Mahendra Singh Dhoni is one of the most succesful Indian cricketers in the history of the game. He is a right-handed wicket-keeper-batsman and an occasional seam bowler.
MS Dhoni posted this picture after being awarded the Padma Bhushan. Sakshi Dhoni accompanied her husband for the award ceremony.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni is also a Lieutenant Colonel of the Indian Army. He is the only Indian cricketer after Kapil Dev to have recieved the honorary rank.
MS Dhoni posted this picture and captioned, "An honour to get the Padma Bhushan and receiving it in Uniform increases the excitement ten folds.thanks to all the Men and Women in Uniform and their families for the Sacrifices they make so that all of us could enjoy our Constitutional Rights.Jai Hind"
MS Dhoni the only Indian captain to have won two ICC World Cups, the first one as captain was when he won the 2007 ICC T20 World Cup with an inexperienced Indian team. The second was the ICC World Cup in 2011, where he hit the winning runs in the final.
MS Dhoni posted this picture in his army suit and wrote, "Last year around this time our group finished 4 day and 1 night jump to earn our wings.memorable 22days"
Mahendra Singh Dhoni was brought up in Ranchi. His father did service and held junior managerial positions in a company called MECON
MS Dhoni posted this picture from his initial days. He wrote, "My first time at the border, long back"
MS Dhoni was bought by Chennai Super Kings in the inaugural IPL season for a price of USD 1.5 million, making him the costliest player in that year's auctions.
MS Dhoni posted this picture with his family after winning the 2018 IPL with Chennai Super Kings. He wrote, "Thanks everyone for the support and Mumbai for turning yellow.Shane ‘shocking’ Watson played a shocking innings to get us through.end of a good season.Ziva doesn’t care about the trophy, wants to run on the lawn according to her wordings."
MS Dhoni won the IPL titles with Chennai Super Kings in 2010, 2011 and 2018. He also won the 2010 and 2014 Champions League trophies with the team.
Sakshi Dhon i posted this picture and captioned, "You paid for the shoes so you tie them too !!! Photo Credit - @k.a.b.b.s"
When Chennai Super Kings were handed a 2-year ban in 2016 from IPL, Rising Pune Supergiants purchased the former Indian captain for Rs. 13 crores.
Sakshi Dhon i posted this picture and captioned, "You paid for the band so you screw it too #Round2 Photo credits @k.a.b.b.s"
In 2018, after Chennai Super Kings made a comeback into the IPL, they bought back their captain MS Dhoni to lead the side. MS Dhoni didn't disappoint, he led the team to their third IPL title.
MS Dhoni posted this picture with his wife Sakshi Dhoni from an event.
MS Dhoni married his schoolmate Sakshi Rawat in July 2010. The couple have a daughter named Ziva.
Sakshi Dhoni posted this adorable picture from her 30th birthday bash, with hubby MS Dhoni and daughter Ziva Dhoni
Sakshi Dhoni was a hotel management trainee at the Taj Bengal when she fell in love with MS Dhoni and they married soon after.
MS Dhoni helping daughter Ziva build sand castles at the beach, He captioned, "As a kid whenever v got sand this was one thing v would do for sure"
Apart from playing cricket for the Indian teams, MS Dhoni also has stakes in several teams from different sporting leagues. He is the co-owner of Ranchi Rays in the Hockey India League.
MS Dhoni posted this picture of daughter Ziva feeding him a carrot. He wrote, "Ziva’s bugs bunny @zivasinghdhoni006"
MS Dhoni is also the co-owner of ISL team Chennaiyin FC along with Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan.
MS Dhoni seen here in a playful mood with toddler Ziva. He wrote, "crawling with Ziva"
MS Dhoni is the only cricketer in India, whose life has been brought to reel while he is still playing cricket. In 2016, MS Dhoni- The Untold Story released to rave reviews across India. Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput essayed the role of Dhoni.
MS Dhoni loves spending time with his dogs. He posted this picture and captioned, "A bit of hugging,training, catching practice and getting unconditional love in return.priceless"
MS Dhoni was voted as the MTV Youth Icon of the Year in 2006.
MS Dhoni has a shooting yard at his house. He posted this picture and wrote, "Shooting gun is so much more fun than shooting ads"
MS Dhoni won the ICC ODI Player Of The Year award in 2008 and 2009.
MS Dhoni out on a trip with his childhood friends. He took the train ride with his buddies for the trip.
MS Dhoni was awarded the Padma Shri, Indian fourth-highest civilian award in 2009.
MS Dhoni posted this picture where he is in Rajnikanth mode. He wrote, "Tried copying the pose of The One and Only THALAIVAR"
MS Dhoni won the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award in 2008, which is the highest honor given for achievement in sports in India
MS Dhoni lives the simple life in his home town. he posted this picture and captioned, "Tried my hands at polishing marbles only to find out it's quite tough, something's should be left to professionals"
Wonder daughter Ziva recognises her father MS Dhoni in his new look. Dhoni captioned, "ziva and me"
MS Dhoni posted this picture from a drive with his childhood buddies. He captioned, "Three stooges going for a drive"
MS Dhoni playing some football video games with fellow cricketers, including Axar Patel and Jaydev Unadkat. he captioned, "Spain vs Argentina"
We all know MS Dhoni has an insatiable love for motor bikes. He posted this picture where he is seen borrowing a bike from the police for a joyride.
Sakshi Dhoni posted this picture of herself, her husband Dhoni and daughter Ziva with some friends in Chennai. She captioned, "#chennaifamily #reunited"
As IPL 2019 is all set to begin on March 23, we are showcasing a series on the captains of the 8 teams playing in the IPL 2019. Last but not the least is perhaps the most successful captain ever in IPL history, Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Here is a look at some pictures of the captain cool where he is the ultimate goof-ball with his daughter Ziva and wife Sakshi.. See pictures (Pics/ MS Dhoni Instagram and Sakshi Dhoni Instagram)