MS Dhoni becomes the 12th international cricketer to score 10,000 ODI runs. He joins an elite list comprising of greats like Sachin Tendulkar (18426), Kumar Sangakkara (14234). The other Indians in the coveted club are Rahul Dravid (10889) and Sourav Ganguly (11363). MS Dhoni also became fifth fastest to the feat. Also Read - Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni In Yahoo’s List Of Most-Searched Personalities This Year
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Here is the list MS Dhoni is a part of now.
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)
MS Dhoni also became the 4th wicketkeeper in the history of the game to take 300 catches in ODI cricket. Kumar Sangakkara is at one in this list.
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During the T20I series, he became the only cricketer to take 5 catches in an inning and the only keeper to take 50 T20I catches.
These stats are just a testament to the level of fitness he still maintains.
Meanwhile. India is playing the 2nd ODI at Lord’s against England. India leads the series 1-0 and has the chance of creating history. England has scored 322, thanks to Jos Buttler’s 12th century and Willey quickfire 50 off 31 balls. For India, Kuldeep once again was the pick of the bowlers he bagged a 3-fer.
India got off to a poor start, and Rohit Sharma departed first for 15 runs. Shikhar Dhawan fell for 36 and Kohli for 45, Kohli departed with the game in the balance at 140 in 27 overs. He was leg before wicket. MS Dhoni finally got past the score with India on 208 in the 43rd over.
India require another 115 runs with 3 wickets and 42 balls remaining