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By Sudatta Mukherjee
Aug 30, 2014
Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni created a world record for the most number of stumping across all formats, beating Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara in the process. Dhoni has played 382 matches across all formats and has taken 452 innings to reach the feat of 131 stumpings.
Whereas, Sangakkara has played 563 matches and 664 innings and is second on the list with 129 stumpings.Former Sri Lankan cricketer Romesh Kaluwitharana is third on the list with 101 stumpings. The second Indian in the top 10 list is Nayan Mongia.
Dhoni has a better dismissal per innings average also compared to Kumar Sangakkara. While, Dhoni’s dismissal per innings is 1.38 and Sangakkara is at 1.06. Dhoni achieved the feat when he got rid of England captain Alastair Cook off Ambati Rayudu during the third ODI between India and England at Trent Bridge.
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