In a surprise move, Mahendra Singh Dhoni stepped down as minimal overs captain of the Indian cricket group, consequently drawing drapes to his remarkable leadership job.
The Ranchi boy, that has led India to the 2007 ICC T20 World Cup, 2011 50-over World Cup and also the 2013 Champions Trophy, has certainly etched his name amongst the greats of Indian cricket.
Dhoni has actually taken India to lots of memorable success with the bat and also has actually carried out some fantastic stumpings behind the stumps throughout his profession.
The Quint has a look at 7 interesting records held by MS Dhoni in global cricket.
1. Most Centuries While Batting at Number 7 in ODIs
MS Dhoni strikes a shot throughout the initial one-day worldwide match versus England.
MS Dhoni hits a shot during the first one-day international match against England.
MS Dhoni has actually scored 9 centuries in his ODI occupation from 278 matches. He has racked up 2 centuries while batting at number 7 in ODIs, which is the most by any type of batsman in ODIs while batting at number 7.
He has racked up one ODI hundred for India while batting at number seven against Pakistan in Chennai in 2012 while the various other century he scored for Asia XI versus Africa XI in 2007 additionally in Chennai.
Generally, there are 12 batsmen who have racked up at the very least a century while batting at number 7 in ODIs for their corresponding countries.
2. Most Sixes in International Cricket as Captain
MS Dhoni has actually captained India in 324 worldwide suits till date and also scored 10,964 runs. He has hit 204 sixes in global cricket as captain of the Indian group, one of the most by any type of captain in worldwide cricket. Ricky Ponting is in the second area with 171 6s from 324 matches as a captain of Australia World XI.
3. The majority of Stumpings in International Cricket
MS Dhoni is not known just on the planet for his out of the box thinking captaincy but additionally for his speed behind the stumps as a wicket-keeper. MS Dhoni has asserted 148 stumpings in 439 worldwide suits, one of the most by any kind of wicket-keeper in global cricket till day. There are only 3 wicket-keepers in history of international cricket who have greater than 100 stumpings to their name.
4. Highest possible Score by a Wicket-Keeper Batsman in an ODI Innings
MS Dhoni racked up 183 * against Sri Lanka while batting at number 3 as a wicket-keeper on 31 October 2005 in Jaipur. The Ranchi developed the record of the most runs racked up by a wicket-keeper batsman in an ODI innings. He had actually hit 15 fours and also 10 sixes in the suit and also took India to victory.
5. The majority of Runs Scored Without Scoring a Fifty in T20Is
MS Dhoni has actually racked up 1069 runs in T20Is as captain of India in 70 matches, the most by any type of captain in T20I history. He has a highest possible rating of 48 * which means he hasn’t already racked up a fifty in T20Is yet and consequently he has racked up one of the most runs in T20Is without racking up a fifty.
The next batsman in the listing is Gary Wilson of Ireland that has racked up 673 runs from 46 T20I suits for Ireland without scoring a fifty.
6. Many T20I Matches Won as Captain
MS Dhoni has actually captained India in 70 T20I suits and out of which India have actually won 41 matches. The wicket-keeper batsman has won one of the most variety of matches as captain in T20Is.
The next captain in the checklist is West Indies’ Darren Sammy who has actually won 27 T20I matches as captain.
7. Most Times Bowled in International Cricket While Playing as a Wicket-Keeper
MS Dhoni has bowled a spell in 9 international matches while playing as a wicket-keeper. Captain cool has actually bowled the most variety of spells in worldwide cricket while playing as a wicket-keeper.
MS Dhoni has actually bowled 132 spheres in international cricket from 439 matches as well as taken only one wicket. There are six wicket-keepers in the background of worldwide cricket apart from MS Dhoni that have actually bowled greater than as soon as in their jobs while playing as a wicket-keeper.
(Courtesy: Wikipedia, ESPNcricinfo and ICC)