ODI Milestone: MS Dhoni on verge of breaking a mammoth 10,000 run barrier

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Off late, MS Dhoni developed a golden habit of breaking the records in each match passing by. He recently concluded playing 300 ODI games then played 500th International game and registered a world record as the keeper in final T20I game. Now, even before the 50-over format started, MS Dhoni is on verge of breaking one of the biggest milestones.

Spilling the beans, India’s former skipper, Mahendra Singh Dhoni is just 33 runs away from scoring 10000 ODI runs in his glorious career, The record is going to be another illustrious feather in his already-glorious hat and going to set few records as a keeper as well. There is a chance for him to knock it out in the first ODI at Nottingham and join the Elite club.

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MS Dhoni (image source: DNAindia.com via AFP)

The other legendary cricketers who are already sitting in the 10K run room are Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and Sourav Ganguly while MS Dhoni is going to join them, hopefully, in coming series against England. Overall, Mahendra Singh Dhoni will become the 12th player with a great tally in his kitty. He will also become the second wicketkeeper after Kumar Sangakkara to achieve the feat.

Currently, Sachin Tendulkar is on top of the list with 18426 runs in ODIs. He is followed by Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara (14234), Australia’s Ricky Ponting (13704). Sri Lankans Sanath Jayasuriya (13430) and Mahela Jayawardene (12650) are followed by Pakistan’s Inzamam-ul Haq (11739), South Africa’s Jacques Kallis (11579), Ganguly (11363), Dravid (10889), West Indian Brian Lara (10405) and Sri Lanka’s Tillakaratne Dilshan (10290) in the list.

Coming to MS Dhoni, MS Dhoni is still serving the country with the same amount of zeal and respect by contributing to the team in all the ways possible. He is nurturing the young talents in a fine way and helping Virat Kohli on the field with his captaincy experience. Meanwhile, he also picked his form and flourishing match-winning knocks for the country and exceptional with his glove work as well.

However, MS Dhoni came across everything in his cricketing career from making his favourite person, Sachin Tendulkar’s dream of World Cup glory to inspiring Team India to stand at number 1 place in all the three formats of the game with his prudent captaincy and exceptional batting skills. All those records which are being attained by him now are the testimony of the fact that how consistent he has been.