What all has India captain MS Dhoni achieved in ODI cricket?

Hamilton, Mar 11: MS Dhoni is making it a habit of breaking records in One Day Internationals, as a captain. He continues to set new milestones and at the moment he is guiding India's campaign at ICC World Cup 2015 in the right direction.

World Cup Special; Points Table; Dhoni breaks Kapil record

On Tuesday (March 10), Dhoni claimed another captaincy record when he led India to a convincing 8-wicket victory over Ireland at World Cup. (WC quarter-finals schedule)

Dhoni's achievements in ODI cricket keep increasing

With another feather in his cap, the wicketkeeper-batsman's collection of achievements keeps growing. Arguably he is the best Indian captain in the limited overs format. (33 facts about Dhoni)

Here is the list of Dhoni's records/achievements as India captain in ODIs and also as wicketkeeper-batsman (all records/statistics as on March 11, 2015)

# Only captain in history to have won all three ICC Trophies (World Twenty20, Champions Trophy, World Cup)

# Most consecutive wins as a India skipper at World Cup - 9 (previous best 8 by Sourav Ganguly in 2003)

# Overall, joint second most successive wins as World Cup captain - 9 (equal with Clive Lloyd of West Indies)

# Most wins as India captain at World Cup - 12 (previous best 11 by Kapil Dev - 1983 and 1987)

# First Indian captain to win a ODI tri-series in Australia (Commonwealth Bank Series in 2008)

# Most successful Indian captain with away wins in ODIs - 59 (previous best 58 by Ganguly)

# Most successful Indian wicketkeeper in ODIs in terms of dismissals (323 - Catches 238, Stumpings 85)

# Most matches as India captain - 175 (previous best 174 - Mohammad Azharuddin)

# Most successful captain for India in ODIs - 98 wins

Dhoni with the 2011 World Cup trophy

# Most matches by a wicketkeeper-captain in the world - 175

# Highest score in ODI history by a wicketkeeper-batsman - 183 not out

# Selected in the ICC ODI Team of the Year for the 8 times (7 in a row) with 5 times appointed captain

# Most catches by an Indian wicketkeeper in a ODI innings - 6

# Named ICC ODI Player of the Year in 2008 and 2009

# Winner of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna (highest honour for achievements in sports) in 2007-08

# Won ICC Peoples' Choice Award in 2013

# In 2012, Dhoni was awared an honorary doctorate degree by De Montfort University in Britain

# In 2011, Dhoni was conferred with the rank of honorary Lieutenant Colonel by the Territorial Army

Dhoni's ODI career in numbers

Full name: Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Date of birth: July 7, 1981

ODIs: 259; Runs: 8,343; Average: 52.14. 100s: 9; 50s: 56

ODI debut: Vs Bangladesh in Chittagong, December 23, 2004

First ODI as captain: Vs Australia in Bangalore, September 29, 2007 (No Result due to rain)

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