IPL 2022: MS Dhoni achieves another milestone, crosses 7000-run mark in T20s | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Former Chennai Super Kings captain and legendary wicketkeeper-cum batsman MS Dhoni achieved yet another milestone in his illustrious career on Thursday as he became the the sixth Indian to cross the 7000-run mark in T20 cricket during the IPL match against Lucknow Super Giants at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai.
Needing 15 runs prior to this match, the vintage Dhoni (7001) was at his best as he smashed an unbeaten 16 off just 6 balls, that included two fours and a six, to reach the landmark. The former CSK skipper started the IPL 2022 season in style by playing a fine knock of unbeaten 50 runs that came in 38 balls against KKR.

Former Indian captain Dhoni, who has played in all the fifteen editions of the IPL till date, is sixth on the list of Indians which include Virat Kohli (10,326), Rohit Sharma (9,936), Suresh Raina (8654), Shikhar Dhawan (8,818) and Robin Uthappa (7,120).
In the overall list of highest run-getters in T20s, West Indies great Chris Gayle is sitting at the top with 14,562 runs, followed by Pakistan’s Shoaib Malik, WI’s Kieron Pollard, Australia’s Aaron Finch and Kohli.

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