India’s dearest ‘Captain Cool’ is one of the most loved players in the history of cricket. Even now, fans are excited each time MS steps onto the field. MS Dhoni’s career, both as a captain and as a player, is studded with many achievements and records. As Dhoni celebrates his 41st birthday on July 7, 2022, here are some of his unbroken records-
- Most International matches as skipper | MS Dhoni was the captain of the Indian cricket squad in 200 ODIs, 60 Tests and 72 T20Is before he resigned on August 15, 2020. He drove India in a sum of 332 worldwide matches, which is at present the most by any skipper.
- Most not-outs in ODI matches | Being an expert finisher, Dhoni stayed not out 84 times in his career. Just Chaminda Vaas and Shaun Pollock are near breaking this record of Dhoni as the two of them hold the second right on target the rundown with 72 not outs in ODIs
- Most runs by a wicketkeeper in ODI innings | MS Dhoni crushed 183* against Sri Lanka in an ODI in 2005. It is the most elevated score by a wicketkeeper in an ODI inning and to this date, Dhoni holds that record.
- Fastest to arrive at the No. 1 spot in ICC ODI batsmen rankings | After only 42 innings, Dhoni involved reached the No.1 position in the ICC rankings for ODI batsmen. He turned into the quickest player to the No.1 position beating Australian skipper Ricky Ponting.
- Most stumpings in International cricket | In 538 worldwide matches that Dhoni played, he had performed 195 stumpings flawlessly. The main other player who come near the record is Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara with 139 stumpings. As Sangakkara has additionally resigned, this record also appears to be unapproachable.
- Quickest stumping in cricket history | Dhoni’s lightning-speedy stumpings left the crowd excited and specialists scratching their heads on many events. Dhoni required simply 0.08 seconds to stump
West Indian batsman Keemo Paul during an ODI match in 2018. He broke his own record of 0.09 seconds to accomplish the accomplishment.
- Winner of all 3 ICC Trophies as a captain | Dhoni stays the only captain to have won every one of the three significant ICC Trophies. Dhoni originally won the ICC T20 World Cup in 2008. It was trailed by the 2011 50-over World Cup. Dhoni finished the set when he drove India to success in the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy. No other captain in the history of cricket has managed to repeat this feat in cricket
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