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Dhoni goes past Kirmani's record

Press Trust Of India
Nov 06, 2011 at 03:41pm IST

New Delhi: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday completed another milestone as he pipped Syed Kirmani to become the Indian wicketkeeper with the highest number of dismissals in his kitty.

Dhoni stumped Kraigg Brathwaite off Pragyan Ojha's bowling to bag his 199th victim in his 62nd Test match - one more than Kirmani who represented India in 88 Tests.

Among Dhoni's 199 victims, 173 are caught behind and 26 are stumpings.

Dhoni goes past Kirmani's record

MS Dhoni grabbed his 199th victim when he stumped Kraigg Brathwaite off Pragyan Ojha's bowling.

Apart from Dhoni and Kirmani, only Kiran More and Nayan Mongia are the other two wicketkeepers who have recorded more than 100 dismissals. More had 130 dismissals from 49 Tests while Mongia had 107 victims from 44 Tests.

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