Former Indian cricketer MS Dhoni is definitely one of the best players Indian cricket has witnessed. He is unarguably the most successful Indian skipper so far, bagging many prominent titles under his leadership. The wicket-keeper batsman is the only captain to win all the three major ICC trophies- ODI World Cup in 2011, T20I World Cup in 2007, and Champions Trophy in 2013.
Dhoni played his first-ever international match in December 2004 which was an ODI game against Bangladesh and retired from international cricket in 2019.
As a skipper, MS Dhoni has led Indian team to 178 victories in international cricket out of 332 games. Under MSD’s captainship, India won 41 Test matches out of 72, 110 ODI matches out of 200, and 27 T20I games out of 60. Along with being a spectacular skipper, MS was also a brilliant batsman for India.
The right-handed batsman smashed 17,226 runs in his international career which spanned from 2004 to 2019. In 526 innings across all the formats, the former Indian captain had a batting average of 44.96. He also smashed 16 centuries and 108 half-centuries in international cricket. Here we take a glance at 5 batting records held by MS Dhoni.
5 Batting Records Held By MS Dhoni
5. Fifth Most Sixes in ODIs (229)
MS Dhoni holds the 5th spot in the list of batsmen with most sixes in ODIs. The former Indian skipper smashed 229 sixes in his ODI career. He also accounted for 826 fours in ODIs. Dhoni played 350 ODIs in his career from 2004 to 2019. He scored 10,773 runs in 297 innings at an average of 5.57. He also had a decent strike rate of 87.56. He also smacked 10 centuries and 73 half-centuries in ODIs.