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Mahendra Singh Dhoni is a whole lot of issues – a batsman who can change a game single-handedly even with out boundaries, a wicketkeeper who can likes to bowl often, a pacesetter on area who instructions respect even off it, a serial hairstyle-changer and function mannequin for each players and followers.
But above all, Mahi is a cricketer like no different; in step with his ‘Captain Cool’ moniker, he’s the keeper of cool each on and off the area by the sheer pressure of his character. Be it his sarcastic one-liners or witty taunts, unconventional shots or playing choices, he does the whole lot otherwise and in the good method potential.
As Dhoni celebrates his 34th birthday immediately, here’s a have a look at what makes him stand out because the literal captain of cool.
He has the very best responses to questions he does not wish to reply
Picture this – A T20 World Cup is happening, India is not performing too effectively and persons are speaking about an obvious divide in the team. What does the captain do? He brings the whole team to a press convention to painting the unity. He is requested if India’s tail is under-performing, he replies ‘Now even PETA has mentioned you may’t cosmetically take away the tail.’ You ask him concerning the controversial DRS that India refuses to simply accept, he says ‘We do not want watchman who guards us 9 to six & then leaves us on our personal’. And that is the way you reply to questions you do not wish to reply. No surprise Mahi offers us probably the most quotable quotes!
He has won each trophy there may be to win (and needs to repeat it)
What are a few of the greatest trophies in cricket that any team can win? World Cup, World Twenty20 Championship, Champions Trophy, ICC Test Mace, ICC ODI Shield and the Border-Gavaskar Trophy (in the event you’re India). And MS Dhoni has won all of them in his decade-long profession! From winning the maiden T20 World Cup in 2007 on his captaincy debut to main India to a World Cup victory on residence soil and serving to India keep the high spot in the Test rankings, he’s probably the most successful Indian captain. (We should not even mentioning the club titles right here) But this isn’t sufficient, in the phrases of the person himself, “I do not thoughts repeating the whole lot.”
He can mild up a match with solely the stump mic
His on-field antics should not restricted to trophies alone, and he does not always want a bat to mild up a game, Dhoni’s dialog snippets caught on the stump mic can elicit a smile from even his staunchest critics. While most keepers will reserve the sledgng for the opposition, Dhoni does not hesitate to take the mickey of his personal team mates. Sample these hilarious one-liners overheard on the stump mic –
Oye Sree udhar girlfriend nahi hai, idhar aa ja thoda (Hey Sree, your girlfriend is not there. Move forward.)
‘Vijay apna hello fielder hai use catch lene ke liye hello aage rakha hai, off mein ball fenk.’ (Vijay is in our team; he’s positioned in that place to take a catch, preserve bowling on the off-stump)
‘Ye ghoomega toh Pujara ko isiliye idhar rakha hai, voh udhar taali bajaane ke liye nahi hai’ (If the ball turns, I’ve stored Pujara in the slips for catching solely; he is not standing there simply to clap).
He loves his bikes
When not entertaining us on the cricket area along with his shots and phrases, he might be discovered being entertained by Bollywood. In reality, his as soon as well-known locks, admired by Pervez Musharraf himself, was supposedly impressed by his now good pal John Abraham’s look in Dhoom. And similar to Kabir, he’s in love along with his quick racing bikes. Dhoni owns a formidable assortment of over 20 bikes, from a modest Yamaha to the fashionable Harley Davidson and a swanky Ducati. His vehicles consists of the Hummer H2 and the Audi Q7 and he likes to trip on the streets of his hometown in Ranchi, which has even landed him in hassle as soon as. And his love for velocity seeps into his cricket as effectively, be it his excessive strike-rate or the comparability of Indian fielding to a automotive engine (with out hybrid gas).
He loves his canines much more
Dhoni loves canines – be it his pedigree pets at residence or a security canines at stadiums and even stray canines. He has had a number of pet canines at residence; Sam, a German shepherd, Zara, a black Labrador, Zoya, a Weimaraner and Leah. He can also be typically seen twiddling with canines at cricket stadiums and even adopted canines from shelters. Isn’t is great to see the powerful Indian captain as a young animal-lover!
Thts prince,golden retriever on the pune stadium http://t.co/ynFeTj1Rck
— Mahendra Singh Dhoni (@msdhoni) May 1, 2013
Adopted a rescued pup from Hope and Animal Trust Ranchi .v call her Leah in English and Liya in Hindi pic.twitter.com/Kf2AdCum0q
— Mahendra Singh Dhoni (@msdhoni) August 1, 2013
Thts Belgium shepherd, was fairly aggressive however good trying pic.twitter.com/xprukWdMDf
— Mahendra Singh Dhoni (@msdhoni) October 12, 2013
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