MS Dhoni 4th Indian batsman to score 13000 runs in List A cricket

first_img India Today Web Desk HyderabadMarch 4, 2019UPDATED: March 4, 2019 00:22 IST MS Dhoni has amassed 13,054 runs in 412 List A matches at an average of 50.79. (AP Photo)HIGHLIGHTSMS Dhoni scored a fifty in the first ODI to reach the milestoneDhoni and Jadhav struck a massive partnership to take India to 6-wicket win over Australia in 1st ODIDhoni is also the leading six-hitter for India in ODIsMahendra Singh Dhoni joined an elite list in the first one-day international against Australia on Saturday as he became only the fourth Indain batsman to score over 13000 runs in List A cricket. With a fifty in the first ODI, Dhoni amassed 13,054 runs in 412 List A matches at an average of 50.79.With over 13,000 runs, the former Indian captain has now joined an elite club, which comprises of Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid.Dhoni achieved the milestone during the first One-Day International (ODI) against Australia when he scored a gritty half-century to power India to a six-wicket victory.Former England star Graham Gooch is at the top of the list with 22,211 runs in List A cricket.Apart from this, Dhoni’s unbeaten 141-run partnership with Kedar Jadhav is the second highest fifth-wicket stand by India against Australia at home. This was also the second best partnership for any wicket at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium here.The highest stand was put up by Shaun Marsh and Shane Watson of Australia when they produced a 145-run opening partnership in 2009.During the first ODI, Dhoni also became the leading six-hitter in ODIs for India toppling Rohit Sharma en route. Dhoni hit his 216th six on Saturday to achieve the milestone.The milestone six came for Dhoni off Nathan Coulter-Nile as the former captain tonked the quick over long on, courtesy the strong bottom-hand grip of his.While Dhoni leads the list with 216 sixes, Rohit Sharma is a close second with 215. Third on the list is Tendulkar with 195 sixes to his name while Ganguly (189), Yuvraj Singh (153) and Sehwag (131) complete the top six.advertisementAlso Read | When you have MS Dhoni at the other hand, you just have to listen to him: Kedar JadhavFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Tags :Follow MS DhoniFollow List A cricketFollow India vs Australia MS Dhoni 4th Indian batsman to score 13000 runs in List A cricketMS Dhoni joined Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid in an elite list of Indian batsmen to have scored over 13000 runs in List A cricket.advertisementlast_img read more

WeStandTogether Twitter unites against hate after Finsbury Park terror attack

first_imgBoxer Amir Khan also tweeted  “Terrorists will not succeed in their attempts to divide us and make us live in fear.”Here’s everything we know about the attack.  Metropolitan Police Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said: “This was an attack on London and all Londoners and we should all stand together against extremists whatever their cause.“Now is a time once again for London to stand together to face those who seek to divide us.”He added: “There is now an ongoing investigation by our Counter Terrorism Command to establish why this attack was carried out.“London is a city of many faiths and many nationalities. An attack on one community is an attack on all of us. Emergency services also expressed their condolences This is Muslim Welfare House in #FinsburyPark on Saturday, a few yards from where the attack happened last night. #WeStandTogether still… pic.twitter.com/IsOU2t2DFG— Andy Hull (@AndyHull79) June 19, 2017 MPs also used the hashtag  I am really saddened to hear about the attack in #FinsburyPark -I pray for all the victims and their families #WeStandTogether— Amir Khan (@amirkingkhan) June 19, 2017 Many are using the hashtag #WeStandTogether on Twitter, reacting with shock and horror to the incident. “#WeStandTogether against hate and must not allow terrorism to divide us,” tweeted @ASPoliceCommissioner.‏“We are not divided. We are not filled with hate. #WeStandTogether,” posted another.#WeStandTogether –  How Twitter reacted  Thoughts with all affected by brutal #FinsburyPark attack. More important than ever that #WeStandTogether & reject the poison of hate— Richard Burden MP (@RichardBurdenMP) June 19, 2017 Cmsr: “#London is a city of many faiths and many nationalities. An attack on one community is an attack on all of us.” #WeStandTogether— Metropolitan Police (@metpoliceuk) June 19, 2017 Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. Waking up to another attack in London. Thoughts & prayers with all those affected.#WeStandTogether pic.twitter.com/hcS4mUbl4h— Nick Downing (@NickDowningMPS) June 19, 2017 Yesterday we joined the #GreatGetTogether for Jo. Today another terrorist attack shows why it matters more than ever that #WeStandTogether— Yvette Cooper (@YvetteCooperMP) June 19, 2017 #WeStandTogether in solidarity with the victims of the horrific terrorist attack in #FinsburyPark.Thoughts & prayers with all those affected pic.twitter.com/04kxobdpYN— Shomrim N.E. London (@Shomrim) June 19, 2017 Our thoughts go to the victims, their families and the wider #FinsburyPark community this morning. #WeStandTogether https://t.co/xgGOkBQy4I— Surrey Police (@SurreyPolice) June 19, 2017 Social media users are sending out messages of solidarity and defiance following the Finsbury Park terrorist attack.One man has died and 10 others were injured after a van was rammed into worshippers outside a mosque in north London.According to one eyewitness, the driver is said to have screamed: “I’m going to kill all Muslims”. Horrific to see another terror attack on our streets. Thoughts with those killed, injured and affected#FinsburyParkattack #WeStandTogether https://t.co/nT35qOCHUD— Jim McMahon MP (@JimfromOldham) June 19, 2017 If you see anything suspicious, don’t take a chance call this hotline number #WeStandTogether https://t.co/m1Xfya8tb7 pic.twitter.com/AmceF4R5mT— London Fire Brigade (@LondonFire) June 19, 2017 Horrendous attack on people because of their Muslim faith near #FinsburyParkMosque. Thoughts+prayers with the victims.#WeStandTogether— Ivan Lewis (@IvanLewis_MP) June 19, 2017last_img read more