Mahendra Singh Dhoni is a world known Indian International Cricketer. He is also popularly known as MSD or Mahi.
He was born in a simple middle family with a passion for sports. In the initial years, his interest was more in badminton and football. He was the goalkeeper of his school football team. His wicket-keeping skill was noticed by one of his teacher and was asked to play cricket. He then made cricket his dream. Dhoni managed a balance between his studies and cricket practice. Even after taking a job as Travelling Ticket Examiner, in a railway station, he intensively practiced to improve his cricket skills.
He did everything he can do to achieve his goal. He just followed his ambition, but his aspirations for cricket made him the world’s richest cricketer, as of 2019. Under his captaincy, India became the number one test team, won ICC World 20-20 in 2007, ICC World Cup in 2011 and ICC Champions Trophy in 2013. He became the first captain to win all three ICC limited-over trophies. Dhoni holds several awards including Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan. He is the second Indian Captain after Kapil Dev to receive honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
One of the most motivational quotes by Dhoni
“If you don’t really have a dream, you can’t really push yourself;
you don’t really know what the target is”.
You are never too old to set another goal. Be passionate about something. Live your dream.
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