Friday, March 6, 2015

MS Dhoni overtakes Ganguly, breaks many records

MS Dhoni breaks Sourav Ganguly record

Mahendra Singh Dhoni who played very well under pressure against West Indies by scoring 45 runs overtakes Sourav Ganguly as a captain with most mumber of wins in overseas. Sourav Ganguly won 58 matches in foreign land, Dhoni Surpasses it by 59 matches with match against West Indies. He is also the First Indian player to have 150 wins in International cricket as captain.

Records created by MS Dhoni as captain

1. MS Dhoni stands at number 3 (with 150 wins) in captain with most number of wins in international cricket, Ricky Ponting(220 wins) and Greame Smith(160 wins).


2. Dhoni(59 wins) holds the record of Indian captain with most number of wins in overseas and overtakes Sourav Ganguly who won 58 matches.


India Captain Matches Won Lost  Tie
 MS Dhoni   111   59  41   3
 Sourav Ganguly   111   58  48
 Mohammad Azharuddin   116   50  59   1
 Rahul Dravid     43   21  20
 Kapil Dev     42   21  20


3. MS Dhoni who played 174 matches as captain equalized former Indian captain Mohammad Azharuddin record.


4. MS Dhoni (59 wins) stands at number 3 with Clive Lloyd in captain with most wins in overseas, Ricky Ponting(109 wins), Hansie Cronje(60 wins) were in first two positions.


 Captain Matches Won Lost  Tie
 Ricky Ponting     141 104   29   2
 Hansie Cronje      87  60   24   1
 MS Dhoni     111  59   41   3
 Clive Lloyd      77  59   16   1
 Sourav Ganguly     111  58   48
 Arjuna Ranatunga     145  57   84   1

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