World Salutes Mahendra Singh Dhoni, The Boss Behind The Stumps
The former India skipper on Sunday became the first wicketkeeper in world cricket to effect 100 stumpings in ODIs.
- Dhoni dislodged Dananjaya's bails to complete his century of stumpings
- Dhoni achieved the feat in his 301st ODI in Colombo
- Dhoni became the first man in ODI cricket to complete 100 stumpings
Just like his batting, Mahendra Singh Dhoniis an absolute boss when it comes to glove work behind the stumps. The former India skipper on Sunday became the first wicketkeeper in world cricket to effect 100 stumpings in One Day Internationals. Twitter was flooded with congratulatory messages after Dhoni added another feather to his illustrious cap. Dhoni achieved the feat in his 301st ODI when he whipped off the bails to remove Akila Dananjaya off leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal's bowling.
When he started, Wicketkeeping was his weaker suit...he'll finish as the best wicketkeeper of his generation. Dhoni-G faster than 3G-4G. ????— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) September 3, 2017
MS Dhoni - stumpings in intl cricket— Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) September 3, 2017
100 in ODIs
38 in Tests
23 in T20Is
Most stumpings int cricket
Mahendra Zing Dhoni. What coordination and accuracy. Usain Bolt stuff.— Chennai Super Kings (@ChennaiIPL) September 3, 2017
.@msdhoni becomes first ever wicket-keeper to effect 100 stumpings in ODIs #TeamIndia #Dhoni100 pic.twitter.com/fchn8OazoU— BCCI (@BCCI) September 3, 2017
That's stumping number ?? for Dhoni in ODI's. The most by any wicket keeper.#SLvIND— SunRisers Hyderabad (@SunRisers) September 3, 2017
?? ODI stumpings for MS Dhoni! ??— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) September 3, 2017
Sri Lanka are 7 down and falling going downhill.#SLvIND
World salutes @msdhoni, the boss behind the stumps #SLvIND #Dhoni #Dhoni100— Gopal Rajpurohit (@Gopalrajdoli) September 3, 2017
First man to complete 100 stumping! World's Best wicket keeper! #ThalaDhoni da #MSD #Dhoni100 congrats thala!— Karthik Appadurai (@i_karty) September 3, 2017
Congratulations @msdhoni another world record you made for India.#Dhoni100— Afsana (@barbieafsana) September 3, 2017
This man & his Milestone???? 1st Wicket keeper in ODI History 2 achieve this feat ?? God of Wicket keeping @msdhoni #Dhoni100 ??Odi Stumpings pic.twitter.com/oNL6eGhwIx— ??MaNu Singh????? (@Manu_icekiller) September 3, 2017
#Dhoni100 @msdhoni #LightningMSD #StumpingsinODI #MSD100 Congratulation Thala for achieving such marvellous feat.?? pic.twitter.com/wMomYD1FNu— Abhilash Jena (@ajena008) September 3, 2017
#Dhoni100— MERSAL PRAVEEN (@mafiapraveen) September 3, 2017
Congratulations Mahi for creating World Record of 100* International Stumpings! ????#JaiHind ???? pic.twitter.com/1erkutlOMv
World Record— ANKIT (@Ankitaker) September 3, 2017
Dhoni 100 stumpings ??#Dhoni100 @msdhoni pic.twitter.com/CLGEDA1COj
100* ODI STUMPINGS in a Single Frame! ????#Dhoni100 #SLvIND pic.twitter.com/HnqzYgctMc— MS Dhoni Fans #Dhoni (@msdfansofficial) September 3, 2017
Another day another record 4 #dhoni, in other words another day in office 4 #MSDhoni Superman behind d wicket #Dhoni100st #Dhoni100 #INDvSL pic.twitter.com/N7k4wv8g3G— ?a??? (@_impankaj) September 3, 2017
The 36-year-old has also taken 281 catches apart from scoring 9657 runs in his career.
Dhoni has played 90 Tests and 77 Twenty20 Internationals.
In 90 Tests, Dhoni has taken 256 catches and effected 38 stumpings while his T20 Internationals' catches/stumping record stands at 43/23.