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Records broken by the Big Boss MS Dhoni – West Indies vs India, 3rd ODI

The Big Boss of Indian cricket team, MS Dhoni, was back into his own hitting way yesterday, against Windies in the 3rd ODI of the series. He came to bat at almost middle of the Indian innings, when India’s score was 100/3 at 26.2 overs. India had already lost three biggies in Virat, Dhawan and Yuvraj. And the stage is set for MS Dhoni, the Finisher, to what he does best. MSD scored 78 with the strike rate of almost 98. His innings included 4 fours and 2 sixes. And while doing so, MSD has beaten few records on the verge of guiding India’s victory.


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  • MS Dhoni holds the record for most ODI runs at batting position number six with 3626 runs.
  • MS Dhoni now has 73 fifty-plus scores in ODIs, just one behind West Indies’ Desmond Haynes who is 14th on the all-time list of most fifty-plus scores in ODIs.
  • MS Dhoni is the third fastest batsman to score 73 fifty-plus scores in ODis, third only to AB De Villiers and Desmond Haynes.
  • MS Dhoni is fifth on the list of most sixes in international cricket. He now has 322 sixes, which is 30 fewer than Sanath Jayasuriya who is in fourth place.
  • MS Dhoni is now the fourth highest run-scorer for India in ODIs. He overtook Mohammad Azharuddin (9,378) and now has 9,442 runs. Among Indians, only Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, and Rahul Dravid have scored more.
  • MS Dhoni is now the 14th highest run-scorer in the ODIs, worldwide.
  • MS Dhoni has the highest average in the top 15 run scorers in the ODIs.
  • MS Dhoni needs 3 more stumping to be the most number of stumpings in ODI. He has stumped out the batsmen 97 times in ODI, whereas K Sangakkara leads at 99 stumpings.

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