Records by MS Dhoni in Test Cricket

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List of Records by MS Dhoni in  Test Cricket

 

# Dhoni’s 224  is the highest score by an Indian captain in Tests bettering Sachin Tendulkar’s 217 against New Zealand atRecords by MS Dhoni as wicketkeeper Ahmedabad in 1999

# Dhoni has registered the highest Test score by an Indian wicketkeeper. On 193, he beat a long-standing record of 192 held by Budhi Kunderan against England in 1964, also scored in Chennai.

# Dhoni has registered the highest score in Test history by a wicketkeeper-captain beating Englishman Alec Stewart’s 164 Vs South Africa in 1998.

# Dhoni has become the first Indian wicketkeeper to register a double hundred.

# Dhoni has also become the first Indian wicket keeper to complete 4,000 Test runs during this innings today.

MS Dhoni’s record in Test Cricket

# Dhoni has registered his career best Test score (224), eclipsing his previous high of 148 against Pakistan in 2006.

# It is also the highest Test score by an Indian captain against Australia, bettering Mohammad Azharuddin’s 163 not out in 1998 in Kolkata.

MS Dhoni’s record as a wicketkeeper

# Dhoni has become the first wicketkeeper to score a double century in a single day.

# Dhoni is also the first Indian to score 200 runs against Australia in a single day. Previous best was 195 by Virender Sehwag in Melbourne, 2003.

# Dhoni is the fourth Indian captain to score a double hundred. Others are MAK Pataudi, Sunil Gavaskar and Sachin Tendulkar.

# Dhoni has become the seventh wicketkeeper in the world to score a double century.

MS Dhoni’s record as a wicketkeeper in Test Matches

# Dhoni’s 224 is the third highest by an wicketkeeper in the history of Test cricket, behind Andy Flower’s 232 and Kumar Sangakkara’s 230.

# Dhoni’s 224 is the third highest individual score in Chennai after Virender Sehwag’s 319 and Sunil Gavaskar’s 236 not out.

# Dhoni is only the third captain in the history of Test Cricket to score a century at number six after Don Bradman and Hanif Mohammad.

# Dhoni’s 224 is the third highest score by a number 6 in Test cricket after Doug Walters’ 250 at Christchurch in 1977 and Bradman’s 234 at SCG in 1946.

These are the records of MS Dhoni as a wicketkeeper.

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