MS Dhoni, highest score by a wicket-keeper, 183*
M S Dhoni’s 183 not out against Sri Lanka in 2005 is the highest score by a wicket-keeper in ODI Cricket.
Batting at No. 3, Dhoni took 145 balls and 210 minutes to chase it down. He hit 15 fours and 10 sixes at a strike-rate of 126.20. In the last ball of this match, Dhoni came down the track and swings across, gets it on the middle and the ball sails over the midwicket fence, that was his 10th six of the innings and India have won in grand style. Dhoni again finished the match with a SIX.
Most runs in an innings by a wicketkeeper in ODI cricket
|MS Dhoni||183*||145||15||10||126.2||India||Sri Lanka||Jaipur||31-Oct-05|
|Q de Kock||178||113||16||11||157.52||South Africa||Australia||Centurion||30-Sep-16|
|JS Malhotra||173*||124||4||16||139.51||U.S.A.||P.N.G.||Al Amerat||09-Sep-21|
Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Finishing in Style
Mahendra Singh Dhoni, also known as MS Dhoni, is a former Indian international cricketer who is considered one of the greatest cricketers of all time. He holds the record for the highest individual score by an Indian wicket-keeper in One Day International (ODI) matches.
Dhoni’s record-breaking innings came in the match against Sri Lanka on October 31st, 2005. Playing at the Cricket Stadium in Jaipur, India. Dhoni scored an unbeaten 183 runs off 145 balls. His innings included 15 fours and 10 sixes, and helped India to a remarkable victory.
Dhoni’s 183 is the highest individual score by any wicket-keeper in ODIs. The previous record for the highest score by an Indian wicket-keeper in ODIs was held by Rahul Dravid, who scored 145 runs against same opposition (Sri Lanka) in 1999.
Dhoni’s innings was not only a record-breaking achievement, but it was also a testament to his incredible ability to lead from the front. He has always been known for his cool and composed demeanor, even under pressure, and this innings was no different. He guided the Indian team to victory with his calculated and powerful batting, and solid captaincy.
Dhoni’s 183 runs innings is still considered as one of the greatest innings played by any Indian batsman in ODIs and it’s a record which is yet to be broken. He retired from cricket in August 2020, but his records and achievements will be remembered for generations to come.
What was the most memorable match MS Dhoni finished with a six?
MS Dhoni’s six that sealed the 2011 Cricket World Cup final is arguably the most memorable match he finished with a six. The match was played at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, India and the win was a historic moment for Indian cricket, it was the first time India had won a World Cup final in 28 years.
What is the highest individual score by any wicket-keeper in ODIs?
Dhoni’s 183 is the highest individual score by any wicket-keeper in ODIs. Dhoni’s record-breaking innings came in the match against Sri Lanka on October 31st, 2005. Playing at the Cricket Stadium in Jaipur, India
Was MS Dhoni the first cricketer to finish a match with a six?
No, MS Dhoni is not the first cricketer to finish a match with a six. There have been several cricketers who have finished matches with a six before him, but his ability to do so consistently in high-pressure situations is what sets him apart.
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