Dhoni first player to do wicketkeeping in 600 innings, top with Moin in stumping.
Dhoni paused against South Africa on the ball of Koichhal.
Dhoni in the third position in the World Cup:
Sports desk India defeated South Africa by 6 wickets in their first World Cup match. Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has made two new records in this match. He reached the ground as a wicketkeeper in the 600th innings. Dhoni is the only wicketkeeper to reach this figure. Former South African wicketkeeper Mark Boucher had wicketkeeping in 596 innings.
Wicketkeeper Country Inning-
Mahendra Singh Dhoni India 600
Mark Boucher South Africa 596
Kumar Sangakkara Sri Lanka 499
Adam Gilchrist Australia 485
Dhoni stole 139th in List A Cricket:
The 37-year-old Dhoni stumped South African all-rounder Andy Fehlukuyo in the match to Yuzvendra Chahal. It was his 139th stumping in List A Cricket, In this case, Pakistan’s former wicketkeeper Moin Khan has equaled the record.
Dhoni left behind McCullum:
With the help of stumping Fehlukuyo, Dhoni hunted the 33rd in the World Cup. He is the third wicketkeeper to be the most hunt in the history of the tournament. They left behind New Zealand’s Brendon McCullum (32 victims).
World champion wicketkeeper:
Wicketkeeper Country Hunting-
Kumar Sangakkara Sri Lanka 54
Adam Gilchrist Australia 52
Mahendra Singh Dhoni India 33
Brandon McCullum New Zealand 32
Mark Boucher South Africa 31