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MS Dhoni first Indian wicket keeper to play 200 ODIS

Kolkata, 14 February 2011:  Indian cricket team captain MS Dhoni became the first Indian wicket keeper to play 200 One Day Internationals in his career. Dhoni achieved this record when he played the match against Sri Lanka in the ongoing tri-nations tournament in Australia.

Dhoni is ranked fifth in the list of wicket keepers who has played the maximum number of ODIs. South African wicket keeper Mark Boucher leads the list with 294 ODI appearances followed by Austalian Adam Gilchrist. Former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara (269), Pakistan wicket keeper Moin Khan (211) are above Dhoni in the list. Dhoni has the best average (50.96) and the highest score (183*) among the wicket keeping legends. As a captain he has two world cup wins for team India in his credit  and is known as the best finisher of the game.

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