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Full list of MS Dhoni's Test records and achievements

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MS Dhoni has walked away from Test cricket but some of his records are likely to stand for a long time including most wins as India captain - 27.

Dhoni stunned the cricket world on December 30 when he announced his retirement from Test cricket after the Boxing Day Test against Australia in Melbourne. (10 questions to Dhoni)

Who will break Dhoni's records?

Having made his Test debut in 2005, Dhoni played the five-day format for 9 years before calling it quits. In these 9 years, he set several records and also took India to the number one spot in ICC Test rankings.

Full list of MS Dhoni's achievements/records as a Test player/captain

  • Most successful Indian captain - 27 wins
  • Most overseas Test losses as captain - 15
  • Second highest number of matches lost as India captain - 18 (Highest 19 by Nawab of Pataudi)
  • Most matches as India skipper - 60
  • Most wins as India captain at home - 21
  • Most runs as India skipper - 3,454 runs
  • Most matches as India wicketkeeper - 90
  • Highest individual score by a wicketkeeper-captain - 224
  • Highest individual score by an Indian captain - 224
  • First Indian captain to complete 10,000 runs (all formats included) in international cricket
  • Most dismissals by an Indian wicketkeeper - 294 (256 catches and 38 stumpings)
  • Only Indian wicketkeeper to have over 4,000 Test runs (4,876) and 250+ dismissals
  • Took India to No. 1 spot in ICC Test Rankings, in 2009
  • Only Indian stumper to effect 8 or more dismissals in a Test 4 times
  • First and only wicketkeeper so far to have 9 dismissals in a match (8 catches + 1 stumping) against Australia in Melbourne (December, 2014, his final Test)
  • Most ducks by an Indian captain - 8

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Story first published: Friday, January 2, 2015, 10:59 [IST]
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