by NEWSNER , 2021-07-07 12:08:12
MS Dhoni Turns 40.
MS Dhoni or Mahendra Singh Dhoni, well known as Mahi who remains in the heart of millions of sports lover has turned 40 on Wednesday. The former India skipper ended up becoming one of the greatest captains to grace the cricket field. Indian crickets have seen captains like Kapil Dev, Mohammed Azharuddin, Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, and Virat Kohli. All are different but yet similar when compared to MS Dhoni, the small-town boy who changed the face of the sport in the country.
Dhoni was born in Ranchi, Bihar (now in Jharkhand), and he hails from a Hindu Rajput family. His paternal village Lwali is in the Lamgara block of the Almora District of Uttarakhand. Dhoni’s parents moved from Uttarakhand to Ranchi, where his father Pan Singh worked in junior management positions in MECON. MS Dhoni has a sister Jayanti Gupta and a brother Narendra Singh Dhoni. A fan of Adam Gilchrist, Dhoni’s idols were cricket teammate Sachin Tendulkar, Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan and singer Lata Mangeshkar.