Vaughan lauds Dhoni on double-century

Last Updated: Sun, Feb 24, 2013 12:20 hrs

Chennai, Feb 24 (IANS) Former England captain Michael Vaughn lauded Mahendra Singh Dhoni Sunday for his performance against Australia on the third day of the first cricket Test match at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here.

Dhoni scored an unbeaten 206 to take India to 515/8, to give the hosts a lead of 135 runs with two days left in the match. During his innings, which included 22 boundaries and five massive sixes, he scored at a strike rate of 84.77.

"The coolest man in world cricket MS Dhoni delivers when it most matters... Incredible innings against the Aussies... #Dhoni," tweeted Vaughan.

In the process, Dhoni also crossed the 4000-run mark in Test cricket. He also has the highest individual score by an Indian wicketkeeper-batsman when he surpassed Budhi Kunderan's 192.

Legendary spinner Shane Warne was also impressed by Dhoni's knock.

"WOW, M S Dhoni is going off here in Chennai, amazing batting," tweeted Warne.

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