This Day, that year: MS Dhoni retired from international cricket, five achievements of legendary India captain - In Pics

On 15 August 2020, India's greatest captain retired from international cricket leaving many cricket fans in despair. Here we bring you Mahendra Singh Dhoni's top five greatest achievements as captain of the Indian cricket team.

2011 ODI World Cup

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2011 ODI World Cup

One of the greatest achievements of MS Dhoni's career, when he guided India to an ODI World Cup trophy scoring 91 in the final against Sri Lanka as the nation finally lifted the prestigious trophy after a long 28-year wait. (Image Source: Twitter)

2007 World Cup

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2007 World Cup

Dhoni led India to their first T20 World Cup title which was also the first World Cup of the shortest format. India won the trophy beating Pakistan in the finals that year. (Image source: Twitter)

Number 1 team in Test cricket

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Number 1 team in Test cricket

MS Dhoni helped India attain the number 1 spot in the ICC Test rankings in 2009 and was awarded with the ICC Test championship trophy his team's ranking in red-ball cricket. (Image Source: Twitter)

2013 Champions Trophy

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2013 Champions Trophy

India sealed the final from England in 2013 defending a mere total of 129 runs in 20 overs. MS Dhoni was on his best behind the wickets using the field and bowling changes to play with England's batting lineup. (Image Source: Twitter)

Cricketer with most caps as Captain

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Cricketer with most caps as Captain

MS Dhoni broke former Australia captain Ricky Ponting's record of most matches played as the captain across all formats. Dhoni led India in 332 matches which is 8 more than Ponting and won 178 while losing 120 of them. Dhoni also has the record of most wins as the Indian captain, 110 out of 200 ODI matches. (Image Source: Twitter)

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