Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who is widely regarded as one of the greatest captains of all time in limited overs cricket, captained India for the 200th time in the Super Four match of Asia Cup against Afghanistan in Dubai.
While doing so, he became the first Indian and third overall player after Ricky Ponting and Stephen Fleming to reach this milestone. MS Dhoni captained India in ODIs for the first time against Australia at Bangalore in September 2007. And under his leadership, India went to win ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 and ICC Champions Trophy 2013 and also won Asia Cup 2010.
A look at MS Dhoni's ODI captaincy record -
3 - MS Dhoni is the first Indian and third overall player to captain a team in 200 or more ODIs.
Most ODIs as captain in the world -
Ricky Ponting (Australia) - 230
Stephen Fleming (New Zealand) - 218
MS Dhoni (India) - 200
Arjuna Ranatunga (Sri Lanka) - 193
Allan Border (Australia) - 178
Most ODIs as captain for India -
MS Dhoni - 200
Mohammad Azharuddin - 174
Sourav Ganguly - 146
Rahul Dravid - 79
Kapil Dev - 74
110 - Number of ODI wins as captain for MS Dhoni - the second most ODI wins as captain in the world.
Most ODI wins as captain -
Ricky Ponting (Australia) - 165
MS Dhoni (India) - 110
Allan Border (Australia) - 107
Hansie Cronje (South Africa) - 99
Stephen Fleming (New Zealand) - 98
Most ODI wins as captain for India -
MS Dhoni - 110
Mohammad Azharuddin - 90
Sourav Ganguly - 76
Rahul Dravid - 42
Kapil Dev / Virat Kohli - 39
MS Dhoni's ODI captaincy record against each opposition -
MS Dhoni's home and away captaincy record in ODI cricket -