1st Test: Records galore for double-centurion MS Dhoni

With a magnificent maiden double-hundred on a dusty Chennai track, Indian skipper MS Dhoni achieved many unprecedented heights. Not only did he break Sachin Tendulkar’s record of highest Test score by an Indian skipper, Dhoni also became the first Indian wicketkeeper to achieve this feat in the history of Test cricket.

In the 144th over, Dhoni smashed a huge six off offspinner Nathan Lyon to reach 217 and then stole a single to surpass Tendulkar’s score of 217 which he scored against New Zealand on October 29, 1999 at Ahmedabad.

Here is a look at the various records that Dhoni broke during his brilliant knock against Australia. Read more
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