India vs Australia: MS Dhoni completes landmark of 100 half-centuries in international cricket

The 36-year-old Dhoni is now the 13th cricketer in the history of international cricket to complete a ton of 50's.

PTI, Sep, 17 2017

Chennai: Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni completed the coveted landmark of 100 international half-centuries across all three formats with an innings of 79 against Australia in the first ODI.

MS Dhoni raises his bat after scoring a half-century against Australia. AFP

MS Dhoni raises his bat after scoring a half-century against Australia. AFP

The 36-year-old Dhoni is now the 13th cricketer in the history of international cricket to complete a ton of 50's.

Among Indians, he is fourth after Sachin Tendulkar (164), Rahul Dravid (146) and Sourav Ganguly (107).

It was Dhoni's 66th ODI half-century in his 302nd ODI, apart from 33 that he got in 90 Tests and the one in 78 T20 Internationals.

Dhoni now has 9737 runs in ODIs and requires 263 more runs to complete the 10,000-run milestone in the 50-over format.

Published Date: Sep 17, 2017 | Updated Date: Sep 17, 2017



Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 4493 125
2 South Africa 3395 110
3 England 4497 105
4 New Zealand 3114 97
5 Australia 3294 97
Rank Team Points Rating
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2 Australia 5505 117
3 India 5266 117
4 England 5645 113
5 New Zealand 5123 111
Rank Team Points Rating
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2 England 1962 123
3 Pakistan 2417 121
4 West Indies 2222 117
5 India 2183 115