England vs India 2nd ODI. However, India have lost the 2nd ODI against England but Team India’s former captain and current wicket-keeper batsman MS Dhoni gets two major achievements on Saturday. Dhoni, who had scored 10,000 runs in ODI cricket, became India’s the first, while the second wicket-keeper batsman in the world to cross this mark.
Kumar Sangakkara was the first wicket-keeper batsman to get this achievement before the 37-year-old Dhoni. When Dhoni completed the his 33rd run on the Lords ground, he joined this special club.
Former Sri Lankan wicket-keeper batsman Kumar Sangakkara, who has retired from international cricket in 2015, has 14,234 runs against his name in ODI cricket. In July last year, Mahi had crossed Adam Gilchrist’s 9,410 runs in the Antigua against West Indies, with the Man of the Match award.
Fourth Indian to do so:
It’s noteworthy that MS Dhoni has become the fourth batsman of India to score 10,000 runs in ODIs. Before him, Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar (18426 runs), Sourav Ganguly (11,363 runs) and Rahul Dravid (10,889 runs) have done so.
Dhoni has a total of 10,004 runs. He scored 37 runs in 59 balls with two fours in the second ODI against England.
12th Player in the World:
By the way, MS Dhoni is the 12th batsman in the world to join the ten thousand club. The legendary Sachin Tendulkar is on top in this list.
- Sachin Tendulkar – 18,456 runs
- Kumar Sangakara – 14,234 runs
- Ricky Ponting – 13,704 runs
- Sanath Jayasuriya – 13,430 runs
- Mahela Jayawardene – 12,650 runs
- Inzamam-ul-Haq – 11,739 runs
- Jacques Kallis – 11,579 runs
- Sourav Ganguly – 11,363 runs
- Rahul Dravid – 10,889 runs
- Brian Lara – 10,405 runs
- Tillakaratne Dilshan – 10,290 runs
- Mahendra Singh Dhoni – 10.004 runs
Dhoni is the only batsman in the world who has completed 10 thousand ODI runs at an average of more than 50. MS Dhoni has scored 75% of his 10 thousand plays at number 5 or below. Apart from Dhoni, another player batting in such a low order did not complete 10 thousand runs.
In this match, Dhoni also completed 300 catches of his ODI career. He achieved this landmark by taking a catch of Jos Butler on Umesh Yadav’s ball. Dhoni is the world’s fourth wicket-keeper batsman, who has taken 300 or more catches.
Former Australia wicket-keeper Adam Gilchrist (417), former South African wicket-keeper Mark Boucher (402) and former Sri Lankan wicket-keeper Kumar Sangakkara (383) are in the top in this case.