Mahendra Singh Dhoni's [ Images ] miserable showing with the bat in Tests in Australia [ Images ] continued with yet another failure, in the first innings of the first Test in Melbourne [ Images ], on Wednesday.
Dhoni made just six before he was caught at gully off pacer Ben Hilfenhaus [ Images ] on day three at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
In nine Test innings in Australia, the India [ Images ] captain has not yet scored a half-century. He aggregates 147 runs at an average of 16.33 with a highest of 38 in Australia, which is his worst performance in any country.
Incidentally, Dhoni averages 45.40 in the sub-continent and 29.74 outside the sub-continent.
Dhoni's performance in each country:
|in New Zealand [ Images ]||2||3||155||56*||77.50||0||2|
|in England [ Images ]||7||13||429||92||39.00||0||4|
|in Sri Lanka [ Images ]||3||4||128||76||32.00||0||1|
|in South Africa [ Images ]||5||9||283||90||31.44||0||1|
|in West Indies [ Images ]||7||12||265||74||22.08||0||2|
|In the sub-continent||39||55||2134||148||45.40||5||14|
|Outside the sub-continent||26||46||1279||92||29.74||0||9|