Mahendra Singh Dhoni lines up to sweep, India v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Ahmedabad, 1st day, December 18, 2005 © AFP

  • Dec 13, 2005

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh add to Sri Lanka's misery © AFP

  • Dec 13, 2005

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni was at his aggressive, innovative best during a maiden Test fifty © AFP

  • Dec 11, 2005

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni and VVS Laxman appeal - successfully - for the wicket of Mahela Jayawardene © AFP

  • Dec 11, 2005

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni was beaten by an unplayable legbreak from Muttiah Muralitharan © AFP

  • Dec 6, 2005

    Thilan Samaraweera sweeps during his unbeaten 35 © AFP

  • Nov 28, 2005

    Mark Boucher prepares to sweep as Mahendra Singh Dhoni looks on © Getty Images

  • Nov 28, 2005

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni celebrates as Andrew Hall loses his middle stump © AFP

  • Nov 16, 2005

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni is run out by a fine throw and some smart work by Mark Boucher © AFP

  • Nov 12, 2005

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni cracks one his nine boundaries during a belligerent 80 off 73 © AFP

  • Nov 12, 2005

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni's heroics with bat and glove earned him the Man of the Series award © AFP

  • Nov 12, 2005

    Yuvraj Singh douses Mahendra Singh Dhoni with water to celebrate his Man of the Series announcement © AFP

  • Nov 9, 2005

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Murali Kartik celebrate a wicket © AFP

  • Nov 9, 2005

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Murali Kartik combined to send back Mahela Jayawardene © AFP

  • Nov 9, 2005

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni completes a fine stumping to dismiss Mahela Jayawardene © AFP

  • Nov 5, 2005

    Rahul Dravid and MS Dhoni chat about the good times © AFP

  • Nov 3, 2005

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Suresh Raina celebrate a series-winning victory © AFP

  • Nov 3, 2005

    Kumar Sangakkara watches Mahendra Singh Dhoni launch into a six © AFP

  • Nov 3, 2005

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni clinches the series for India with a six © AFP