Sunil Gavaskar reacts after MS Dhoni’s ‘dry ball will turn’

Sarita Dey
3 years ago

MS Dhoni’s dry ball will turn in the CSK vs RR IPL 2021 match which resulted in Ravindra Jadeja getting Jos Buttler’s wicket in the next ball.

Deep Dasgupta pointed out that CSK has the batting depth and firepower to be flexible according to the game situation. The former wicketkeeper’s comments came even as Dhoni’s batting position is being discussed after the CSK skipper came in at No. 7 in the two games he has played so far for CSK.

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Chasing 189 for victory, Rajasthan Royals were on course with Jos Buttler going all guns blazing.

Not that anyone had any doubts about MS Dhoni cricket reading and leadership skills. The CSK captain provided an ideal show of just that by predicting that a dry ball will turn. The immediately led to the dismissal of Jos Buttler from a Ravindra Jadeja delivery that spun past his bat. Dhoni’s brilliant game reading skills in the CSK vs RR IPL 2021 match impressed former cricketers Sunil Gavaskar, Scott Styris, and Pragyan Ojha.

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MS Dhoni is one of the fittest players in the world, even at the age of 39. The CSK skipper still looks in great shape despite leaving international cricket and only playing competitive matches for 2 months in a year.

Dhoni said, “When you are playing, you don’t really want anyone to say he’s unfit. Performances are something that’s not guaranteed. I wasn’t guaranteeing performances when I was 24, I can’t guarantee when I am 40, but at least if people can’t point finger at me that he’s unfit then that will be a big positive for me. I have to keep up with the younger guys, they are very fast, it’s good to challenge them.”

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