MS Dhoni – The perfect creation of God. The best finisher we have ever seen, the greatest captain we’ve ever had. There is no one that can match Dhoni in the cricket field. He is discipline in human form. Thank you Dhoni for everything.
Today we present you 15 unbeatable records of Thala that’ll stay unbeatable forever.
1. Only Captain to win all three ICC Trophies
T20 World Cup in 2007, 2011 World Cup, Champions Trophy in 2013.
2. Most Matches as Captain
He captained India in 60 tests, 200 ODIs and 72 T20Is. He broke Ricky Ponting’s record of 324 matches.
3. Most Career Runs at No. 6
Most runs at the No. 6 position in ODIs – 4031 runs
4. Highest Individual Score by a wicket-keeper batsman in ODIs
183 not out against Sri Lanka in 2005.
5. MS Dhoni is the only captain to whitewash Australia on their own soil in the past 140 years.
6. Fastest to reach No. 1 of ICC ODI Rankings
He became the No. 1 batsman just after 42 innings – Dhoni still holds that record in his name.
7. Most Sixes in ODI as a Captain – 204 ODI sixes
8. Most ODI Games finished with a Six
He has finished NINE ODI games with a six
9. Most Successful Indian Captain in all three formats
Dhoni has won the most number of matches as the captain of India in all three formats combined.
10. Dhoni is the first Captain to take India at No. 1 in Tests
11. Most wins as a T20 Captain
He is the most successful T20I captain with 41 wins in a record 72 matches.
12. Dhoni is the first player to complete 10,000 ODI runs with 50+ average
13. Most Successful Indian wicket-keeper
With 294 dismissals in tests, 434 in ODIs and 87 in T20 internationals, he is the most successful Indian wicket-keeper ever.
14. Most Not-Outs by any player – 82..
15. The one and only player to win the World Cup with a Six.
Fun record: Most Times Bowled while playing as a WK