MS Dhoni is a former Indian cricket captain and wicket-keeper batsman.

He was born on July 7, 1981, in Ranchi, Bihar (now Jharkhand), India.

Dhoni made his debut for India in December 2004 and went on to become one of the country's greatest cricketers.

He is the only captain to win all three ICC trophies – the T20 World Cup in 2007, the 50-over World Cup in 2011, and the Champions Trophy in 2013.

Dhoni is also one of the most successful IPL captains, having led the Chennai Super Kings to three IPL titles.

He is known for his calm and composed demeanor on and off the field, earning him the nickname "Captain Cool."

Dhoni announced his retirement from international cricket on August 15, 2020, after playing 350 ODIs, 90 Tests, and 98 T20Is for India.

He is married to Sakshi Singh Rawat, and the couple has a daughter named Ziva.