5 players you might not know who have captained MS Dhoni


MS Dhoni is called as Captain Cool due to his calm and composed approach during the match. He rarely shows any emotions in his face during the match. MS Dhoni as a captain is celebrated all over the world. MS Dhoni is the only captain in the history of the game to win all the 3 ICC Trophies. As a youngster he led the Indian team to the T20 WC glory in 2007, he led the Indian team to the 2011 World Cup win and to ICC Champions trophy glory in 2013. MS Dhoni has also led Chennai Super Kings to the IPL glory for 5 times. But here are the 5 captains you might not know whom MS Dhoni has played under.

5. Suresh Raina

In the Champions league 2012, MS Dhoni decided to play under Suresh Raina for CSK. This match took place in Durban against Yorkshire. He also gave the wicket keeping duties to Wriddhiman Saha in that match.

4. Ajinkya Rahane

In IPL 2017, Steve Smith was leading the Rising Pune SuperGiants. Due to his unwell, Ajinkya Rahane was given the captaincy of RPS. MS Dhoni just played as a wicketkeeper in that match against Delhi Capitals. RPS went on to lose that match by huge margin.

3. Harbhajan Singh

Harbhajan Singh captained the team Air India Blue in which MS Dhoni played. MS Dhoni scored a blistering 106 runs off 61 balls with 7 fours and sixes each. Dhoni and Manvinder Bisla helped Air India get to a score of 362/1 in 42 overs and they went on to win that match comfortably.

2. Varun Aaron

MS Dhoni played under Varun Aaron at Jharkhand. In the 2015 Vijay Hazare Trophy MS Dhoni played as a wicketkeeper for Jharkhand. Jharkhand lost to Delhi in the Quater-finals that year and Gujarat went on to win the Vijay Hazare Trophy beating Delhi comfortably by 139 runs.

1. Mahela Jayawardene

When Asia XI played against Africa XI in the year 2007, Mahela Jayawardene was captaining the Asia XI in which MS Dhoni has played as a wicketkeeper. MS Dhoni and Mahela Jayawardene both scored a century in the same match, their partnership was one of the highlights of the tournament. 

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