at wicket keeping and subsequently he was selected for the under- 16 cricket championship. In 1998 he was selected to play in his first professional cricket in the Central Coal Fields Limited Team. From there he moved to the Ranchi team as a junior and eventually to the senior Ranchi team.
As a profession, he worked as a Ticket Examiner in the Railways Department from a couple of years.
A Cricket superstar
Dhoni joined the One Day International Cricket team in 2004 for the Bangladesh tour. However, his real stardom also known as the ‘Dhoni Era’ started in his fifth ODI in Vishakhapatnam. With his performance of scoring an average of above 100, he had taken over the world of cricket.
He is the icon for India. Dhoni is a role model and an extra class player. He is always a player of dedication and stature. He plays best in T20 where overs are limited, and the whole audience cheers him up. He is a hero of India. Even in intense situations he always remains calm and doesn’t feel pressure. He is a world-class player.
By Teamwork (2019)
Last updated: July 3, 2019.