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On This Day: MS Dhoni made his Iconic Debut

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni is one of the most Iconic and loved Cricketer in the world and the Cricketing history.

17 years ago the legendary Captain made his historic debut in the game of Cricket.

MS Dhoni till date remains the most successful and iconic skipper in the history of Cricket.

He is vastly known by the nicknames of Mahi, MSD and Captain Cool.

Dhoni’s Debut

On this day, 17 years ago Mahendra Singh Dhoni made his International Cricket debut against Bangladesh.

Team India were on a tour of Bangladesh and Dhoni was given a chance to play in the Chittagong ODI match.

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The Icon’s first inning of his career doesn’t justify him at all as he got out on a golden duck.

He was trying to take a quick single but returned back to pavalion as a failed attempt.

MS Dhoni’s journey as seen in his biopic ‘MS Dhoni the untold story’ is just as iconic and inspiring as the legend himself.

He used to work as a ticket collector and struggled a lot to make it into the bug leagues.

MS Dhoni
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Dhoni failed to showcase his talent in the starting games but when he did, it was known that he is a confirmed legend.

He till date is seen as the best finisher of the game and arguably the greatest Captain ever to step foot in this game.

MS Dhoni is the only Captain in the history of Cricket to win all three ICC trophies.

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T20 World Cup in 2007, ICC Cricket World Cup in 2011 and the ICC Champion’s Trophy in the year 2013.

Dhoni announced his retirement from Cricket in August 2020 and still continue to lead Chennai Super Kings in IPL.

It can be said that MS Dhoni is one of the people that has graced this game of Cricket with his presence.

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Multi-media Journalist, Nikhil works as a Sub-Editor at The Vocal News. A sports enthusiast, who loves to follow and write about sports - Cricket, Football, Tennis, WWE, and many others. He is also a Movie cum Sports enthusiast and enjoys music. He has done Graduation in Journalism and Mass Communication from Chaudhary Charan Singh University.

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