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ICC Cricket World Cup 2015
ICC World Cup: With the victory against Bangladesh Dhoni becomes only Indian captain to win 100 ODIs
Well, India's impressive victory over Bangladesh in the crucial quarter final has not only resulted in securing a berth in semi finals of the World cup, but the captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Thursday achieved yet another remarkable milestone of registering 100 ODI wins as captain.

Playing his 178th ODI Dhoni achieved this milestone and becomes the first non-Australian captain to do so. The Indian Captain has surpassed former South Afirican captain Hansie Cronje record of winning 99 ODI's as captain. Now only two Australian former captain Ricky Ponting, with 165 ODI wins and Allan Border (107 wins) are ahead of Dhoni. 

Dhoni is the only captain to win all three ICC tournaments - World T20 (2007), World Cup (2011) and Champions Trophy (2013) which is a rare event in the history of cricket. This also facilitated 11 straight wins, including 4 in the last edition, which is only second to Australia's winning tally of 24 games under Ponting (21) and Steve Waugh (3).

The Indian captain has also registered the highest number of knockout wins (9) in ICC tournaments. Earlier Ponting was holding record of 8 wins.

Dhoni took over the captainship of team India in 50 overs game in 2007. Since that time he has achieved great glories in international cricketing events, even taking India to the top of Test rankings for quite a while.

Since making his ODI debut against Bangladesh in 2004, the wicketkeeper-batsman has already made 8434 runs in 261 ODIs, with a reasonably good average over 50. 

He is a wonderful strategist, a dynamic leader, one of the best finisher, a motivator, a bold and brave wicketkeeper batsman and has already become an icon for millions of the youth of India. Recently it has been decided that a Ranchi stadium will be named after him. Truly he deserves to be the most loved sportsperson.

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Dr.Cajetan Coelho
Congrats to MSD.
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