MS Dhoni becomes first cricketer to captain 150 matches in IPL


Nation Next Newsroom | Apr 29, 2018 17:29

Indian cricketer MS Dhoni, on Saturday, reach another milestone during the match between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Mumbai Indians (MI) at Pune.
MS Dhoni

Indian cricketer MS Dhoni, on Saturday, reach another milestone during the match between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Mumbai Indians (MI) at Pune. Dhoni, who is the captain of CSK, became the first cricketer in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL) to lead his side in 150 matches.

Dhoni has captained CSK for all the eight seasons of IPL it has played and has also captained the now defunct Rising Pune Supergiants in 2016. Under Dhoni’s leadership, CSK has won the IPL two times (2010 and 2011) and has won the Champions League Twenty20 twice (2010 and 2014) as well.

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MS Dhoni also holds the record for being the only Indian captain to lead his side to win in all three major ICC events. Under Dhoni’s leadership, India won the T20 World Cup in 2007, ODI World Cup in 2011 and ICC Champions Trophy in 2013.