CSK vs KKR, IPL 2021: MS Dhoni achieves another record, becomes 1st to complete 150 dismissals in IPL

IPL 2021: CSK showed great character to revive their lost glory and climb to the apex of the points table this time around
IPL 2021: CSK showed great character to revive their lost glory and climb to the apex of the points table this time around

CSK vs KKR, IPL 2021: MS Dhoni achieves another record, 1st to complete 150 dismissals in IPL- Chennai Super Kings skipper MS Dhoni has achieved yet another record in third successive match. He became the first player to complete 150 dismissals in IPL. The 39-year-old achieved the feat while playing against Kolkata Knight Riders at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. The veteran took 3 catches in the match- Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi and Eoin Morgan.

In his IPL career, MS Dhoni has taken 112 catches and completed 39 stumpings till date. He is ahead of Dinesh Karthik on this list.

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CSK vs KKR, IPL 2021: MS Dhoni achieves another record, 1st to complete 150 dismissals in IPL

Most dismissals
Player Span Mat Inns Dis Ct St Max Dis Inns Dis/Inn
MS Dhoni 2008-2021 208 201 151 112 39 4 (4ct 0st) 0.751
(Chennai Super Kings, Rising Pune Supergiant, Rising Pune Supergiants)
KD Karthik 2008-2021 200 183 143 112 31 4 (4ct 0st) 0.781
(Delhi Daredevils, Gujarat Lions, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore)
RV Uthappa 2008-2020 189 114 90 58 32 4 (2ct 2st) 0.789
(Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, Pune Warriors, Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers Bangalore)

 

In the last two matches, MS Dhoni became the first captain and second player to play 200 matches in the IPL.

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When it comes to batting, MS Dhoni came in to bat No. 4 but the veteran wicket-keeper batsman failed to score big again. He got out for just 17 runs off 8 balls off Andre Russell’s penultimate over. Eoin Morgan took a splendid catch to get rid of Dhoni.

In the match, CSK scored 220/3 in 20 overs and later bowled out KKR for 202 runs in 19.1 overs.

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