Renowned commentator and former India batsman Sanjay Manjrekar is assured about MS Dhoni having a beautiful IPL 2020 season for the Chennai Super Kings, believing the circumstances are going to be tailored for the previous India captain.
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Manjrekar shared an inside story, a dialog that passed off between him and Dhoni in the course of the marriage reception of Virat Kohli which demonstrates that we may not have seen the last of the two-time World Cup profitable captain in India colors.
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“During Virat Kohli’s wedding, I had a little corner time with him and he said that as long as I am beating the fastest sprinter in the team, I am going to consider myself fit enough to be playing international cricket or playing high-level cricket,” Manjrekar mentioned on the Cricket Connected Show on Star Sports.
“So, as a batter, with MS Dhoni in the IPL, I don’t see much difference. In fact, the conditions that we have, I keep saying, is just perfect for Dhoni, where’s it’s going to be about the mind and not just power hitting.”
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Despite having not performed any type of cricket, Dhoni has reportedly hit the bottom operating forward of the IPL 2020. An official of the JSCA International Cricket Stadium not too long ago acknowledged that Dhoni was on the venue working towards batting within the indoors coaching facility. Suresh Raina, a long-time CSK teammate and an in depth buddy of Dhoni supplied an reform on Dhoni’s coaching saying ‘the UAE will see his helicopters soon’.
Dhoni’s IPL record is healthier than his record for India in T20Is and that is likely one of the components why Manjrekar backs him to take pleasure in a superb IPL this yr. In the 190 matches he’s performed within the IPL for CSK, Dhoni has scored 4432 runs at a mean of 42.20 with 23 half-centuries, whereas for India, the numbers dip slightly with 1617 runs from 98 games. Manjrekar explains why that’s.
“I think he is going to be very good and one of the reasons that he is so successful and so consistent in the IPL as a batsman as opposed to international is that he knows that there are about four to five bowlers to handle. And there are some good ones and there are some not so good ones in the IPL,” Manjrekar mentioned.
“In international, you have got five quality bowlers, so he’s so good at picking out those guys and going after them. And people with Tendulkar, Dhoni, these are champion cricketers. Once they are on the public stage, you will never see Dhoni ever on a public stage, like a cricket field, looking slightly unfit or unable to sprint or run.”