India’s MS Dhoni on Sunday surpassed former Sri Lankan athlete Kumar Sangakkara to record most catches in T20 cricket throughout the primary match against African country at the Wanderers on Sunday.
The India wicketkeeper achieved the achievement when assembling a miss-hit from African country baseball player Reeza Hendricks off Bhuvneshwar Kumar as India went on to require a 1-0 lead within the three-match series.
MS Dhoni currently features a total of 134 catches in T20 cricket as he went past Sangakkara’s earlier record of 133 in 254 matches. Sangakkara additionally had fifty nine stumpings to require his overall tally to 192 dismissals in T20s.
The former Bharat captain has to this point compete 275 T20 matches, which has franchise cricket furthermore as Twenty20 Internationals, effecting a grand total of 204 dismissals which has 134 catches and seventy stumping.
Dhoni is just 3 dismissals behind the general record presently command by former Islamic Republic of Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal. He compete 211 matches associated established an overall 207 dismissals (115 catches and ninety two stumping).
As way as taking most catches within the T20 format is bothered, Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik is at third spot with 123 catches in 211 matches. Karthik conjointly has forty eight stumpings to his credit that takes his overall total to 171 dismissals.
With seventy seven dismissals in eighty seven T20 Internationals, Dhoni is much earlier than the competition. He has taken a record forty eight catches however continues to be behind Kamran (32), having affected twenty nine stumpings.
The Indian cricket team, meanwhile, claimed finish within the initial T20 at Johannesburg as they defeated South Africa by twenty eight runs.