1. All ICC trophies      under the belt

MS Dhoni is the only captain to win all the three major ICC trophies in white-ball cricket – 2007 T20 World Cup, 2011 World Cup, 2013 Champions Trophy.

2. Master in Stumping

Dhoni is the only wicket-keeper to effect over 100 stumpings in One-Day Internationals.

3. Most matches as captain

The talismanic cricketer is the most capped captain in international cricket, having led Team India on 332 occasions.

4. Wicket-keeping record

Effecting 829 dismissals in 538 games, Dhoni is also the third-most successful wicket-keeper in international cricket.

5. Obsession with big hits

The swashbuckler has smashed 229 sixes in 350 games, fifth most for anyone in ODI history.

6. That Record-breaking knock 

A young MS Dhoni mustered a breathtaking 183 off 145 balls against Sri Lanka in 2005. This is the highest individual score by a wicket-keeper in ODIs.

7. Second Most Successful IPL Captain

Having taken Chennai Super Kings to three IPL titles, the wicketkeeper-batsman is the second most successful captain in the tournament’s history.