Going into the fifth and final ODI against Sri Lanka on Sunday, Dhoni was tied with Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara on 99 stumpings.
Third wicket-keeper in the list is another Sri Lankan - Romesh Kaluwitharana, who affected 75 stumpings in 189 matches.
Sri Lanka are in danger of losing a second successive ODI series to India by a 5-0 margin. They neither won any Test match nor managed achieve victory in 50-overs format series.
Dhoni, today is playing his 301st ODI match.
Rightfully, family comes first for Dhawan, who will return to India to be with his mother, who hopefully recovers soon. He will also miss the only T20 match.
Pandey, Thakur, and Kuldeep Yadav will be in the squad as it is an experiment game for India said by Virat earlier in an interview.
Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday became the first wicketkeeper in world cricket to effect 100 stumpings in One Day Internationals.
While the one Twenty 20 worldwide will be played on September 6.
Sri Lanka has played under the three captains in this Series so far. Also the Indian team will be eyeing on the victory in this game so that they can win the series with 5-0 lead. On the other hand, regular skipper Upul Tharanga is leading the hosts in the final ODI. Kusal Mendis was dropped to make way for Tharanga.
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