IPL 2021 | Victory in 200th match for CSK tends to make me feel very old, it's been long journey: MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni’s 200th match for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) ended up being unique as their group added a commanding performance to thump Punjab Kings by six wickets on Friday evening in the Wankhede Stadium.
“[It] makes myself feel earliest pens. It has been a tremendously long journey. It were only available in 2008 — played in South Africa, UAE, and back home. Never thought Mumbai is our residence,” stated Dhoni after leading his team with their very first win associated with the 2021 period.
Dhoni also heaped compliments on Deepak Chahar, whom selected a four-wicket haul to rip through Punjab’s top-order. The 39-year-old has also been in awe of Moeen Ali, just who scored 46 off 31 deliveries and place on 66 works the 2nd wicket with Faf du Plessis.
“Chahar is anyone who has developed as a demise overs bowler also. Easily’m seeking to attack and there’s activity We you will need to bowl him aside because he gets more out of the pitch. As a bowling device, we’ve even more sources.
“I happened to be looking to strike, therefore bowled his four overs and it also facilitates getting fit because to bowl 4 consecutive overs you need to be fit. We wished Moeen to bat high because we wished to make the best use of the sources we now have. He’s a good timer associated with the basketball, plays genuine shots,” said Dhoni.
Dhoni features led CSK to 3 IPL subject (2010, 2011 and 2018). The video game up against the Punjab franchise on Friday was the former Asia captain’s 176th match for CSK within the Indian Premier League (IPL). He has in addition played 24 suits for CSK in the now-defunct Champions League T20 tournament.
Dhoni also played 30 IPL matches for Pune Supergiant during 2016 and 2017 if the CSK team was banned following the spot-fixing scandal.
Dhoni, who’s 4632 runs in IPL, has scored 4058 runs for CSK. He’s eighth into the variety of run-getters in IPL and it is the essential effective wicket-keeper when you look at the league with 148 dismissals.
While his group had an unsatisfactory getaway the very last time, finishing 7th in the table, he could be hoping to lead the team to the playoffs this time.
(With IANS Inputs)
Posted at Fri, 16 Apr 2021 18:01:28 +0000