Mahendra Singh Dhoni is famous for his amazing decisions. There are 8 occasions when Mahi has given a jolt to her fans.
New Delhi: Mahendra Singh Dhoni is famous for his amazing decisions. Whether it is the decision to retire from cricket or whether it is the decision to quietly marry his college friend Sakshi Rawat. There are occasions when Mahi has given a jolt to her fans.
Suddenly married Sakshi in 2010
Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the captain of the Indian cricket team, surprised all his fans on 4 July 2010 in Dehradun by secretly marrying his college friend Sakshi Singh Rawat. In 2007, Dhoni met Sakshi at a hotel where she was an intern. It has been almost 11 years since Dhoni’s marriage.
Sehwag-Uthappa made weapon
Group stage matches were going on in the 2007 T20 World Cup. The first match between India and Pakistan was very exciting and the match was tied. Now the match was to be decided by ball out. In the ball out, 3 players from each team had to hit the stump, although like football, there was no batsman between the ball and the wicket. The team that hit the wicket more often was declared the winner. Instead of regular bowlers, Dhoni got the ball from players like Sehwag, Robin Uthappa and Harbhajan Singh. This trick of Captain Dhoni worked.
Big responsibility given to Joginder Sharma
India faced Pakistan in the final match of the 2007 T20 World Cup. Pakistan needed 13 runs to win in the last over. While Misbah-ul Haq was at the crease, Dhoni surprised everyone and handed the ball to Joginder Sharma at that crucial moment. Everyone was surprised by this decision of Dhoni. Joginder Sharma did not allow Dhoni’s decision to be proved wrong and India became the T20 World Cup champion.
To land before Yuvraj in the 2011 World Cup final
In the 2011 World Cup final, the Indian team was looking in trouble, everyone felt that Yuvraj Singh, who was in excellent form, would now come to the crease. But Dhoni surprised everyone this time too and did not send Yuvraj himself and came out to bat. This decision of Dhoni created history. After 1983, the Indian team won the World Cup title for the second time. Captain Dhoni himself wrote the team’s victory story by hitting a six.
Rohit made opener
Another biggest decision of Dhoni was to get Rohit Sharma to open in ODIs. For this reason, Rohit Sharma managed to score 3 double centuries in ODIs. It also includes Rohit Sharma’s highest individual score of 264 runs in ODI cricket history.
Ishant’s best use in 2013 Champions Trophy
In 2013, India faced host England in the final of the Champions Trophy in England. Batting first, India scored 129 runs, which was a very low score in front of batting like England. But captain Dhoni retaliated on the English team. In the 18th over, when the match was at an exciting turn and England’s victory seemed certain, Dhoni handed the ball to Ishant, who was proving expensive instead of the spinners bowling well. Ishant brought the Indian team back in the match. In this way, Captain Dhoni won the hearts of the people along with winning the Champions Trophy with another shocking decision.
Goodbye to ODI and T20 captaincy
After retiring from Test cricket, Mahendra Singh Dhoni also said goodbye to ODI and T20 captaincy in the same style in early 2017 for which he is known.
Sudden retirement from international cricket
Mahendra Singh Dhoni announced his retirement from international cricket in 2020. Mahendra Singh Dhoni had announced his sudden retirement from international cricket on social media.