India vs New Zealand: MS Dhoni becomes fifth Indian to complete 9,000 runs

PTI, Oct, 23 2016

Mohali: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday became the fifth Indian and third wicket-keeper to complete 9,000 runs in One-day Internationals.

Dhoni achieved the feat during the third ODI against New Zealand at Mohali on Sunday.

He joined an elite club of Indian cricketers, who have scored more than 9,000 runs. The top four in the club are Sachin Tendulkar (18,426 runs), Sourav Ganguly (11,363), Rahul Dravid (10,889) and Mohammad Azharuddin (9,378).

He is also the third wicket-keeper to cross the 9000-run mark after Sri Lankan Kumar Sangakkara (14,234) and Australian Adam Gilchrist (9,619).

Dhoni is well past his prime but the World Cup winning skipper would still go down as one of the greats of the game.

His last international century, an unbeaten 139, came at Mohali in an ODI against Australia, albeit in a losing cause.

In 90 Tests, Dhoni had made 4876 runs at an average of 38.09.

Published Date: Oct 23, 2016 | Updated Date: Oct 23, 2016



Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 4493 125
2 South Africa 3395 110
3 England 4097 105
4 Australia 3087 100
5 New Zealand 3114 97
Rank Team Points Rating
1 South Africa 5957 119
2 Australia 5505 117
3 India 4579 114
4 England 5645 113
5 New Zealand 5123 111
Rank Team Points Rating
1 New Zealand 1625 125
2 England 1962 123
3 Pakistan 2417 121
4 West Indies 2222 117
5 India 2183 115