Mahendra Singh Dhoni, One of the greatest Wicketkeeper batsmen and India’s Best Captain had stepped down from the Limited over Captaincy.
The Indian skipper who had never showed his emotions both off and on the fields had many fans all over the world.
The Captain Cool had given a big shock for his fans by announcing his decision to quit from the captaincy. MS Dhoni stepped down as the captain of both ODI and T20 Formats passing the Responsibility to Kohli.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) intimated about the Dhoni’s captaincy quit in a press release on Wednesday.
Besides this shocking news, Dhoni informed that he would be available for selection for the upcoming series against England but not as skipper.
A decade can be a long-time, in his ten years of cricket career, MS Dhoni a man who turned into a Legend in the cricket history. He created and smashed many records as a player, captain and wicket keeper.
With the Entry of the Jharkhand dynamite Dhoni Ricky Ponting lost his Best Captain name, Adam Gilchrist lost best Wicket Keeper place and he took the best finisher name from Micheal Bevan.There are many records created by MS Dhoni, We’ve handpicked some of them for you.
Here are the MS Dhoni Records in the Cricket History
- Dhoni played 283 ODIs in his career and scored 9110 runs till now.
- He has 9 Centuries and 61 Half centuries in his career
- Played 73 T20s and scored 1112 runs
- He caught 267 catches as a wicket keeper including 92 stumping’s. In T20s he has 41 catches and 22 stumping’s in it.
- In 2007, under MS Dhoni captaincy team has won the 2007 T20 World Cup
- Team India won 2011 World Cup again under Dhoni Leadership and in that he score 91 and just 78 balls in the final match against Srilanka and brought World Cup to Team India
- Under his Captaincy, India went to 2015 World cup Semifinals and T20 World cup semifinals
- Dhoni won ICC ODI Player of the year twice
- In 2007, Indian Government honoured MS Dhoni with Rajiv Gandhi Kelratna Award and in 2009 he was honoured with Padmashree Award.