The MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings would be the clear favourites once they tackle Rajasthan Royals within the opening game of the competition. Dhoni pushed himself down the order to advertise Sam Curran above him within the opening game of the IPL season towards Mumbai Indians. Curran proved Dhoni’s choice as to the proper one as he smashed 18 runs in 6 balls to assist his facet chase down 163.
It has been over 14 months since followers have seen Dhoni bat, however within the first innings, he just confronted a few deliveries. The CSK and Dhoni followers can be desirous to see additional of Dhoni’s batting towards Royals.
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If Dhoni manages to hit 5 sixes towards Rajasthan Royals, he’ll be part of fellow CSK teammate Suresh Raina and Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma within the elite listing.
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Dhoni wants 5 sixes to take his whole tally to 300 in T20 cricket. If he reaches the landmark, he’ll turn into just the third Indian after Rohit Sharma (361) and Suresh Raina (311) to take action.
Meanwhile, speaking concerning the five-wicket win over Mumbai Indians, CSK head coach Fleming mentioned in an interview on CSK web site: “It was great to get the points, two teams that were a little bit nervous after not having played for some time. It was always going to be almost a case of who was going to make the least mistakes.
“The way Mumbai started, aggressively against us, it was going to be a tough day. The pleasing thing for us was our character, we held our nerve and as the innings went on our bowlers got better and better,” he added.