Skipper Dhoni retires from Test cricket

Skipper Dhoni retires from Test cricket

Melbourne/Mumbai, Dec 30 (IANS) Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni Tuesday decided to quit Test cricket with immediate effect, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said in a statement. Virat Kohli has been named captain for the fourth and final Test.

Test cricket Records

Test centuries:

Test centuries
# Runs Match Against Stadium City/Country Year
1 148 5  Pakistan Iqbal Stadium Faisalabad, Pakistan 2006
2 110 38  Sri Lanka Sardar Patel Stadium Ahmedabad, India 2009
3 100* 40  Sri Lanka Brabourne Stadium Mumbai, India 2009
4 132* 42  South Africa Eden Gardens Kolkata, India 2010
5 144 63  West Indies Eden Gardens Kolkata, India 2011
6 224 74  Australia M.A. Chidambaram Stadium Chennai, India 2013

Man of the Match Awards:

S No Opponent Venue Season Match Performance
1  Australia Mohali 2008 92 & 68*
2  Australia M.A. Chidambaram Stadium 2013 224
ODI Centuries
Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s ODI Centuries
No. Score Balls 4s 6s Against H/A/N Venue Year Result
1 148 123 15 4  Pakistan Home ACA-VDCA Stadium, Vishakapatnam, Hyderabad 2005 India won by 58 runs
2 183* 145 15 10  Sri Lanka Home Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur, Rajasthan 2005 India won by 6 wickets
3 139* 97 15 5 Africa XI Home MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai 2007 Asia XI won by 13 runs
4 109* 96 6 6  Hong Kong Neutral National Stadium, Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan 2008 India won by 256 runs
5 124 107 9 3  Australia Home Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur, Maharashtra 2009 India won by 99 runs
6 107 111 8 2  Sri Lanka Home Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur, Maharashtra 2009 Sri Lanka won by 3 wickets
7 101* 107 9 0  Bangladesh Away Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Mirpur, Dhaka 2010 India won by 6 wickets
8 113* 125 7 3  Pakistan Home MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai 2012 Pakistan won by 6 wickets
9 139* 121 12 5  Australia Home Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali 2013 Australia won by 4 wickets

Man of the Series Awards:

S No Series (Opponents) Season Series Performance
1  Sri Lanka in  India ODI Series 2005/06 346 Runs (7 Matches & 5 Innings, 1×100, 1×50); 6 Catches & 3 Stumpings
2  India in  Bangladesh ODI Series 2007 127 Runs (2 Matches & 2 Innings, 1×50); 1 Catches & 2 Stumpings[111]
3  India in  Sri Lanka ODI Series 2008 193 Runs (5 Matches & 5 Innings, 2×50); 3 Catches & 1 Stumping
4  India in  West Indies ODI Series 2009 182 Runs (4 Matches & 3 Innings with an average of 91); 4 Catches & 1 Stumping
5  India in  England ODI Series 2011 236 Runs (5 Matches & 5 Innings with an average of 78.66, 3×50)
6  England in  India ODI Series 2011 212 Runs (5 Matches & 4 Innings with out been dismissed even once in the series, 2×50)

Man of the Match Awards:

S No Opponent Venue Season Match Performance
1  Pakistan Vishakapatnam 2004/05 148 (123b, 15×4, 4×6); 2 Catches
2  Sri Lanka Jaipur 2005/06 183* (145b, 15×4, 10×6); 1 Catch
3  Pakistan Lahore 2005/06 72 (46b, 12×4); 3 Catches
4  Bangladesh Mirpur 2007 91* (106b, 7×4); 1 Stumping
5 Africa XI[101] Chennai 2007 139* (97b, 15×4, 5×6); 3 Stumpings
6  Australia Chandigarh 2007 50* ( 35b, 5×4 1×6); 2 Stumpings
7  Pakistan Guwahati 2007 63, 1 Stumping
8  Sri Lanka Karachi 2008 67, 2 Catches
9  Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 2008 76, 2 Catches
10  New Zealand Napier 2009 84*, 1 Catch & 1 Stumping
11  West Indies Beausejour Stadium, St. Lucia 2009 46*, 2 Catches & 1 Stumping
12  Australia Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur 2009 124, 1 Catches, 1 Stumping & 1 Runout
13  Bangladesh Mirpur 2010 101* (107b, 9×4)
14  Sri Lanka Wankhede Stadium 2011 91*
15  England Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium 2011 87*, 1 Catch & 1 Stumping
16  Pakistan Chennai 2012 113*
17  Pakistan Feroz Shah Kotla 2013 36, 1 Catch & 1 Stumping
18  Sri Lanka Port of Spain 2013 45*, 1 Catch & 3 Stumpings

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