The third one-day match played in Cape Town between India and South Africa, where Virat Kohli made his 34th ODI hundred and played match winning knock of an unbeaten on 160 runs, With the help of which India able to beat South Africa by 124 runs and taken the unassailable lead of 3-0 in 6 match ODI series. M S Dhoni also made a new record during the match.
Record Broken By MS Dhoni
The former India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni also made a record. The special thing is that Dhoni becomes the first Indian player to achieve this feat.
When Mahendra Singh Dhoni came to bat during the Cape Town one-dayer, he got out after scoring 10 runs. Even though Dhoni has not able o play big innings with the bat, but while doing wicket keeping he made another record and become first Indian to do so and fourth wicket-keeper after Australia’s Adam Gilchrist, Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara and South Africa’s Mark Boucher to effect 400 dismissals in one-day international cricket.
Most dismissals in ODIs
|K Sangakkara (SL)||404||353||482|
|A Gilchrist (AUS)||287||281||472|
|M Boucher (SA)||295||290||424|
|MS Dhoni (IND)||315||310||401|
|Moin Khan (PAK)||219||209||287|
Dhoni became the first Indian wicketkeeper to haul 400 players from behind the stump in ODIs. The 400th victim was Aiden Markram, as he stumped the South African stand-in skipper when he tried to come down the track to Kuldeep Yadav.
Dhoni playing his 315th ODI, has taken 294 catches and inflicted 106 stumpings, the highest ever.
— BCCI (@BCCI) February 7, 2018
— Chennai Super Kings (@ChennaiIPL) February 7, 2018
On the list of most dismissals, Sangakkara is on top with 482 , followed by Gilchrist with 472 and Boucher with 424. The next Indian on that list is Nayan Mongia, who has 154 dismissals to his name from 140 ODIs.
MS Dhoni has also taken 256 catches and has 38 stumpings in Tests, as for T20Is, he has 47 catches and 29 stumpings.
Dhoni recently became the 11th cricketer to be awarded with the Padma Bhushan. The wicketkeeper-batsman had won India all three ICC trophies as captain and steered the team to the top of the ICC Test rankings.
He has also been awarded with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award in 2007 and the Padma Shri, India’s fourth highest civilian honour in 2009. The ICC ODI Player of the Year award in 2008 and 2009 (the first player to win the award twice).