MS Dhoni creates history with Champions Trophy win

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Updated: Monday, June 24, 2013, 12:17 [IST]
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Birmingham, June 24: MS Dhoni created history on Sunday (June 23) here at Edgbaston by becoming the first captain in the history of limited overs cricket to win all three major ICC titles.

When Dhoni captain India to Champions Trophy 2013 victory here on Sunday, it was a historic moment for the Jharkhand man. India edged England by 5 runs in a rain-curtailed 20-over final.

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Dhoni has won all three ICC global tournaments - World Twenty20 (2007), World Cup (2011) and now Champions Trophy (2013).

The 31-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman was appointed as India's ODI captain in 2007. He took charge of the team from Rahul Dravid. In his first world event as captain - WT20 in South Africa, he led a bunch of youngsters to glory.

In 2011, Dhoni ended India's 28-year wait for 50-over World Cup at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. India defeated Sri Lanka in the final on April 2, 2011.

After securing another silverware, Dhoni has truly become one of the greatest captains in Indian cricket and also in the world.


Story first published:  Monday, June 24, 2013, 12:03 [IST]
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