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Dhoni joins 1500-run club in T20 cricket

Mahendra Singh Dhoni became the fifth Indian and 27th batsman overall to score 1500 runs in Twenty-20 cricket.

cricket Updated: Apr 26, 2010 01:02 IST

* Mahendra Singh Dhoni became the fifth Indian and 27th batsman overall to score 1500 runs in Twenty-20 cricket.

* The Chennai Super Kings' skipper achieved this feat during his 22-run knock in the final against Mumbai Indians at Mumbai on Sunday (April 25).

* It was 61st innings of his 67th match in twenty-20 cricket.

* Mahendra Singh Dhoni who made his debut for India against South Africa at Johannesburg on December 1, 2006, took three years and 145 days to complete 1500 runs.

* Suresh Raina also completed his 1500 runs during his unbeaten 57-run knock. It was 54th innings of the 57th match for the Chennai Super Kings' batsman.