MS Dhoni Registered a Couple of Unique Records As India Beat South Africa in Their CWC 2019 Opening Tie
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MS Dhoni created a world record for himself as India went on to beat South Africa by six wickets in the team's CWC 2019 opening tie which was held at the Rose Bowl Cricket Ground in Southampton. MS Dhoni who also scored 34 runs, went on to become the first ever wicket-keeper to keep wickets for 600 international innings. MS Dhoni overtook Mark Boucher who kept wickets for 596 innings. Kumar Sangakkara stands on number three keeping wickets for 499 matches. MS Dhoni surpassed Brendon McCullum with 33 World Cup stumpings.  South Africa vs India Live Cricket Score 8th ODI Match.

Kumar Sangakkara stands on number one with 54 stumpings in the World Cup. Adam Gilchrist stands on number two with 52 stumpings in the mega event. Yesterday MS Dhoni implemented the stumping of Andile Phehlukwayo in the 40th over and now has 139 first class stumpings in list A cricket. He also went on to equal the record of Pakistan’s Moin Khan. IND vs SA, CWC 2019 Stat Highlights: Rohit Sharma, Yuzvendra Chahal Shine As All-Round India Hand South Africa Six-Wicket Defeat.

Talking about the game yesterday, India won the game by six wickets as they chased a total of 228 runs. It was Jasprit Bumrah who chipped in with a couple of early wickets and got rid of the openers Hashim Amla and Quinton de Kock. Yuzvendra Chahal snapped four vital wickets and further dented the South African side. Rohit Sharma scored an unbeaten knock of 122 runs and drove India to victory. Virat Kohli and men will next play against Australia on June 9, 2019, at The Oval in London.