Mahendra Singh Dhoni is perhaps one of the biggest names in the history of Indian Premier League. There has been many great players who have played in the IPL. However no one can match the enigma and the records which Dhoni has created.
The last edition of IPL saw an incredible comeback for both Dhoni and his team Chennai Super Kings. It was a fairytale comeback for the franchise as they won their third IPL title.
Dhoni has been associated with the franchise since 2008. Last season he scored 455 runs at an average of 75 and strike rate of 150. He played a vital role in his team’s title run, once again after 2011.
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Here are four records which Dhoni can break in IPL 2019:
4. First captain to have 100 IPL wins
MS Dhoni is perhaps one of the greatest captains in the history of the sport. He has always been a natural leader both for his country and the IPL franchises. Overall in IPL , Dhoni has captained in 159 matches so far for Chennai Super Kings and Rising Pune Supergiants.
Dhoni has captained in more matches in IPL than any other player. He has won 94 matches out of 159 and has a win percentage of 59.49%. This is the highest percentage among all the captains who have led their teams in IPL in minimum 30 matches.
With just 6 wins needed to reach the 100-win mark, Dhoni can surely do it in this season. And if he does that, he will be the first captain in the history of IPL to win 100 games.
There are reports that this season might be the last IPL edition for the 37-year-old veteran. However Dhoni will surely achieve this record which will always be a hall-mark in the IPL captaincy records of all time.