Stats: MS Dhoni breaks the record for most not outs in ODIs
Dhoni also became the most capped wicketkeeper in International cricket in the due course by featuring in his 467th game
Published - Sep 1, 2017 12:09 am | Updated - Sep 1, 2017 12:09 am
MS Dhoni had a day with milestones during the 4th ODI against Sri Lanka at the R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo as the former Indian skipper featured in his 300th ODI game. He also became the most capped wicketkeeper in International cricket in the due course by featuring in his 467th game; one more than Mark Boucher (466).
Dhoni, who walked to bat after the dismissal of KL Rahul and scored an unbeaten 49 while sharing a century stand with Manish Pandey which helped India to finish at 375/5 in their 50 overs. By remaining unbeaten in this innings, Dhoni now holds the record for being unbeaten most times in ODI cricket. This was the 73rd time Dhoni remained unbeaten in ODIs, going past Shaun Pollock and Chaminda Vaas who remained not out on 72 occasions in this format.
Players with most not outs in ODI cricket:
|MS Dhoni||India / Asia XI||300||258||73||9657||183*||52.2|
|SM Pollock||South Africa / Africa XI /ICC World XI||303||205||72||3519||130||26.45|
|WPUJC Vaas||Sri Lanka / Asia XI||322||220||72||2025||50*||13.68|
|M Muralitharan||Sri Lanka / Asia XI / ICC World XI||350||162||63||674||33*||6.8|
|CZ Harris||New Zealand||250||213||62||4379||130||29|
During the 2nd ODI game of this series, Dhoni broke the record of being unbeaten most times in International cricket. After this game, Dhoni now has been unbeaten on 122 occasions across formats. Muttiah Muralitharan held the record with 119 not outs in International cricket.
Players with most not outs in International cricket:
|MS Dhoni||India / Asia XI||467||469||122||15744||224||45.37|
|M Muralitharan||Sri Lanka / Asia XI / ICC World XI||495||328||119||1936||67||9.26|
|SM Pollock||South Africa / Africa XI /ICC World XI||423||370||113||7386||130||28.73|
|WPUJC Vaas||Sri Lanka / Asia XI||439||384||108||5147||100*||18.64|
Dhoni, who scored 49 runs in this game, recorded the 5th highest score in the 300th ODI game. Four players including two Indians have previously scored fifty and more in their 300th ODI.
Most runs by a player in their 300th ODI match:
|Tillakaratne Dilshan||101||124||9||1||81.45||England||Colombo (RPS)||16-Dec-2014|
|Jacques Kallis||85||89||4||0||95.5||West Indies||North Sound||24-May-2010|
|MS Dhoni||49*||42||5||1||116.7||Sri Lanka||Colombo (RPS)||31-Aug-2017|
(Stats as on August 31, 2017)