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Dhoni completes world record of 100 stumpings in ODIs

MS Dhoni has also played 90 Tests and 77 T20 Internationals

Press Trust of India  |  Colombo 

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Sri Lankan batsman Lahiru Thirimanne plays a shot against India during the fifth ODI match in Colombo on Sunday. Photo: PTI

Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday became the first wicketkeeper in world cricket to effect 100 stumpings in (ODIs).

Dhoni achieved the feat in his 301st ODI when he whipped off the bails to remove Akila Dananjaya off leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal's bowling.

The 36-year-old has also taken 281 catches apart from scoring 9657 runs (before the start of the Indian chase).

Dhoni has also played 90 and 77 T20

In 90 Tests, Dhoni has taken 256 catches and effected 38 stumpings while his T20 Internationals' catches/stumping record stands at 43/23.

First Published: Sun, September 03 2017. 19:57 IST