Why MS Dhoni jersey number is 7, Dhoni revealed

By Kaif - February 11, 2024 - Last updated on Feb 11, 2024 02:47 PM
Why MS Dhoni jersey number is 7, Dhoni revealed

You all must know very well how deep is the connection between Dhoni and number 7. MS Dhoni led India to World Cup victory in 2007 (T20) and 2011 (ODI). Everyone praises him after seeing his contribution to Indian cricket. Honoring his legacy, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) retired the number 7 jersey in December 2023. Fans still want to know the truth about Dhoni's jersey number 7, why did he choose this number? So now Dhoni himself has revealed about number seven. People are often seen talking about Dhoni's jersey number. So let us know what Dhoni said about number 7?

Why MS Dhoni jersey number is 7

MS Dhoni told why his jersey number is 7: Dhoni was quoted by NDTV as saying, “No actually it was that time of the day when my parents decided that I would come into the world.” Hearing these words of Dhoni, everyone present there starts laughing. Then Dhoni further says, “I was born on 7th July and July is the seventh month. The year was 1981. Subtract 1 from 8 and 7 is seven, so it was very easy for me when I go there and they ask me what number do you want.

Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni is one of the most successful captains in white ball cricket, who is known for his match finishing abilities.

MS Dhoni Cricket Career

Why MS Dhoni jersey number is 7

In his illustrious career of 350 ODI matches, Dhoni scored 10,773 runs at an average of 50.57 and a strike rate of 87.56, which included 10 centuries and 73 half-centuries. In 90 Tests and 98 T20Is, he scored 4,876 and 1,617 runs respectively. Under his leadership, India also won the 2013 Champions Trophy, which was the last ICC win under his captaincy.

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