MS Dhoni becomes the first wicketkeeper to 100 ODI stumpings: MS Dhoni once again added another badge to his jersey as he became the first cricketer in ODI history who has completed 100 stumping. Dhoni did achieve this record on fifth ODI against Sri Lanka at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. Akila Dananjaya was 100th Dhoni’s hunt through the stump.
Dhoni was 2 stumps behind the legend man Kumar Sangakkara ahead of 2nd ODI. Kumar Sangakkara was carrying 99 stump world records that he overtook during 2nd ODI and finally, he crossed Sangakkara during 5th ODI.
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- MS Dhoni posted 100 stumping record the fifth match and it was his 301 innings.
- Akila Dananjaya was the 100th stumping hunt of Dhoni.
- Sangakkara retired in 2015 with 99 stumpings to his credit in an ODI career that started in 2000
As you might know, wicketkeeper-batsman Kumar Sangakkara retired in 2015. He was having 99 stumping records till retirement from cricket. Dhoni stumping figure was chasing holding the second position. At third position another wicketkeeper batsman Romesh Kaluwitharana from Sri Lanka. Moin Khan recorded 73 from Pakistan at 4th position. Gilchrist in 5th position recorded 55 stomping hunt.
Sounds like Dhoni’s record is unlikely to be beaten. Currently playing cricketer Mushfiqur Rahim from Bangladesh is the second bat far behind than Dhoni. He has done 40 stumpings in 176 ODIs.
An interesting part in Dhoni’s stumpings is that most stumpings have come off Harbhajan Singh – 19. After then Ravindra Jadeja, 15 stumpings.
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MS Dhoni has been playing a sensational role as a finisher and worlds also know that he is the Superman behinds the stump. His lightning speed stump and sometimes without looking at the stumps in a flash, the former India has proved time to time that he is arguably the best wicketkeeper in current time.
Dhoni, his journey started from 2004 against Bangladesh to his 301 innings so far he has been doing great what responsibility he has been assigned. And Now MS Dhoni becomes the first wicketkeeper to 100 ODI stumpings