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Dhoni becomes most successful wicket-keeper in IPL

IANS  |  Hyderabad 

Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday became the with most dismissals to his credit in the history of the (IPL). He now has 132 dismissals (94 catches and 38 stumping) to his name.

Dhoni surpassed Kolkata Knight Riders' (131 dismissals) when he caught Indians openers and here on Sunday.

Karthik had held the IPL record before Sunday. of KKR is the third best with 90 dismissals.

Dhoni first took an easy catch to dismiss stumper bastman de Kock who was looking good on 29 off 17. was the bowler.

In the very next over, the former dived forward to take a low catch that saw the back of his counterpart for 15. was the bowler this time.

Chennai are taking on for the coveted IPL title. It is their fourth final meeting. Both teams have won the IPL trophy three times each.

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First Published: Sun, May 12 2019. 21:18 IST
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