Happy Birthday MS Dhoni: Mahendra Singh Dhoni, former captain of the Indian cricket team, is celebrating his 42nd birthday on Friday. Born on 7 July 1981 in Ranchi, MS Dhoni has achieved many big achievements in his career. He is the only captain in the world who has won all the major ICC events. There are many such records of Dhoni which are difficult for any player to achieve and every player dreams of this.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the former captain of the Indian cricket team, is known for his simplicity and calmness in taking decisions in difficult situations.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni is counted among the most successful captains in international cricket. Dhoni is the only captain to win all three ICC trophies. Under the captaincy of Dhoni, India won the T20 World Cup in 2007, under his captaincy in 2011, India won the World Cup title for the second time. At the same time, under the captaincy of Dhoni, India also won the ICC Champions Trophy title in 2013.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni is considered to be the best wicketkeeper in the cricket world. Mahi holds the record for most stumpings in international cricket. Mahi has stumped players the most in international cricket, 192 times. According to ESPNcricinfo, he holds the record for 38 stumpings in Tests, 120 in ODIs and 34th stumping in T20s. It is the desire of every wicketkeeper to reach this record of his.
Best score as a wicketkeeper
Dhoni has the highest individual score as a wicket-keeper batsman. He played a brilliant inning of 183 not out against Sri Lanka on 31 October 2005 at Jaipur. During this, he had hit 15 fours and 10 sixes. Earlier this record was with Adam Gilchrist who scored 172 runs. This record of Dhoni is still unstoppable, although many wicket-keeper batsmen are trying to break it.
Record of captaincy in most matches for India
MS Dhoni holds the record for captaining the most number of matches for India in ODI cricket. He has captained 200 matches for Team India. Along with this, he is also the highest run-scorer for India as captain in ODIs. India has never seen a captain as successful as him.
Record of most wins in knockout matches
Mahendra Singh Dhoni holds the record for most consecutive wins in not out matches. This champion captain has so far led the team to victory in a total of 8 consecutive knockout matches. After this, the rest of the captains have been able to reach the figure of 6 matches only.