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22 Interesting facts about Dhoni

Mahender Singh Dhoni requires no introduction as you all know him. He is best & coolest captain of India. His calmness inspires his teammate. All of you seen him on field and you know about his life. There are some facts you may not know. So here are some interesting facts about Dhoni, the Captain Cool.

dhoni with his hummer

  • Dhoni belongs to a rajput family.
  • Dhoni was selected for district and club level in badminton and football in his school days.
  • Dhoni was goalkeeper in his school football team. His football coach sent him to play cricket for a local club because there is a place vacant for a player in the team.
  • Dhoni has played Vinoo Mankad Trophy U-16 championship in 1997/98 season and performed well.
  • From 2001 to 2003 Dhoni was a TTE (Train Ticket Examiner) under South Eastern Railway at Khagpur railway station.

facts about Dhoni


  • Dhoni’s zodiac sign is cancer.
  • At the age of 9 years Dhoni has started playing cricket.
  • Dhoni has three dogs Zara (Black Lab), Zoya (Weimaraner) and Sam (mixed bread German shepherd).
  • Sapna Bhavnani is Dhoni’s hair stylist from last 3 years. She the only one who cut his hair nobody else and Dhoni need a hair cut he take a flight to Mumbai and get it done by her.
  • Dhoni prefers to watch a comedy or action movie instead of romantic movie. He is a big fan of Big B and loves to watch all his movies.



  • Dhoni likes to watch football, Moto GP and Formula One Racing apart from cricket.
  • Dhoni is a big Kishore Kumar fan and from current singers he likes Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and Kailash Kher’s song. He also likes Jamaican style music.
  • His best friend’s from bollywood are Jhon Abraham and Bipasha Basu.
  • Dhoni’s favorite actresses are Katrina Kaif and Chitrangada Singh.
  • Dhoni is a speed freak that’s why he has 23 bikes. He also loves fighter planes.



  • Some of the bikes that Dhoni have in his garage are Harley Davidson Fat Boy, Confederate HellcatX 132, Ducati 1098, Royal Enfield Machismo, Kawasaki zx14r Ninja and Yamaha Thundercat.
  • Some of the cars Dhoni have are Hummer H2, GMC sierra, Audi Q7, Porsche 911 and Mitsubishi Outlander.
  • Dhoni’s total earnings is 26.6 million/yr (23 million from endorsement and 3.6 million is his salary). According to FORBES magazine Dhoni is the richest cricketer in the world.
  • In FORBES magazine’s list of top 100 athletics in 2012 Dhoni was at 31st position.


  • Dhoni is the only captain in the world who had won all major cup of ICC.
  • He holds the record of highest run scored by any wicket keeper bats man.
  •  Dhoni is the wicket keeper in the world to score a double century in a single day.



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