“MS Dhoni”: The Captain Cool Overall Test Record


MS Dhoni is India’s most successful captain in both test and ODI. Here we’re going to discuss MS Dhoni test record in both home condition and away from home condition. He has played 90 test match for India. MS Dhoni is awarded by several names i.e., Mr. Captain Cool. He played his 1st test against Sri Lanka in 12/02/2005 & his last match was against Australia in 26/12/2009 when took retirement from the test cricket. He played test cricket for nine years during his test cricket journey he earned both good and bad records, which you will find below.

Mr. Captain Cool is India’s most successful captain and only one captain in the history of cricket who won all the ICC trophy for his nation (T-20 World Cup in 2007, ODI World Cup in 2011, ICC Champion Trophy in 2013). MS Dhoni is not only the successful captain but also the most successful wicket-keeper of Indian cricket history. This post doesn’t contain MS Dhoni 50’s in the test.

MS Dhoni Overall Achievement In Test Cricket

Matches 90
Innings 144
Runs 4,876
Balls 8,248
Highest 224
Average 38.09
SR 59.12
Not Out 16
Ducks 10
Fours 544
Sixes 78
100’s 6
50’s 33


Some Beautiful Records of MS Dhoni In Test Cricket

Dhoni created an infinite number of records such as under his captaincy India became number one test team in 2009, and as an individual cricketer, he is the only one wicket-keeper in the test which has more than 4,000 runs (4,876) & 250+ dismissals.

Most Test win as India Captain 27 (21 at home, six away from home)


Most Matches as Indian Captain 75
Most matches win as India captain at home 21
Most run as Indian captain 3,454
Most matches as an Indian wicket-keeper 90
Most dismissals by an Indian wicket-keeper 294 (256 catches, 38 stumping)
Most dismissals by a wicket-keeper in the match 9 (8 catches +1 stumping)

Some Heartbroken Records of MS Dhoni In Test Cricket

Most overseas lost as test captain 15
2nd highest number of match lost as Indian captain 18
Most ducks as Indian wicket-keeper 10


List Of MS Dhoni Test Centuries

highest run getter

S.No Versus Ground Inning Runs Date
1 Pakistan Iqbal Stadium (Pakistan) 1st 148 21/01/2006
2 Sri Lanka Sardar Patel Stadium (India) 1st 110 16/11/2009
3 Sri Lanka Brabourne Stadium (India) 1st 100* 02/12/2009
4 South Africa Eden Gardens (India) 1st 132* 14/02/2010
5 West Indies Eden Gardens (India) 1st 144 14/11/2011
6 Australia MA Chidambaram Stadium (India) 1st 224 22/02/2013


Individual Record as Indian Captain in test

Place Matches Innings Runs HS Ave 100s 50s
Home 30 43 1,863 224 51.75 5 10
Away 25 43 1,287 90 32.17 0 11


Test Record as Indian Caption

Place Matches Win Lost Draw Win%
Home 30 21 3 6 70%
Away 25 6 11 8 24%


MS Dhoni Captaincy Record Away From Home Country wise

Country Matches Win Lost Draw Win%
Australia 3 0 3 0 0%
Bangladesh 1 1 0 0 100%
England 6 1 4 1 17%
New Zealand 4 1 1 2 25%
South Africa 5 1 2 2 20%
Sri Lanka 3 1 1 1 33%
West Indies 3 1 0 2 33%


I hope you’ll like this post. We tried most to collect all the data but what we can manage is this. If you want to know more about MS Dhoni like his record in ODI, t-20, & IPL must share with us. You can also ask about any internal cricketer record we’ll try to deliver to you. Find the MS Dhoni record & ask your query.


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