MS Dhoni completes 8000 ODI runs


India captain MS Dhoni completed 8,000 runs in One Day Internationals on Friday January 31, 2014 during the fifth and final ODI against New Zealand at Westpac Stadium.

MS Dhoni is the 7th Indian to cross 8,000 runs in 50-over international cricket. Dhoni, in 214 innings, is the fourth fastest to cross 8,000 after Sourav Ganguly (200 innings), Sachin Tendulkar (210) and Brian Lara (211).

MS Dhoni scored 47 in the match. However, India lost the match by 87 runs and series 0-4.

Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid, Mohammad Azharuddin, Yuvraj Singh and Virender Sehwag are the other Indians in the 8,000-run club.

Indian batsmen in 8,000 ODI-run club:
  • Sachin Tendulkar 18,426 (463 matches),
  • Sourav Ganguly 11,363 (311),
  • Rahul Dravid 10,889 (344),
  • Mohammad Azharuddin 9,378 (334),
  • Yuvraj Singh 8,329 (293),
  • Virender Sehwag 8,273 (251),
  • MS Dhoni 8,046 (243)
NOTE: Records up to 31st January, 2014.

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