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 5313 121
2 South Africa 4484 115
3 Australia 4174 104
4 New Zealand 3489 100
5 England 4829 99
6 Sri Lanka 4374 95
Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 7594 122
2 South Africa 6911 117
3 England 6871 116
4 New Zealand 6550 115
5 Australia 6376 112
6 Pakistan 4877 96
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 3272 126
2 Australia 2513 126
3 India 3607 120
4 New Zealand 3013 116
5 West Indies 2538 115
6 England 2402 114