The 39-year-old stumper was at his athletic finest behind the stumps as he took 4 catches and effected a superb run-out as CSK restricted KKR to 167.
While three of Dhoni’s catches behind the stumps have been regular as per his requirements however the fourth catch was excellent which even put one of the best within the enterprise drop their jaws. Kolkata pacer Shivam Mavi got here into the center within the 20th over after Kamlesh Nagarkoti was dismissed by Dwayne Bravo.
As it was the ultimate over, Dhoni, as common, eliminated his right-hand gloves to stop the tailender to sneak a single. As Bravo bowled in the direction of off-stumps, Mavi bought a thick edge and Dhoni moved in the direction of his proper to catch the ball together with his proper hand however he could not maintain on to the ball and it bounced from his hand. But watching the ball transfer away from his palms Dhoni dived in the direction of the ball and took a flying catch.
Did You Watch ? Watch Out: Flying MS Dhoni
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) October 7, 2020
Earlier within the match, Dhoni took catches of Shubman Gill, Eoin Morgan and Andre Russell and gave his crew the breakthroughs they wanted.
Later on the ultimate supply of the KKR innings, the brand new man-in Varun Chakravarthy tried to take a double however an alert Dhoni effected the run-out and prevented the batsman from sneak an additional run. KKR have been, subsequently, bundled out for 167 within the stipulated 20 overs as CSK made a terrific comeback within the match.
Former Australia wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Gilchrist took to his Twitter deal with to laud Dhoni for his efforts. Several others additionally praised the veteran cricketer.
— Jason Gillespie 🌱 (@dizzy259) October 7, 2020
— Pragyan Ojha (@pragyanojha) October 7, 2020
MSD you by no means disappoint 👏👏
— Niall John O Brien (@niallnobiobrien) October 7, 2020
Superb collective effort by @ChennaiIPL particularly #Bravo & some good protecting abilities by @msdhoni! @KKRiders can be disillusioned after that begin nonetheless a match that Csk want to complete!#CSKvsKKR #IPL2020
— Kris Srikkanth (@KrisSrikkanth) October 7, 2020
— Veda Krishnamurthy (@vedakmurthy08) October 7, 2020
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