22 Quotes of Wisdom by ‘Captain Cool’: M. S. Dhoni

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni is an Indian Cricketer who grew to be the captain of Indian cricket team in a short period of time. He is occasionally being called as the ‘Captain Cool’ for always being calm under pressure. He has been one of the most successful captains of Indian cricket history.

He grew up in Ranchi, India and started playing cricket when a sports instructor at school pushed him to play cricket. Today, he is a successful & world renowned sportsman.

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22 Quotes of Wisdom by M. S. Dhoni:

1. “I never allow myself to be pressured.” – M. S. Dhoni

2. “Maybe because I bat aggressively and go for big hits at times, people tend to remember my batting. But I have always done well as a stumper, too.” – M. S. Dhoni

3. “For me, it’s important to build good partnerships rather than score centuries. Once, you have those partnerships, you will also get centuries.” – M. S. Dhoni

4. “If you don’t really have a dream, you can’t really push yourself; you don’t really know what the target is.” – M. S. Dhoni

5. “After one Olympics, if we invest in sports and say we will get a gold medal in the next Olympic, it doesn’t work like that in sports. How it works is that you provide the infrastructure, provide education about nutrition and health.” – M. S. Dhoni

6. “Gut feeling is all about the experiences that you have had in your life. It is about being in difficult scenarios, knowing what worked, what did not work, and then taking a decision.” – M. S. Dhoni

7. “It’s important to learn and not repeat the same mistakes. What’s done is done.” – M. S. Dhoni

8. “I love being in the present. I’m a person who lives very in the moment.” – M. S. Dhoni

9. “Getting up quite late in the morning, going and trying to clean my bikes – I have quite a few of them in Ranchi – spending some time with my family, my parents and friends. Going out for rides with my friends and having lunch or dinner at a roadside hotel – that’s my favourite time-pass. These are the sort of things that really excite me.” – M. S. Dhoni

10. “The era of playing aggressive cricket and to have the mid-on up is gone. You now try to read the mindset of a batsman.” – M. S. Dhoni

11. “You may earn whatever money you earn as a cricketer, but you want to play for your country. At the end of the day, you want to do something special. There are plenty of people who earn 50 crores or 100 crores as businessmen or big professionals or who are really doing well in business. But what gives pleasure to your mom and dad is the fame.”  – M. S. Dhoni

12. “One of my theories is to be captain on the field and off the field, you need to totally enjoy each other’s company. I don’t like discussing cricket off the field.” – M. S. Dhoni

13. “I believe in giving more than 100% on the field, and I don’t really worry about the result if there’s great commitment on the field. That’s victory for me.”  – M. S. Dhoni

14. “If you are good at studies, and you want to play cricket, you may work harder than any other person, but you may not achieve it. So it’s something you have to balance in life and be practical where you are good and then channelise your efforts in the right direction to be successful in life.” – M. S. Dhoni

15. “Self-confidence has always been one of my good qualities. I am always very confident. It is in my nature to be confident, to be aggressive. And it applies in my batting as well as wicketkeeping.” – M. S. Dhoni

16. “I don’t study cricket too much. Whatever I have learned or experienced is through cricket I’ve played on the field, and whatever little I have watched.” – M. S. Dhoni

17. “I have three dogs at home. Even after losing a series or winning a series, they treat me the same way.” – M. S. Dhoni

18. “For me, opposition is just another opposition.” – M. S. Dhoni

19. “From when I was a young boy, I read books on weapons and tanks and combat. I was so interested in the army.” – M. S. Dhoni

20. “I tell my wife she is only the third most important thing after my country and my parents, in that order.” – M. S. Dhoni

21. “I care most about how people live their lives, what choices they make, and how they get the best from themselves.” – M. S. Dhoni

22. “You only evolve with time, and that’s what I am trying to do.” – M. S. Dhoni

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