Mahendra Singh Dhoni : India's Most Succesful Skipper Who has ended his five-day career, having played 90 Test matches. He finished with 4876 runs, 6 hundreds, 33 fifties and 294 dismissals. Below are some of the statistical highlights of India's most successful skipper.
Most successful Indian skipper.



Mahendra Singh Dhoni Retires From Test Cricket!
Mahendra Singh Dhoni Retires From Test Cricket!
Dhoni's captaincy record: 60 matches, 27 wins, 18 losses, 15 draws, win% 45. Second comes Sourav Ganguly with 21 wins in 49 matches, win% 42.85.

Most successful Indian skipper at home
Dhoni's captaincy record: 30 matches, 21 wins, 3 losses, 6 draws, win % 70. Second comes Mohammad Azharuddin with 13 wins in 20 matches, win % 65.

Most runs as India captain


Dhoni's numbers: 3454 runs, 5 hundreds, 24 fifties, avg 40.63. Second comes Sunil Gavaskar with 3449 runs with 11 hundreds and 14 fifties at an avg of 50.72.


Highest individual score by an Indian captain
Dhoni's numbers: 224 off 265 against Australia in 2013. Second comes Sachin Tendulkar with 217 off 344 against New Zealand in 1999.


Highest individual score by a wicket-keeper captain
Dhoni's numbers: 224 off 265 against Australia in 2013. Second comes Mushfiqur Rahim with 200 off 321 against Sri Lanka in 2013.


Highest individual score by an Indian wicket-keeper
Dhoni's numbers: 224 off 265 against Australia in 2013. Second comes BK Kunderan with 192 against England in 1964.


Most dismissals and most catches by an Indian wicket-keeper
Dhoni's stats: 294 dismissals - 256 catches and 38 stumpings. Second comes Syed Kirmani with 198 dismissals - 160 catches and 38 stumpings.


Most dismissals in a match by an Indian wicket-keeper
Dhoni's numbers: 9 dismissals - 8 catches and 1 stumping against Australia in 2014. Nayan Mongia (twice) and Dhoni himself (thrice) occupy the second spot with 8 dismissals.

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