Former Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni achieved two personal milestones as he completed 10,000 runs and 300 catches during the second ODI against England at Lord’s on Saturday. The three-match series is tied at 1-1 with last ODI scheduled for Tuesday.
Dhoni became only the fourth Indian and 12th overall to enter 10,000 run club. The other three Indian who have scored 10,000 or more runs before Dhoni are Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, and Rahul Dravid.
Dhoni has maintained a brilliant average of 51.30 that makes him the first player to enter the 10,000-run club with an average in excess of 50. The next best average is of Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar, who scored 18,426 runs in 463 matches at an average of 44.83.
Dhoni is only the second wicketkeeper to enter the 10k club. The other wicketkeeper who has achieved this feet is former Sri Lankan skipper Kumar Sangakkara. The Sri Lankan keeper-batsman scored 14,234 runs in 404 matches.