Mahendra Singh Dhoni was born in Ranchi, Jharkhand to Pan Singh and Devaki Devi. His paternal village Lvali is in the Lamgarha block of the Almora District of Uttarakhand. Dhoni's parents, moved from Uttarakhand to Ranchi where Pan Singh worked in junior management positions in MECON. Dhoni has a sister Jayanti and a brother Narendra. Dhoni had long hair which he has now shortened; he cut it because he wanted to look like his favourite film star John Abraham.
Dhoni is a fan of Adam Gilchrist, and his childhood idols were cricket teammate Sachin Tendulkar, Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan and singer Lata Mangeshkar. Dhoni studied at DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir, Shyamali, now the school is known as JVM , Shyamli,Ranchi , Jharkahnd where he initially excelled in badminton and football and was selected at district and club level in these sports.
Dhoni was a goalkeeper for his football team and was sent to play cricket for a local cricket club by his football coach. Though he had not played cricket, Dhoni impressed with his wicket-keeping skills and became the regular wicketkeeper at the Commando cricket club 1995-1998. Based on his performance at club cricket, he was picked for the 1997-1998 season Vinoo Mankad Trophy Under 16 Championship and he performed well. Dhoni focused on cricket after his 10th standard.
A exciting talent future out from Bihar, Mahendra Singh Dhoni tends to strain out and cover the actress by extending his wrists. Surprisingly talented, innate and brought up in Jharkhand, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the Soldier wicket-keeper, with his stately tallness, athletic body and neck-length tresses not to verbalise of his awesome stuffing became a displace worker in no dimension.
Amerindian cricketers last pin-up boy, Dhoni began his sports vocation as a sport netminder in refine. After he switched to cricket. In 1999 he was designated for the Ranji Accolade and the interruption is record. His ODI entry was in 2004 and check debut in 2005. Self-confidence has e'er been one of his peachy qualities and he thinks that his hairstyle is one of the features of his personality.
In 2006, his excellence in stuffing has settled him in the indorse relation among ODI batsmen.Indian cricketer and the new captain of the Asiatic aggroup. Initially established as an extravagantly flamboyant and caustic batsman, Dhoni has come to be regarded as one of the coolest heads to policeman the Amerindic ODI broadside. Low his place, India won the 2007 ICC World Twenty20 Cup.