Mahendra Singh Dhoni Fansite

Achievements

Career Highlights 

  • Became the first captain to lead India to the ICC World Twenty 20 trophy played in South Africa in September 2007 which India won on the 24th September 2007
  • Second Indian captain after Kapil Dev to have won a World cup

Awards

  • On the 13th of February 2006, became the man of the match against Pakistan at Gadaffi Stadium for an unbeaten 72 runs
  • Made man of the match against Sri Lanka on the 31st of October 2005 for scoring his highest ever unbeaten 183 runs at Sawai Mansingh Stadium
  • Receives his first man of the match award against Pakistan at AC-VDCA Stadium for scoring 148 runs on the 5th of April 2005

Ranking

  • On the 19th of April 2006, moves to the top at no. 1 position on LG’s ICC ODI player rankings
  • Ranked at no. 2 position on LG’s ICC ODI player rankings on the 16th of April 2006

Records

  • On the 17th of January 2008, became the first Indian wicketkeeper to effect five international dismissals in an innings against Australia – equalling Adam Gilchrist’s record 
  • Holds the record for highest runs scored by a wicketkeeper, i.e. 183 not out
  • His innings of 183 not out is the highest score made by anyone in the second innings of an ODI. The former record was held by Brian Lara for scoring 153 against Pakistan
  • Became the first Indian to hit 10 sixes in an ODI
  • Made a record of scoring 120 runs in an ODI from boundaries and sixes(15 boundaries and 10 sixes)
  • Is the only second Indian to reach 1st position on LG’s ICC ODI batting rankings

Other Achievements

  • Won the Pepsi & MTV Youth Icon of the year 2006
  • Nominated for NDTV Youth Icon of the year 2006