1. The Original chase grasp
Virat Kohli has astounded us with some good innings throughout chases since 2015-16 season. His ODI common of almost 60 stands as an proof for his effectivity in that format. But earlier than Kohli got here, Dhoni had already climbed a number of mountains and set a benchmark for others to observe. He averages 102.71 in profitable chases, comfortably forward of Kohli who averages 96.21. Rohit Sharma has the following finest common by an Indian batsman in profitable chase: 63.37.
2. Overall ODI report
Dhoni up to now has performed 350 ODIs, essentially the most by a wicketkeeper batsman. Former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara has performed 404 ODIs however lower than 350 as a pure wicketkeeper batsman for his crew. From 297 ODI innings, Dhoni has made 10773 runs at 50.57, one of many highest averages in ODIs, at a strike-rate of 87.56 with 10 tons of and 73 fifties.
3. A giant contributor to wins
It’s no secret that Dhoni made most of his runs in India’s wins in ODI codecs. He batted repeatedly at No 5 or 6 and it’s wonderful for a batsman at that place to attain this quantity of runs and at such a excessive common. The solely different middle-order batsman to common a lot was Australia’s Michael Bevan. From 232 ODIs, Bevan made 6912 runs at 53.6 with 6 tons of and 46 fifties, most of them in some thrilling chases ever. But Bevan can also be not a match for Dhoni in relation to scoring runs in crew’s victory. Dhoni averages 69 when India registered wins in ODIs, whereas chasing or in any other case, however Kohli has a median of 77.37 in India’s total wins. However, Pakistan’s ODI captain Babar Azam has the very best common in crew’s victory – 85.37.
4. The Dhoni period
It can safely that usually Dhoni didn’t endure any main dip of type in ODI cricket and his profession graph remained upward or flat more often than not regardless of some lows after 2016-17 season. But within the interval between 2007-08 and 2014-15 remained the excessive level for Dhoni and India. In these seven years, the Jharkhand artificial 5354 runs at 59.48 with 6 tons of. That wealthy run could be immediately attributed to India’s golden time in ODI cricket, a interval during which they annexed a T20 World Cup, ICC 50-over World Cup and Champions Trophy apart from profitable a tri-series in Australia amongst others.
5. Dhoni the keeper
As a wicketkeeper too Dhoni has contributed brilliantly to India’s victories. He has to his credit score 401 dismissals in ODIs, 295 catches and 106 stumpings. In reality, he’s solely the fourth member of the 400-Club together with Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara (482), Australia’s Adam Gilchrist (472) and South Africa’s Mark Boucher (424).