Here’s why MS Dhoni is called Captain Cool Thala, one of the great captains of the cricket world

There have been many great captains in the cricket world but there is only one captain who can win the match by remaining calm even in moments of pressure and his name is MS Dhoni.

MS Dhoni was born on 7 July 1981 in Ranchi, Bihar (present-day Jharkhand) in a Hindu Rajput family to Paan Singh and Devki Devi. His ancestral village is in Lamgada block of Almora, Uttarakhand. His father, Paan Singh, moved to Ranchi from Uttarakhand and worked in junior management positions in MECON. Dhoni has a sister and a brother – Jayanti Gupta (sister) and Narendra Singh Dhoni (brother).

Dhoni did his schooling from DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir, Ranchi, Jharkhand and excelled in several sports such as badminton, football and cricket. He played as a goalkeeper for his football team and played cricket for a local club.

Dhoni showed impressive wicketkeeping skills at Commando Cricket Club during 1995–98 and was selected for the Vinoo Mankad Trophy Under-16 Championship for the 1997–98 season and played well. After completing high school, Dhoni focused on cricket.

During 2001–2003, Dhoni was a TTE (Travelling Ticket Examiner) at Kharagpur Railway Station under South Eastern Railway in West Bengal.

Beginning of a legend

Dhoni started playing in the cricket grounds of Ranchi and he displayed his skills as a batsman, Dhoni made his international debut in December 2004 against Bangladesh and he soon gained popularity by playing some entertaining innings in high-pressure situations. achieved. Mastered. The selectors acted quickly and made Dhoni the captain of India, which in my opinion is the best choice BCCI has made so far.

Was he the best captain ever in cricket history?

India won the 2007 T20 World Cup, 2011 ODI World Cup, 2013 Champions Trophy and even 5 IPLs for Chennai Super Kings. He led India to its second ODI World Cup and in doing so taught his team how to remain calm in situations. This helped in teamwork and loyalty among the team. Dhoni is known as the best captain ever in the history of cricket.

His personal background

Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s parents’ name was Mr. Paan Singh Dhoni and Ms. Devki Devi. His father worked as a junior manager at MECON, a steel ministry public undertaking, which meant Dhoni belonged to a middle-class family. Dhoni’s wife’s name is Sakshi Dhoni whom he married on 4 July 2010. Apart from cricket, Dhoni loves the army and he holds the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Indian Territorial Army.


India won the 2007 ICC World Twenty20, 2011 Cricket World Cup and 2013 ICC Champions Trophy, the most by any captain. He also led India to victory in the 2010 and 2016 Asia Cups. Dhoni has also won 5 IPL trophies with the team of Chennai Super Kings.

In conclusion, Dhoni is definitely the best captain India has ever had and there can be no one to replace him and his amazing legacy. Dhoni is also called Thala which means leader in Tamil and Dhoni will always be our Thala.