IPL 2019, Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals Match 12: Is there a better batsman than MS Dhoni in the world, who hardly fails while conjuring up a recovery act for his team – the answer of the majority would be a big – No! During the match 12 of cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL), Dhoni once again the world a glimpse of his old self when he used to literally murder the bowlers on the pristine 22-yard strip.
Coming in to bat at number 6, the Chennai captain took his own sweet time to get acclimatised to the home conditions. After biding his time early on, Dhoni got the measure of Rajasthan bowlers and sent them on a never-ending leather hunt at the iconic Chepauk. He smashed a half-century off just 39 deliveries to resurrect Chennai’s innings after early blow.
Here’s how the Twitter world reacted on MS Dhoni’s blitzkrieg vs Rajasthan:
Along with teammate Suresh Raina, Dhoni added 61 runs for the fourth wicket and just when the things were looking great for the team, the former was flummoxed by Jaydev Unadkat with a slower one. After Raina’s wicket, Windies superstar Dwayne Bravo came and played a 27-run cameo much to the delight of home fans. Rajasthan pacer Unadkat faced the real brunt of Dhoni’s blitz as he the latter brought all his experience together to smash the left-arm bowler for three sixes off the last four balls.
WATCH Dhoni’s 3 consecutive sixes off final 3 deliveries vs Unadkat:
Dhoni finished on 75 off just 46 deliveries and his knock was laced with four fours and as many sixes. Chennai managed to add 60 runs off last three overs at their home ground in Chepauk.