Dhoni second CSK batsman to reach 4,000 IPL runs

Suresh Raina is the top-scorer for Chennai Super Kings, having passed 5,000 runs last week.

The veteran wicketkeeper-batsman is second only to Suresh Raina in CSK’s list of all-time run scorers.   -  PTI

M. S. Dhoni on Wednesday became only the second Chennai Super Kings batsman to reach 4,000 runs in the Indian Premier League, reaching the landmark against the Mumbai Indians with a brace off Jason Behrendorff at the Wankhede Stadium.

The veteran wicketkeeper-batsman is second only to Suresh Raina in CSK’s list of all-time run scorers. Raina has 5086 runs from 180 matches overall.

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Dhoni, who scored his first half-century of this edition of the IPL against Rajasthan Royals at Chepauk, has a fifty in every IPL season since the inaugural edition in 2008.

The 37-year-old has 21 half-centuries, 19 for CSK and two for Rising Pune Supergiant, against his name in 178 matches. He, however, is yet to score a hundred.

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