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Chennai ODI: Dhoni notches up 100 half-centuries in international cricket

Among Indians, he is fourth after Sachin Tendulkar (164), Rahul Dravid (146) and Sourav Ganguly (107)

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

India's MS Dhoni and Hardik Pandya run between the wickets during the first  India-Australia One Day International (ODI) cricket match being played at the M A Chidhambaram stadium in Chennai on Sunday. Photo: PTI
India's MS Dhoni and Hardik Pandya run between the wickets during the first India-Australia One Day International (ODI) cricket match being played at the M A Chidhambaram stadium in Chennai on Sunday. Photo: PTI

Former captain Singh today completed the coveted landmark of 100 international half-centuries across all three formats with an innings of 79 against in the first ODI, here on Sunday.

The 36-year-old is now the 13th cricketer in the history of international to complete a ton of 50's.


Among Indians, he is fourth after (164), Rahul Dravid (146) and Sourav Ganguly (107).

It was Dhoni's 66th ODI half-century in his 302nd One-dayer, apart from 33 that he got in 90 Tests and the one in 78 T20 Internationals.

now has 9737 runs in ODIs and requires 263 more runs to complete the 10,000-run milestone in the 50-over format.

First Published: Sun, September 17 2017. 19:18 IST
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