Facts about Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s Cricket career
Some facts about Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s Cricket career
- He was captain for 60 test matches out of total 90 he had played.
- He also holds best record of most Test matches wins as India captain i.e. 27 wins, beating Sourav Ganguly’s earlier 21 test matches wins record.
- He had started his Test career in 2005 as wicket-keeper against Sri Lanka and for the first time he became captain of Indian Test Cricket team in 2008.
- He also hold record for stumping around 134 players in all the three match formats of cricket by surpassing Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara.
- In his Test career, he has scored 4876 runs in 144 innings and his highest Test score is 224 runs.
- He also is first Indian batsman to complete 10,000 runs or more as captain in international cricket, joining Ricky Ponting (15440), Graeme Smith (14878), Stephen Fleming (11561) and Allan Border (11062).
- He also had led India in two unprecedented ICC World Cup titles (2007-Twenty20 World Championships and the 2011-ODI World Cup).