West Indies vs India, 3rd ODI, Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua
Yesterday, Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s breaks one more record; as he become 2nd highest run scorer wicket keeper batsmen in One Day Internationals surpassing Australian Wicket Keeper Adam Gilchrist. He also achieved one more mile stone in his innings, as comes to no. 4 spot of most sixes in ODI’s. Both the accomplishments came against West Indies. He scored 78 runs of 79 balls and helped India to reach 251/4 in 50 overs.
Dhoni is now behind Sri Lankan former skipper Kumara Sangakkar who tops the list with 13341 runs in 360 matches with an average of 43.74. On the other hand M S Dhono has now 9442 runs at an average of 51.31 from 294 matches under his name; he surpassed Adam Gilchrist who has scored 9410 runs at an average of 35.64 from 282 matches.
List of Wicket keepers with most runs in ODI’s
|K Sangakkara (SL)||2000-2015||360||340||13341||169||80.15||43.74||14||91||23|
|MS Dhoni (IND)||2004-2017||294||254||9442||183*||89.14||51.31||8||63||10|
|A Gilchrist (AUS)||1996-2008||282||274||9410||172||96.94||35.64||19||53||16|
|A Flower (ZIM)||1992-2002||186||183||5845||145||73.71||34.58||11||46||4|
|M Boucher (SA)||1998-2011||294||220||4680||147*||84.93||28.71||16||26||1|
|B McCullum (NZ)||2002-2013||184||157||4057||131||90.37||30.73||12||20||3|
|A Stewart (ENG)||1989-2003||138||132||4017||116||70.06||33.47||10||26||4|
|M Rahim (BAN)||2006-2017||165||152||4003||107||75.62||31.27||10||24||3|
|R Kaluwitharana (SL)||1992-2004||186||179||3691||102*||77.77||22.36||24||23||2|
|Q de Kock (SA)||2013-2017||84||84||3516||178||94.11||43.95||2||14||12|
|T Taibu (ZIM)||2001-2012||143||130||3309||107*||67.32||30.35||13||21||2|
|Kamran Akmal (PAK)||2002-2013||154||135||3168||124||83.83||26.18||9||10||5|
|Moin Khan (PAK)||1990-2004||211||176||3100||72*||82.49||22.96||17||11||0|
|AB de Villiers (SA)||2007-2015||59||55||2963||149||100.74||70.54||1||17||10|
|B Haddin (AUS)||2001-2015||117||108||2901||110||85.37||31.19||2||14||2|
|B Taylor (ZIM)||2006-2015||74||73||2475||138||78.69||38.67||7||16||3|
|A Parore (NZ)||1992-2002||148||130||2466||108||68.4||24.41||16||10||1|
|J Buttler (ENG)||2013-2017||93||80||2460||129||118.09||37.84||7||14||4|
|R Dravid (IND)||1999-2004||73||64||2300||145||72.6||44.23||3||14||4|
|D Ramdin (WI)||2005-2016||139||110||2200||169||80.35||25||4||8||2|
Dhoni is now on 4th spot in the list of sixes in One Day Internationals.
|Shahid Afridi (PAK)||1996-2015||398||369||730||351|
|ST Jayasuriya (SL)||1989-2011||445||433||1500||270|
|CH Gayle (WI)||1999-2015||269||264||1038||238|
|MS Dhoni (IND)||2004-2017||294||254||730||208|
|BB McCullum (NZ)||2002-2016||260||228||577||200|
Dhoni came into bat after the fall of Yuvraj Singh’s wicket with the score at 100/3 from 26.2 overs. He batted vigilantly with Ajinkya Rahane and both had 70 runs partnership before Ajinkya Rahane was adjudged LBW by Bhishoo on 72 score and team score was 170/4. Than Kedar Jadhav joined Dhoni in 43rd over and both of them paced the innings brilliantly with innovative strokes. Both added 81 runs for 5 wickte at 10.94 runs per over and Indian managed to post 251/4 in 50 overs But this was India’s lowest total in ODIs since October 2015 outside India.
In response West Indies got All out on 158 in 38.1 over’s and India won the match by 93 runs. India leads the series 2-0.