List of matches M.S. Dhoni finished with a six

There have been 8 occasions when Mahendra Singh Dhoni has finished the match with a six. Here is the list of all of them.

Serial Number


Against Bowler Year Place Dhoni’s Score
1 West Indies Jermaine Lawson 2005 Dambulla 15*
2 Zimbabwe Blessing Mahwire 2005 Harare 67*
3 Sri Lanka Tillakaratne Dilshan 2005 Jaipur 183*
4 Sri Lanka Tillakaratne Dilshan 2005 Pune 45*
5 Pakistan Salman Butt  2007 Gwalior 45*
6 Pakistan Younis Khan 2008 Karachi 26*
7 Sri Lanka Nuwan Kulasekara 2011 Mumbai 91*
8 Sri Lanka Shaminda Eranga 2013 Port of Spain 45*


Some of the highlights of the table:

1: Dhoni has finished the match with a six on 8 occasions and has done it 4 times against Sri Lanka, most than any other opposition.

2: Second on the list is Pakistan , against whom , Dhoni has done it twice. Pakistan is followed by West Indies and Zimbabwe, against whom Dhoni has done it once each.

3: Highest score of Dhoni is 183, when he has scored a six to finish the match. The is also Dhoni’s highest score in the ODIs, which he scored against Sri Lanka in 2005 at Jaipur.

4: Tillakatatne Dilshan is the bowler against whom Dhoni has done it twice and incidentally in the same series , when India swept Sri Lanka 6-1 at home in 2005.

5: The most famous among all these is the 2011 World Cup , when he promoted himself ahead of Yuvraj Singh and took India to victory. He hit the famous six agaisnt Nuwan Kulasekara over the long on boundary.

6: Dhoni holds the record for finishing the match with a six on most occasions. Earlier this record was held by Brian Lara

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