Sporting long locks, MS Dhoni made everyone sit up and take notice of him on his ODI debut.
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MS Dhoni (L) and Chennai Super Kings owner N Srinivasan.
Former Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar sharing a joke with MS Dhoni. (Getty Images)
Former Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni with his daughter Ziva.
MS Dhoni first captained India in the 2007 World T20 - a title India went on to capture.
MS Dhoni with his daughter Ziva. (Image: Twitter)
MS Dhoni (R) celebrates after the 2007 World T20 win.
MS Dhoni poses with the ICC World Cup.
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MS Dhoni enacts a run-out against Bangladesh's Sabbir Rahman.
MS Dhoni with wife Sakshi Dhoni and daughter Ziva Dhoni.
MS Dhoni also served with the Army after the 2019 World Cup. He is a honorary lieutenant colonel in the parachute regiment of the Indian army.
MS Dhoni in action during the 2019 World Cup.
MS Dhoni hasn't played a match for India since the 2019 World Cup semi-final against New Zealand and his future in the side is still very much in the air.