Mahendra Singh Dhoni is celebrating his 42nd birthday on Friday, July 7, 2023. Dhoni said goodbye to international cricket in 2020. Dhoni is the only captain to win 3 ICC trophies for India. Under Dhoni’s captaincy, Team India won the first ICC trophy (T20 World Cup 2007) in 2007. Dhoni is currently seen playing for Chennai Super Kings in IPL. Dhoni started his international career in 2004 with an ODI match against Bangladesh. Now he plays only in IPL. Dhoni led Chennai Super Kings to victory in IPL 2023 under his captaincy. Chennai became champion for the 5th time in IPL.
There are many records in the name of Dhoni in international cricket. There are some records that no one has broken yet and Dhoni is at number one among them.
Most Test wicketkeeping captains in 60 matches
Most dismissals of 6 batsmen in an ODI innings.
Captain with most 200 wickets in ODIs.
Most 3 stumpings in an ODI innings.
Highest innings of 183* by a wicket-keeper in ODIs.
5 batsmen who got out most times in an innings of T20 International.
The captain who took the maximum 72 wickets in T20 International matches.
34 most stumpings in T20 international career.
Most 332 matches as captain in international career.
195 Most stumpings in international career.
here are the stats as a captain
Talking about Test wickets, Dhoni has played 60 matches for Team India as captain, in which 27 have won and 18 have been lost. Apart from this, Dhoni captained Team India in 200 matches in ODIs, in which the Indian team won 110 matches and lost 74. In T20 International, Dhoni played 72 matches for Team India as captain. In which the team won in 42 matches and the team got defeated in 28 matches.
Dhoni played 90 Tests, 350 ODIs and 98 T20 Internationals in his international career from 2004 to 2019. He scored 4876 runs in 144 Test innings at an average of 38.09. Apart from this, he has scored 10773 runs in ODIs at an average of 50.57. In T20 International, Dhoni scored 1617 runs at an average of 37.60 and a strike rate of 126.13. Dhoni scored a total of 16 centuries and 108 fifties in his international career.