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Updated on: Thursday, May 30, 2019, 03:50 AM IST

MS Dhoni completes a ‘century’

Indian wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni dismisses Sri Lankan cricketer Danushka Gunathilaka (L) during the second one day international (ODI) cricket match between Sri Lanka and India at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Pallekele on August 24, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / ISHARA S. KODIKARA |

Indian wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni dismisses Sri Lankan cricketer Danushka Gunathilaka (L) during the second one day international (ODI) cricket match between Sri Lanka and India at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Pallekele on August 24, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / ISHARA S. KODIKARA |

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Colombo : Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni today became the first wicketkeeper in world cricket to effect 100 stumpings in One Day Internationals.

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.

The 36-year-old has also taken 281 catches apart from scoring 9657 runs (before the start of the Indian chase).

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Dhoni has also played 90 Tests and 77 T20 Internationals.

In 90 Tests, Dhoni has taken 256 catches and effected 38 stumpings while his T20 Internationals’ catches/stumping record stands at 43/23.

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Published on: Monday, September 04, 2017, 12:19 AM IST
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