CSK vs DC LIVE: With Dhawan catch, Dhoni two dismissals short of being most successful wicketkeeper in IPL

Dhoni, who was only three dismissals shy of the record before the match, with a caught behind dismissal of Shikhar Dhawan in the second qualifier against the Delhi Capitals in Vizag.

Dhoni had grabbed the headlines in CSK's last league game against Delhi at Chepauk when his lightning-quick stumpings had helped the host side inflict a 80-run defeat on Delhi.   -  afp

Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni, on Friday, is two dismissals shy of surpassing Kolkata Knight Riders' skipper Dinesh Karthik to become the wicket-keeper with most dismissals in Indian Premier League.

Dhoni, who was only three dismissals shy of the record before the match, with a caught behind dismissal of Shikhar Dhawan in the second qualifier against the Delhi Capitals in Vizag is now two short of breaking the record.

Dhoni has 130 dismissals – 92 catches and 38 stumpings – to his name, only 1 dismissal behind Dinesh Karthik (131 dismissals), who holds the IPL record at the moment. Robin Uthappa of KKR is the third best with 90 dismissals.

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Dhoni had grabbed the headlines in CSK's last league game against Delhi at Chepauk when his lightning-quick stumpings — reaction times of 10 and 12 seconds — had helped the host side inflict a 80-run defeat on Delhi.

The winner of tonight's match will face Mumbai Indians in the IPL 2019 final at Hyderabad on May 12.