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, September 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.

Updated Date: Sep 17, 2017





Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3634 125
2 South Africa 3589 112
3 Australia 3499 106
4 New Zealand 2354 102
5 England 3772 97
6 Sri Lanka 2914 94
Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 5751 125
2 India 5492 122
3 South Africa 3842 113
4 New Zealand 4602 112
5 Pakistan 3279 102
6 Australia 3548 101
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 3270 131
2 Australia 1894 126
3 India 3932 123
4 New Zealand 2542 116
5 England 1951 115
6 South Africa 2058 114