He was a wicket-keeper and a quality right-handed batsman.
Having played 90 test matches, 350 one day internationals and 98 T20 internationals is pretty impressive.
It was a shock that he retired from Test cricket on December 30th, 2014.His retirement from all formats of international cricket was made on August 15th, 2020.
He captained India on 331 occasions; Indian Captain in 60 Test matches, 199 One Day Internationals and 72 T20 Internationals.
MS Dhoni- Former Cricketer (Nitty Gritty)
“I like to make statements on the field.”- MS Dhoni
“Self-confidence has always been one of my good qualities. I am always very confident. It is my nature to be confident, to be aggressive. And it applies in my batting as well as wicketkeeping.”- MS Dhoni
“In Test matches, you have to play consistent cricket for a period of time.”- MS Dhoni
“Cricket is not everything, not by any means, but is a large part of who I am.”- MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni- Former Cricketer (What set him apart)
“I don’t study too much. Whatever I have learned or experienced is through cricket I’ve played on the field, and whatever little I watched.”- MS Dhoni
“You need more individuals who can do more than one job in the field. Especially if all of them are good fielders and if they can contribute with the bat and ball if needed. Just adds to the strength of the side.”- MS Dhoni
“For me, opposition is just another opposition.”- MS Dhoni
“You can’t take any team lightly.”- MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni- Former Cricketer (Final Thoughts)
“When you help sportspersons achieve their full potential, you propel the sporting quotient of the entire country.”- MS Dhoni
“You have to see that cricket is developing as a sport because what’s very important is you want cricket to be a global sport when it comes to participation.”- MS Dhoni
“I’m a person who lives very in the moment.”- MS Dhoni