5 Records that MS Dhoni couldn’t break in International Cricket

By Daniel S

December 30, 2022

MS Dhoni was one of the most decorated cricketers for India across all three formats. As skipper, he won all major titles for the country. Even, under him, India became the number one team in the longest format of the game. As an individual batter also, Dhoni managed to break many records.

In ODIs, he managed to score more than 10000 runs, even while batting down the order. But, there were several records in International cricket that even Dhoni failed to break or achieve. Seein his overall stats and abilities, fans might find it very surprising to see Dhoni missing out on these records by such margins.    

Here are the five records that MS Dhoni failed to break in International Cricket:

1. Most dismissals by a wicket-keeper in ODIs and Tests

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Most dismissals by a wicket-keeper in ODIs and Tests (Image Source: Twitter)

MS Dhoni is one of the most successful wicket-keepers for team India across any format. In the T20Is, he is the most successful wicketkeeper. In 97 innings, he has 91 dismissals. But, Dhoni failed to become the most successful wicketkeeper in ODIs and Tests. In 345 ODI innings, Dhoni has 444 dismissals and he is in the third spot. 

Then, Australia’s Adam Gilchrist is in the second spot with 472 dismissals in 281 ODI innings. While Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara is in the top spot with 482 dismissals in 353 ODI innings. On the other hand, the former Indian wicketkeeper is in the fifth spot with 294 dismissals in 166 Test innings. South Africa’s Mark Boucher is in the top spot with 555 dismissals in 281Test innings.