15 Epic Quotes on MS Dhoni that proves why he is a Legend!

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is an inspiration to countless people in the world. He is celebrating his birthday as he turns 37 today. MS Dhoni is known for the knack of smart captaincy, swift stumping, quick running between the wickets, last ball six, helicopter shots, ICC trophies and so on.

Sometimes we just run short of adjectives to describe MSD in one word. He has done so much for India and is still extending his valuable contributions to the Indian cricket team. He is working behind the scenes to guide the current skipper Virat Kohli.

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MS Dhoni is the only captain in the history of cricket to have won 3 ICC trophies – ICC World Cup 2007, ICC World Cup 2011 and ICC Champions Trophy 2013. Now let’s take a look at the epic quotes by cricket legends on MS Dhoni:

#1. “Dhoni is one of the finest leaders in the game in the last 30 years and is at par with the likes of Imran Khan, Mark Taylor and Arjuna Ranatunga.” – Ian Chappell

#2. “If I am supposed to select a team, Sachin will be the opener and Dhoni will be the captain” – Steve Waugh

#3. “He has that uniqueness to respond to a tough situation with ease. He does not involve himself much emotionally, and that’s his quality. India is lucky to have a captain like Dhoni” – VVS Laxman

#4. “The best compliment for me is when someone says they’ll pay to watch me play, And I can say that I’ll pay to watch MS Dhoni bat. MS is not the next Gilchrist. He’s the first MS Dhoni.” – Adam Gilchrist

#5. “He is a great leader by example. Someone whom I have always admired.” – Rahul Dravid

#6. “When I die, the last thing I want to see is the SIX that Dhoni hit in the 2011 World Cup Final” – Sunil Gavaskar

#7. “If 15 runs are needed off the last over, pressure is on the bowler… not on MS Dhoni” – Ian Bishop

#8. “Dhoni is the greatest captain of our country. His recor++d is proof of that” – Sourav Ganguly

#9. “I am really gifted to play under the leadership of MSD” – Mike Hussey

#10. “Dhoni has the respect of all other playing nations. I’ve found him to be a really strong leader” – Glenn McGrath

#11. “I am learning the ropes of captaincy from MS Dhoni” – Dwayne Bravo

#12. “Dhoni is the best captain I have played under” – Sachin Tendulkar

#13. “Dhoni is my Hero. We talk a lot about Sachin Tendulkar & Virender Sehwag, But this boy has as much as talent as anyone on the game” – Kapil Dev

#14. After the World Cup 2011 final, “Dear Mahi, The moments of our journey will stay with me forever” – Sachin Tendulkar

#15. “Dhoni is the only one in this World who can smash yorkers for SIXES” – Wasim Akram

Hailing from Chennai, Chaithanya G is the Managing Director of TheYouth. He has dedicated his whole life to reading and writing.