Mahendra Singh Dhoni affectionately called as Mahi or MSD is a dexterous right handed batsman who was born in Ranchi, Bihar. He is the present captain of the Indian team after Anil Kumble. His talent to remain cool and his ability to have a fallback plan whenever one of his plans goes for a toss, make him apt for the title "Captain Cool".
He is born to the happy couple Pan Singh and Devki Devi. His father was a manager in MECON and his mother is a home- maker. He entered into wedlock with his bosom buddy Sakshi who was his classmate in DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir,Jharkand. He has an elder sister called Jayanthi Gupta and brother called Narendra Singh Dhoni. He is blessed with a daughter Ziva and spends a lot of time with her.