Dhoni’s Test career highlights

Melbourne, Dec 30 (IANS) Career highlights of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who Tuesday retired from Test cricket and thus relinquished his captaincy of the Indian cricket team.

Test debut: India v Sri Lanka at Chennai, Dec 2-6, 2005.
Matches: 90
Innings: 144
Not outs: 16
Highest Score: 224
Average: 38.09
Balls Faced: 8,249
Strike Rate: 59.11
100s: 6
50s: 33
4s: 544
6s: 78
Catches: 256
Stumpings: 38
2008-2014 – 60 matches, 27 wins, 18 losses, 0 tied and 15 drawn
30 matches, 6 wins, 15 losses, 9 drawn
Specific highlights:
60: Led India in most number of matches
27: Most number of matches won by an Indian captain
18: Most number of matches lost by an Indian skipper
Dhoni also is the first Indian batsman to complete 10,000 runs or more as captain in international cricket, joining Ricky Ponting (15,440), Graeme Smith (14,878), Stephen Fleming (11,561) and Allan Border (11,062).
Dhoni (eight catches, one stumping) became the first Indian wicketkeeper to effect nine dismissals in a Test match in Melbourne.