Special 100: Another record for India captain MS Dhoni

Melbourne, March 19: India captain MS Dhoni reached another milestone in his illustrious international career when he joined an elite club of skippers with 100 or more victories.

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India thrashed Bangladesh by 109 runs to reach the ICC World Cup 2015 semi-finals today at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). (Aleem Dar under fire for 'helping' Rohit)

Dhoni and his team-mates are happy after taking a Bangladesh wicket

This was Dhoni's 100th victory as India captain in ODIs. He is only the third skipper and first Indian in ODI history to achieve this.

The leader of the pack is Australia's Ricky Ponting, followed by Allan Border. Previous best for India was Mohammad Azharuddin with 90 wins from 174 matches.

Also today, Dhoni recorded his 11th World Cup win in a row as India's captain. Today's was 7th success on the trot in the current tournament while he had 4 in 2011 World Cup which culminated in lifting the trophy in Mumbai.

Dhoni was appointed as India's ODI captain in 2007. He is the only skipper in cricket history to have won all three ICC trophies - Twenty20 World Championship (2007), World Cup (2011) and Champions Trophy (2013).

Most wins as captain in ODIs - Top 5

165 in 230 matches (Lost 51) - Ricky Ponting (Australia) - Win percentage - 76%

107 in 178 (67) - Allan Border (Australia) - 61%

100 in 177 (62) - MS Dhoni (India) - 60%

99 in 138 (35) - Hansie Cronje (South Africa) - 73%

98 in 218 (106) - Stephen Fleming (New Zealand) - 48%

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