MS Dhoni is 33 runs away from becoming the 4th India to score 10,000 runs in One Day Internationals (ODIs). If he gets those 33 runs he will join Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid. Former Indian captain MS Dhoni recently turned 37 and is still as young as a person in his early 20’s, such is the level of his fitness. MS Dhoni has already led India to two World Cup wins (2007 Twenty20, 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup).
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If he gets those runs against England in Trent Bridge during the 1st ODI, he will join the most elite in Indian cricket. MS Dhoni recently also became the first wicketkeeper to take 50+ catches in T20I history and the first keeper to take 5 catches in an inning in T20I.
He is no stranger to records. The Ranchi Rambo has had a phenomenal IPL season, where he led Chennai Super Kings to victory on their return. The experience that he brings to the plate is invaluable to the Indian team. The streetsmart former Indian captain is the go-to man for Virat Kohli during referrals.
Here is the list of batsman who has got to the 10,000-run-mark.
Sachin Tendulkar: 18,426
Kumar Sangakkara: (14,234)
Ricky Ponting: (13,704)
Sanath Jayasuriya: (13,430)
Mahela Jayawardene: (12,650)
Jacques Kallis: (11,579)
Sourav Ganguly: (11,363)
Rahul Dravid: (10,889)
Brian Lara: (10,405)
Inzamam-ul Haq: (11,739)
Tillakaratne Dilshan: (10,290)
Meanwhile, Virat Kohli’s team India lock horns with hosts England in a three-match ODI series. India has been in great form but No 1 Ranked team England too would be no-pushovers at home. Eoin Morgan-led England recently whitewashed Australia in an ODI series where they also posted the highest ever score in cricket history 481 at Trent Bridge, the same ground which will host the 1st ODI on July 12.