In addition to being one of the Indian cricket team's most successful captains, Mahendra Singh Dhoni is renowned as a legendary wicketkeeper-batsman worldwide. Over the years, MS Dhoni has dazzled opposition batters with his out-of-the-box abilities and performed some stunning feats behind the stumps. Dhoni is regarded as the greatest wicketkeeper of all time by many international cricket commentators, and he has transformed wicketkeeping. Let us look at the fastest stumpings made by MS Dhoni.
1. Fastest Stumping Record – 0.08 Secs
In this game against the Windies, Dhoni successfully performed a stumping to quickly remove Keemo Paul of the West Indies. Yes, Dhoni stumped out West Indies player Keemo, who was making his debut at the time, in just 0.08 seconds. We had to pause when the world record for the fastest Dhoni stumping was set. In 350 games, he has taken 123 stumpings in all.
2. Mitchell Marsh Stumped
In 2012, India visited Australia. This incident happened during a T20 match in Melbourne versus Mitchell Marsh. To get the big one, Rahul Sharma bowled a leg-break delivery that beat the batsman. However, he didn't consider that if he misses, he must leave. Marsh moved his foot beyond the crease, leaving just enough room for Dhoni to make contact. Dhoni quickly smashed the bails off!
3. Jonathan Trott
Following his dismissal at the ICC Champions Trophy Final at Edgbaston in Birmingham, England's Jonathan Trott trudges off. If MS Dhoni hadn't derailed his strategy, Jonathan Trott, England's most reliable batsman, could have won his team the ICC Champions Trophy. R Ashwin has bowled a delivery down the leg-side as requested by MS Dhoni to be stumped out of the crease, and it was successful.
4. Ian Bell
Another player from England, Ian Bell, was thrown out by MS Dhoni's lightning-quick stumping. When Ravindra Jadeja bowled him an arm ball during the Champions Trophy final, Dhoni picked it up expertly and sent him back to the pavilion by removing the stumps.
5. Sabbir Rahman
The Bangladeshi batter Sabbir Rahman also fell prey to MS Dhoni's stumping prowess. When Bangladesh's cricket squad only needed a few runs to win the match in the 2016 ICC T20 World Cup, MS Dhoni and Suresh Raina crushed all of their hopes by sending Rahman back to the pavilion.
6. Tamim Iqbal
The dismissal of Tamim Iqbal showcased MS Dhoni at his very best. Jasprit Bumrah lost his catch, and MS Dhoni quickly stumped him outside the crease. With this stumping, MS Dhoni outdid himself. MS Dhoni has succeeded in every aspect of his life.
7. George Bailey
This occurred when MS Dhoni executed a famous breakneck stumping to get rid of Australian batsman George Bailey during the third one-day international of a bilateral series between India and Australia. MS Dhoni's lightning-quick stumpings stunned everyone.
8. Glenn Maxwell
Glenn Maxwell was the victim of MS Dhoni's stumping during the T20I series between India and Australia. Yuvraj Singh was introduced into the assault by Dhoni, and Maxwell was quickly dismissed after that.
9. Jacob Oram
This occurred in 2009 during a bilateral ODI series between India and New Zealand. When Jacob Oram attempted to smash one of Yuvraj Singh's deliveries in the air, Dhoni was quick to catch the ball and remove his bails, making Oram the victim of Dhoni's genius.
10. Tim Siefert
Seifert was utterly outmatched as Yadav's delivery spun sharply past his bat. Dhoni collected the ball neatly and without making any mistakes. The 37-year-old MSD quickly removed the bails after that. The stumping took place in an astonishing 0.099 seconds. For Dhoni, causing stumpings is his main source of income.