Dhoni 4th Indian Complete 10000 Runs: Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who scored 10 thousand runs, is India’s fourth cricketer. At the same time, he is the second wicketkeeper to reach the milestone after Kumar Sangakkara of Sri Lanka. Dhoni, who is fastest at this juncture, is the fourth Indian and the world’s 12th cricketer. India’s Sachin Tendulkar (18426 runs), Sourav Ganguly (11363) and Rahul Dravid (10889) have scored more than 10,000 runs before them.
Dhoni 4th Indian Complete 10000 Runs-
The 37-year-old Dhoni played 273 innings to complete 10,000 runs. Ricky Ponting, 266, Jacques Kallis 272, Sachin Tendulkar 259 and Sourav Ganguly 263 innings to reach the milestone. Dhoni comes to bat on number 6. In addition to Dhoni, all the other batsmen who came to this position were either opener or used to bat at number 3 or number 4. In such a situation, batting on number 6 and 7 for any batsman and making 10,000 runs is a big record in itself.
Most centuries batting at number 7
Apart from this, Dhoni has batted at number seven and has scored the highest number of hundred. Dhoni has scored 10 hundreds while batting at No. 7. At the same time, he has the maximum number of sixes as captain in ODIs. Apart from this Dhoni has done the most stumping in international cricket.
In ODIs, Dhoni is the highest wicket-taker in a match. Not only this, his captaincy also has the highest T20 (41) win. Former Sri Lankan wicketkeeper batsman Kumar Sangakkara has 14,234 runs in 380 innings of 404 matches in One Day Cricket. He completed 10,000 runs in 296 innings.
First Indian keeper to take 300 catches
Apart from this, Dhoni became the first Indian cricketer to take 300 catches in ODIs during England’s batting. He made the record by catching Joss Butler at Umesh Yadav’s hands. Dhoni had more catches than Adam Gilchrist (417), Mark Boucher (402) and Kumar Sangakkara (383).
Recall that Dhoni had also played his 500th international match recently. Second T20 match against England was his 500th international match of his career. In addition to Dhoni, Tendulkar has played 664 and Dravid has played 509 matches.