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 at 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.