5. One of the Fittest Athletes
This is one factor which not many experts emphasize on. For any sportsperson to be considered as one of the greats, it has to play for a long period of time. This can only be achieved only when player is fit. Dhoni has hardly faced any fitness issues apart from occasional injuries. He is one of the quickest between the wickets as he is behind the stumps. MS Dhoni can play shortest format of the game for many more years provided he wants to.