In his return as Chennai Super Kings skipper on Sunday (May 1), MS Dhoni drove the reigning champs to a close 13-run prevail upon their southern opponents Sunrisers Hyderabad. Yet again the former Indian World Cup-winning captain was approached to lead the four-time champs after star all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja chose to venture down from his job to zero in inclining further toward his game.
Furthermore, in Dhoni’s comeback match, the reigning champs got back to winning ways and, excepting a couple of dropped catches, they did a large portion of the things right on the ground.
MS Dhoni’s CSK Stay Alive
Their opening pair of Ruturaj Gaikwad and Devon Conway clicked and added a record 182 runs for the first wicket. And afterward, while shielding the 203-run target, the new kid on the block pacer Mukesh Choudhary drove the show and got four wickets for 46 runs to seal the game.
It was a decent day for the reigning champs against the Orange Army, and with the success, they additionally kept alive their expectations of reaching the playoff games. Even though it is as yet an undeniably challenging position, with Dhoni in charge, CSK could do the unbelievable.
Majority Of Work Is Done On The Field: Pragyan Ojha On MS Dhoni’s Style
Sharing insight into what it resembles to play under commander Dhoni, former Indian spinner Pragyan Ojha said that the veteran skipper does the vast majority of his work on the field.
Revealing that the former Indian captain’s team meetings are always quite short, Ojha said, “MS Dhoni’s team meetings are quite short. He does most of the work on the ground. He does not tell beforehand what to do to the players. He just tells the coaching staff to ensure that the players are ready. He keeps a tab on everything that is going on in the team.”
With three victories in nine matches played up to this point, CSK is currently at the 9th spot in the points table, however, in the event that they figure out how to win all the next league stage matches, they will meet all requirements for the playoff games. CSK’s next game is against Royal Challengers Bangalore in Pune on May 4.