In an illustrious IPL profession, Dhoni has amassed 4632 runs at a median and strike fee of 40.46 and 136.67, respectively.
The eighth encounter of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is about to begin at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai as the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) tackle the Punjab Kings (PBKS).
Led by the inspirational Mahendra Singh Dhoni, CSK suffered a large defeat in its match opener in opposition to the Delhi Capitals, who went about to chase 189 runs fairly comfortably on the again of sensational half-centuries from each their openers Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan.
On the different hand, Punjab Kings was ready to pull off a heist in opposition to Rajasthan Royals, the place after posting 221 on the board thanks to KL Rahul and Deepak Hooda’s onslaught, they virtually misplaced it in opposition to the would possibly of Sanju Samson, who bludgeoned a 63-ball 119 earlier than falling on the final ball as his facet fell agonizingly quick of the goal.
After contrasting begins to their marketing campaign, CSK would need to open their account in opposition to Punjab tonight (sixteenth April 2021), whereas KL Rahul’s unit would goal at persevering with to construct upon their profitable begin.
MS Dhoni set to play his 200th fixture for CSK
Having been a common face in the Indian Premier League, MS Dhoni is on the cusp of one other landmark as the upcoming encounter goes to be his 200th for his crew Chennai Super Kings. Taking observe of the similar, MS Dhoni’s former CSK teammate Shane Watson took to Twitter to want his skipper properly forward of a landmark game.
“Best of luck tonight MS for your 200th match for @ChennaiIPL. You are the heartbeat of the team and one of the greatest leaders in the game.” wrote Watson forward of the game.
— Shane Watson (@ShaneRWatson33) April 16, 2021
Notably, MS Dhoni has been the league’s most profitable captain. He holds the file for captaining the most quantity of matches (189). Having received 110 of these, he has extra wins than different leaders in the league’s historical past. In phrases of win proportion, solely Rohit Sharma (60.16%) is superior to Dhoni’s 58.51%.
In an illustrious IPL profession, Dhoni has amassed 4632 runs at a median and strike fee of 40.46 and 136.67, respectively. He is the main six-hitter in the league, with a whopping 216 to his identify together with 23 half-centuries.