MS Dhoni equalled record for most stumpings With Kumar Sangakara– On 24th August, In 2nd ODI match with Sri Lanka, Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni equalled the record for most stumpings in One-day Internationals with Sri Lanka’s former captain and wicketkeeper Kumar Sangakara. He stumped Sri Lanka’s Danushka Gunathilaka during the 2nd ODI in Pallekele International Cricket Stadium.
India is leading the 5 One-day series by 1-0. 2nd ODI played at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium. Indian Captain Virat Kohli won the toss and chosen to bowl first.
Danushka Gunathilaka is his 99th victim in One-day International. 36-year old MS Dhoni equalled with Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara in his 298th ODI match. Sri Lankan opener Danushka Gunathilaka stumped on leg-spinner Yuzhvendra Chahal ball in the 14th over of the Sri Lankan innings.
India won 2007 World T20 Championship and the 2011 World Cup in captainship of MS Dhoni. MS Dhoni is a right handed batsman and doing wicket keeping for Indian cricket team. MS Dhoni aimed to play in his fourth World Cup. Next ICC Cricket world cup is scheduled in 2019 at England and Wales.
MS Dhoni Now Holds a Most Stumoing Records in ODI Matches
Mahendra Singh Dhoni equalled Kumara Sangakkara’s record for most stumpings in one-day global matches.
Dhoni’s befuddling of Sri Lanka opener Gunathilaka was his 99th in restricted overs cricket.
Sangakkara has played 404 ODIs, while MS Dhoni has played just 298 ODIs in correlation.
Third wicket-attendant in the rundown is Romesh Kaluwitharana with 75 stumpings to his name.
Dhoni’s frame and future has been under scanner post his Test retirement yet a string of constrained overs coordinates in the following three months will empower the previous captain get some force and consistency going his direction, captain Virat Kohli said in regards to the previous commander.
Dhoni’s shape has been on the disappear and Kohli is trusting that the following 24 constrained overs matches will enable Dhoni to recover his magic.
“This coming season gives us a chance to characterize parts for players and give them an opportunity to execute it so that for the World Cup, we know precisely what one player needs to do in specific circumstances,” Kohli told mediapersons in front of second ODI.
“Furthermore, it enables somebody to like MS likewise in light of the fact that he doesn’t play Test cricket any longer. This long dash of matches will enable him to be in contact with the global diversions, discover some force and stick to it,” Kohli included.
For the captain, it’s tied in with developing great propensities and supporting them ahead of the pack upto the World Cup.
“So it’s an open door for everybody in the group including MS to make great propensities and support them over some undefined time frame,” the captain made it sufficiently clear the amount he wishes to have an in-shape Dhoni in the group.
Gunathilaka was foxed by leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal and Dhoni did the rest with the batsman out of his crease, having scored 19.
Most of Dhoni’s stumpings have come off the bowling of off-spinner Harbhajan Singh (19), followed by Ravindra Jadeja (15) and R Ashwin (14). The remaining are shared by 19 other bowlers.
99 Kumar Sangakkara
99* MS Dhoni
75 Rumesh Kaluwitharana#SLvInd
MS Dhoni – 99 ODI stumpings mostly off the bowling of
19 – Harbhajan Singh
15 – Ravindra Jadeja
14 – R Ashwin
and 19 other bowlers!#SLvInd
Dhoni’s stumping record, which almost certainly will complete a century, may stay on for some time, as after him and Sangakkara, the next in the list is former Sri Lankan wicket keeper Rumesh Kaluwitharna, who finished his career with 75 stumpings.