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IPL 2022: Rajasthan Royals Witty Tweet For MS Dhoni After Timely Fifty During CSK vs KKR Goes Viral

CSK vs KKR: 'Cometh the hour, cometh the man' - MS Dhoni was the man and he came good when Chennai Super Kings needed him the most against Kolkata Knight Riders.

Updated: March 26, 2022 10:49 PM IST

By Sports Desk | Edited by Ankit Banerjee

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Royal Love For Dhoni

Mumbai: ‘Cometh the hour, cometh the man’ – MS Dhoni was the man and he came good when Chennai Super Kings needed him the most against Kolkata Knight Riders on Saturday at the Wankhede during the IPL 2022 season opener. With CSK losing early wickets, it seemed CSK could struggle to get to 100, but then Dhoni showed calm and composure to take CSK to a defendable 131 for five.

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Dhoni took his time initially, but the cut loose in the backend finding the ropes at will. He remained unbeaten on 50* off 38 balls and his knock was laced with seven fours and a six. Not only did the 40-year old break a huge IPL record by becoming the oldest Indian to hit an IPL fifty. but also set the Twitter on fire.

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His knock was so inspiring that Rajasthan Royals could not keep a lid over their emotions and tweeted. The tweet of the Royals read, “Dial 7 For rescue’.

Earlier in the day, Kolkata won the toss and opted to field. They got of to a dream start as Umesh Yadav got them an early wicket of the dangerous Ruturaj Gaikwad. After that, wickets kept falling until Dhoni joined Ravindra Jadeja and got things back on track.

All the Kolkata bowlers did a good job to restrict Chennai to a paltry 131.

At the time of filing the copy, Kolkata needs 21 off 26 balls. They have Sam Billings and Sheyas Iyer in the middle and look good to win it.

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