British cricketer dies due to injuries suffered after being hit on the chest during Division 3 match in British Tamil League.
Dhoni, who turned 34, has achieved great feats during his 10-year long career but here's a quick look at the year gone by.
Sri Lanka will play a five matches ODI series against Pakistan starting July 15.
Lionel Messi, has now lost a World Cup and two Copa America finals despite his success with Barcelona.
South Africa won the second T20 by 31 runs and ceased the series 2-0.
Kevin Pietersen hit a cracking 158 at a strike rate of 84 to dash all Australian hopes in the 2005 Ashes.
The Misbah-ul-Haq-led side rode on Younis Khan's unbeaten 171 to script a seven-wicket win on Tuesday.
The Test series would be India's first in Sri Lanka after five years.
Sachin Tendulkar posted a special message for birthday boy MS Dhoni on his Twitter account.
Younis faced 271 balls in his marathon unbeaten knock, hitting 18 boundaries in his 11th 150-plus score.
Yuvraj Singh wished MS Dhoni by sharing a picture with the India ODI skipper on his official Facebook page.
Ashes 2015: David Warner, fined twice by the ICC in the last 18 months, is walking an especially fine line.
Mark Butcher also opined that Ashes is still the biggest draw in England despite the rise of various T20 leagues.
Ajinkya Rahane, while addressing the media, took out a moment to wish India's regular ODI skipper MS Dhoni a very happy birthday.
Murali Vijay said that he has not had a decent run in ODIs, but insisted he was not blaming anyone.
Kevin Pietersen was disturbed by something behind the bowler's arm but Mitchell Johnson was not pleased.
Nick Kyrgios was the subject of a barrage of criticism back home for his on-court antics when he was beaten by Richard Gasquet.
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The WBO said it is against rules for boxers to hold world titles in multiple weight classes.
So far, the ED has investigated 15 other cases of over Rs 2,000 crore involving Modi and others under FEMA.
The win at Antwerp secured a 5th place finish for India and brought the side one step closer to qualification for the Rio Olympics.
Iran won the gold at the Asian Beach Games at Thailand, comprehensively beating India 40-31 in the group stage.
The Ashes: Mitchell Starc will form the core of Aussie bowling line up alongside Mitchell Johnson and Josh Hazlewood.
Been in and out of the India set-up, Robin Uthappa knows Zimbabwe tour could be his last chance to grab a starring role.
Nani arrived in Istanbul late on Sunday and received a raucous welcome from Fenerbahce fans.
Mohammad Hafeez underwent a bio-mechanic test on his bowling action at Chennai.
Pakistan will enter the final day's play needing a further 147 runs with eight wickets in hand.
Andy Murray too made his way into the last-eight at the Wimbledon.
MS Dhoni had said that the Mumbai batsman has 'problems in rotating the strike in slow sub-continental conditions.'
Top seeds Sania and Swiss legend Martina downed their opponents 6-4 6-3 in just 66 minutes.
The chase of 221 was also the highest by the eves on Indian soil and second highest overall.
Virat Kohli is the lone Indian batsman featuring in the top-10 list.
Rory McIlroy's clash with double major winner Jordan Spieth was expected to be the highlight of the upcoming British Open.
Serena Williams had held the top spot for 124 consecutive weeks and was the oldest woman to hold the position since 1975.
India women's team's lone Olympic appearance was at Moscow in 1980.
Carli Llyod celebrated a first World Cup win while adding the Golden Ball award as the tournament's top player to a glittering resume.