MS Dhoni on Wednesday achieved another landmark in his international career by becoming the first Indian wicket-keeper to claim 400 dismissals in ODIs.
Dhoni claimed this record during the third ODI between South Africa and India at the Newlands Cricket Stadium in Cape Town.Becoming the first Indian wicket-keeper to claim 400 dismissals, MS Dhoni is only the fourth cricketer in the world to have achieved this feat.
Other international players who have grabbed this tag is Kumar Sangakkara, Adam Gilchrist and Mark Boucher.
MSD claimed his 400 dismissals by sending South Africa’s stand-in skipper Aiden Markram back to the pavilion. The Ranchi lad has dismissed batsmen 294 times through catches while 106 by stumping.
Twitter was jubilant as Dhoni bagged this record feat. The former India skipper is a crowd favourite, which was reflected in the affectionate tweets of Anil Kapoor, Harbhajan Singh and others.
— Anil Kapoor (@AnilKapoor) February 7, 2018
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) February 7, 2018
many congratulations MS .. may you ever prosper https://t.co/r5ZloknAlj
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) February 7, 2018
— Ramesh Bala (@rameshlaus) February 7, 2018
— Daler Mehndi (@dalermehndi) February 7, 2018
— Chennai Super Kings (@ChennaiIPL) February 7, 2018
— BCCI (@BCCI) February 7, 2018
— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) February 7, 2018