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MS Dhoni of India plays during the second one day international between India and New Zealand at Blake Park in Tauranga, New Zealand.

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India's Yuzvendradra Chahal, right, celebrates dismissing New Zealand's Ross Taylor, left, with MS Dhoni, center, during a one day international cricket match between New Zealand and India in Napier, New Zealand.

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India's M.S. Dhoni and Kedar Jadhav embrace during their one day international cricket match against Australia in Melbourne, Australia.

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India's M.S. Dhoni (7) and teammate Dinesh Karthik celebrate their win over Australia during their one day international cricket match in Adelaide, Australia.

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India's M.S. Dhoni plays a shot against Australia during their one day international cricket match in Adelaide, Australia.

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Australia's Usman Khawaja plays a shot during their one day international cricket match against India in Adelaide, Australia.

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India’s M.S. Dhoni, right, goes past Australia’s Peter Handscomb, left, after Handscomb lost his wicket during their one day international cricket match in Adelaide, Australia.

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India's M.S. Dhoni drives the ball against Australia during their one day international cricket match in Sydney.

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India's Ravindra Jadeja, left, celebrates with teammate M.S. Dhoni after trapping Australia's Usman Khawaja, right, LBW during their one day international cricket match in Sydney.

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Indian cricketer MS Dhoni speaks with former Indian cricketer Rahul Dravid during the launch of a coffee table book on the journey of India Cements Ltd., in Chennai.

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He paid for the shoes so he tied the laces too! Ha, so we paraphrase an Instagram post by Sakshi Dhoni, adm­iring the wrists that bowlers fear perform a prosaic job. The piece, of course, is adm­irable because of Ms Dhoni herself, effortlessly chic in a skirt and a top, a cooler persona than the one we see cheering in IPL matches.

Cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni interacts with children during a promotional event in Mumbai.

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Cricketers Mahendra Singh Dhoni (R) and Hardik Pandya during the wedding reception of actors Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone in Mumbai.

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Has MSD got it in him to excel at the World Cup?

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M.S. Dhoni-captained India unexpectedly won the maiden edition of the ICC T20 World Cup in 2007 in South Africa. Skipper immaculate then led the team to the 50-over World Cup victory in 2011, himself hitting the winning six in the final. India’s other major titles were the Champions Trophy in 2002 and in 2015.

West Indies' Jason Holder bats during the fourth one-day international cricket match between India and West Indies in Mumbai.

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India's captain Virat Kohli, left, shares a light moment with teammate Mahendra Singh Dhoni after scoring 10,000 runs in one-day internationals during the second one-day international cricket match between India and West Indies in Visakhapatnam.

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India's wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, left, stumps out Bangladesh's Liton Das, right, during the final one day international cricket match of Asia Cup between India and Bangladesh, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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India's Kuldeep Yadav, center, celebrates with teammates the dismissal of Bangladesh's Liton Das during the final one day international cricket match of Asia Cup between India and Bangladesh, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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India's Mahendra Singh Dhoni bats during the final one day international cricket match of Asia Cup between India and Bangladesh, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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India's Mahendra Singh Dhoni, third left, leaves the field after losing his wicket as Afghanistan's Javed Ahmadi, second left, holds his wrist after he was hit by the ball during the one day international cricket match of Asia Cup between India and Afghanistan in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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India's Mahendra Singh Dhoni, left, checks the eye of Afghanistan's Najibullah Zadran during the one day international cricket match of Asia Cup between India and Afghanistan in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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India's Mahendra Singh Dhoni, left, stumps out Afghanistan's Javed Ahmadi, right, during the one day international cricket match of Asia Cup between India and Afghanistan in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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Bangladesh's Mushfiqur Rahim, left, plays a reverse sweep before he was caught out by India's Yuzvendra Chahal during the one day international cricket match of Asia Cup between India and Bangladesh in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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India's Mahendra Singh Dhoni reacts after playing a shot during the one day international cricket match of Asia Cup between India and Bangladesh in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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India's Yuzvendra Chahal, right, interacts with teammate Mahendra Singh Dhoni, center, as Hong Kong's Nizakat Khan, left, prepares to bat during the one day international cricket match of Asia Cup between India and Hong Kong in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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India's wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, left, breaks the stumps as Hong Kong's captain Anshuman Rath dives to successfully make it to the crease during the one day international cricket match of Asia Cup between India and Hong Kong in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni practice with ball in the nets a day before the third test match against Sri Lanka in Ahmadabad.

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In this file picture DMK chief M Karunanidhi is seen with cricketer MS Dhoni.

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BJP President Amit Shah meets Indian cricketer M S Dhoni during his 'Sampark for Samarthan' campaign to generate awareness about the NDA government's achievements, in New Delhi. Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal is also seen.

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Young Ziva, known for long by us as a baby blinking at the glare of cricket matches, has suddenly grown up, though not by so much as not to be dotingly carried by dad Dhoni. Thus they strode into the wedding reception of Praful Patel’s daughter Poorna. And Sakshi? If you draw inspiration from outlandish ’80s filmy apparel, who can sympathise?

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Cricketer MS Dhoni with wife Sakshi Dhoni and daughter Ziva at the wedding reception of NCP leader Praful Patel's daughter Poorna Patel in Mumbai.

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England's Joe Root watches the ball during the third One Day international against India, at Headingley in Leeds, England.

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England's Jos Buttler, left, and India's Mahendra Singh Dhoni in action during the third One Day international cricket match between England and India at Emerald Headingley, Leeds, England.

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India's Kuldeep Yadav, center right, acknowledges the crowd at the end of the England innings during the One Day International Series cricket match between England and India at Trent Bridge, Nottingham, England.

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India's MS Dhoni tumbles as he catches England captain Eoin Morgan, during the 2nd IT20 Series cricket match between England and India, at the Brightside Ground, in Bristol, England.

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Chennai Super Kings (CSK) skipper MS Dhoni being welcomed on his arrival at the Chennai Airport, in Chennai. CSK defeated SRH by 8 wickets to lift the IPL 2018 trophy on Sunday night.

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Chennai Super Kings' captain MS Dhoni plays a shot against Royal Challengers Bangalore during an IPL cricket match in Pune.

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Chennai Super Kings' Mahendra Singh Dhoni takes a shot during the IPL cricket T20 match against Kolkata Knight Riders in Kolkata.

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Chennai Super Kings' captain MS Dhoni plays a shot during IPL 2018 cricket match against Delhi Daredevils in Pune.

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Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Captain M S Dhoni celebrates with team mates after winning the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad during Indian Premier League (IPL) T 20 cricket match in Hyderabad.

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Chennai Super Kings captain M S Dhoni plays a shot during IPL T 20 match against Kings XI Punjab in Mohali.

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Cricketer MS Dhoni with Army personnel at the Defexpo2018, on the first day of the event in Chennai.

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Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Skipper MS Dhoni reacts after his dismissal during the IPL 2018 cricket match against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at MAC Stadium in Chennai.

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President Ram Nath Kovind confers Padma Bhushan to Indian cricketer M.S. Dhoni during the Padma Awards 2018 function at Rastrapati Bhawan in New Delhi

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South Africa's captain JP Duminy, right, plays a shot as India's wicketkeeper MS Dhoni, watches on during the second T20 cricket match between South Africa and India at Centurion Park in Pretoria, South Africa.

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Before the India-vs-Pakistan World T20 match at the Eden Gardens, 2016

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Indian wicket keeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni runs out South African batsman Dane Paterson during the 1st T20I cricket match in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Indian cricket team poses with captain Virat Kohli, who was awarded the Man of the Match and the Man of the Series trophies, after winning the match during the fourth ODI cricket match between South Africa and India in Pretoria, South Africa.

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South Africa's Hashim Amla at the wicket during the fifth ODI cricket match between South Africa and India in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

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Chennai Super Kings (CSK) skipper MS Dhoni flanked by India Cements Director Rupa Gurunath reacts during an event, in Chennai. CSK is set to return to IPL after serving a two-year suspension in the wake of the match-fixing scandal.

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Cricketer MS Dhoni with wife and daughter arrive for the wedding reception of Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma in Mumbai.

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Indian batsman M S Dhoni plays a shot during a T20 cricket match against Sri Lanka at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

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India's captain Rohit Sharma with MS Dhoni during a practice session on the eve of the econd ODI cricket match against Sri Lanka, in Mohali.

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India's Mahendra Singh Dhoni plays a shot during the first ODI match against Sri Lanka at the HPCA Stadium in Dharamshala.

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Former cricket captain and honorary Lt Col M S Dhoni takes a round of the cricket ground where he was chief guest at the final match of Chinar Cricket Primer League at Kunzar in Baramulla district of north Kashmir.

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Former cricket captain and honorary Lt Col M S Dhoni giving autographs to fans at a cricket ground where he was chief guest at the final match of Chinar Cricket Primer League at Kunzar in Baramulla district of north Kashmir.

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Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni bats during the second Twenty20 cricket match against New Zealand in Rajkot.

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India's Ashish Nehra greets by Virat Kohli and Mahendra Singh Dhoni after his retirement from all forms of cricket during the first T20 match against New Zealand at Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in New Delhi.

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India's wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni prepares to take the catch to dismiss New Zealand's Kane Williamson during their third one-day international cricket match in Kanpur.

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India's Hardik Pandya, right, celebrates with teammate Mahendra Singh Dhoni, second right, the dismissal of New Zealand's Ross Taylor during their second one-day international cricket match in Pune.

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Cricketer MS Dhoni and actor Ranbir Kapoor in action during the Celebrity Clasico 2017 match betweem Heart FC and Stars FC in Mumbai.

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Indian captain Virat Kohali with Wicketkeeper MS Dhoni during their second T20 cricket match against Australia, in Guwahati.

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Indian wicketkeeper MS Dhoni appeals unsuccessfully for the wicket of Australian cricketer Travis Head during the 5th ODI cricket match at Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Jamtha, Nagpur.

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Indian wicketkeeper MS Dhoni runs out Australian batsman James Faulkner during the 5th ODI cricket match at Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Jamtha, Nagpur.

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Skipper Virat Kohli and M S Dhoni play football during a practice session at Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru ahead of the 4th One Day International cricket match against Australia.

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Indian Cricketer M S Dhoni with Manish Pandey shakes hand with Australian players after win the 3rd one day international (ODI) cricket match against Australia at Holkar Stadium in Indore.

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Indian cricket team players M S Dhoni and Ravindra Jadeja during the practice session at MPCA Holkar Stadium in Indore.

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India's MS Dhoni and Hardik Pandya during the 1st one day international (ODI) cricket match in the India-Australia series at M A Chidhambaram stadium in Chennai.

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India's MS Dhoni and Hardik Pandya run between the wickets during the first India-Australia One Day International (ODI) cricket match being played at the M A Chidhambaram stadium in Chennai.

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India's M Pandey kisses his bat as Mahendra Singh Dhoni looks on after winning T20 match against Sri Lanka in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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India's wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and teammates celebrates wicket of Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews being stumped by him during a T20 match in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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Members of Indian cricket team pose with the winners trophy after their win over Sri Lanka in their fifth and last one-day international cricket match in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Indian won the match by six wickets.

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India's Mahendra Singh Dhoni rides a vehicle carrying fellow team members and the winning trophy after their win over Sri Lanka in the fifth and last one-day international cricket match in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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India's Virat Kohli and Mahendra Singh Dhoni during a practice session ahead of the 4th ODI match against Sri Lanka, in Colombo.

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India's Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Rohit Sharma after India won the 3rd ODI match against Sri Lanka at Kendy.

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India's Rohit Sharma and Mahendra Singh Dhoni during a practice session at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium at Pallekele, Kandy in Sri Lanka.

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Srilanka's Akila Dananjaya greets India's Bhuvneshwar Kumar as India's MS Dhoni walks after win the match against Srilanka during the second ODI match at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium at Pallekele, Kandy in Sri Lanka.

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Sri Lanka's Lasith Malinga is stumped by Indian wicket-keeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni during the first ODI match at Rangiri Dambulla International Cricket Stadium in Dambulla, Sri Lanka.

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Fans surround cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni at the inauguration of his Sports Store 'Seven' at Nucleus Mall, in Ranchi.

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India's MS Dhoni leaves the field after being dismissed by West Indies' Jerome Taylor during a T20I at Sabina Park cricket ground in Kingston, Jamaica.

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West Indies' captain Jason Holder plays a leg glance through the legs of India's wicket keeper MS Dhoni during their fifth ODI at the Sabina Park cricket ground in Kingston, Jamaica.

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MS Dhoni plays a shot during the fourth ODI cricket match against West Indies at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in North Sound, Antigua and Barbuda.

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India's captain Virat Kohli, left, and wicket keeper MS Dhoni, right, talk to the umpire after West Indies' captain Jason Holder was dismissed during their third ODI cricket match at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in North Sound, Antigua and Barbuda.

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West Indies' Rovman Powell plays a shot under the watch of India's wicket keeper MS Dhoni during their third ODI cricket match at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in North Sound, Antigua and Barbuda.

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Cricketers M S Dhoni and Shikhar Dhawan arrive at the screening of film 'Sachin: A Billion Dreams', in Mumbai.

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Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar with M S Dhoni before the screening of 'Sachin: A Billion Dreams' film, in Mumbai.

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Mumbai Indians Jasprit Bumrah celebrates the wicket of M S Dhoni during the IPL 10 Final match between Rising Pune Supergiants and Mumbai Indians, in Hyderabad.

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Rising Pune Supergiants Skipper Steve Smith with team mates celebrate the wicket of Ambati Rayudu during the IPL 10 Final match between Rising Pune Supergiants and Mumbai Indians, in Hyderabad.

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Rising Pune Supergaints batsman M.S.Dhoni plays a shot during the IPL match against Royal Challengers Bangalore, in Pune.

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Royal challengers Bangalore batsman Virat Kohli plays a shot during the IPl T20 match played against Rising Pune Supergiants in Pune.

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Rising Pune Supergiants’ MS Dhonii in action during the IPL match against Sunrisers Hyderabad, in Pune.

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Cricketer M S Dhoni (C) bats in the net during a practice session ahead of 3rd T20 match against England at Chinnaswamy stadium, in Bengaluru.

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Indian batsman M S Dhoni acknowledging crowd after completing his half century during 2nd ODI Match against England at Barabati Stadium, in Cuttack.

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India's M S Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh cross for runs during the 2nd ODI Match against England at Barabati Stadium, in Cuttack.

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Kohli, Dhoni at the Celebrity Clasico charity match in Mumbai

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Indian Captain M S Dhoni celebrate with his team after their victory over New Zealand during the 5th ODI cricket match, in Visakhapatnam.

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni, center, and Amit Mishra, center right, celebrate the wicket of New Zealand's Kane Williamson with their team members during the forth one-day international cricket match against New Zealand, in Ranchi.

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