Injured back? No problem for MS Dhoni as he tore apart the Kings XI Punjab innings. Unfortunately it was not enough to take Chennai Super Kings over the line. Chasing a target of 198, CSK managed 193/5.
Dhoni slammed 79 not out in 44 balls. His knock contained 6 fours and 5 sixes. It was power hitting at its best and a grim reminder that even at 36, this man can hit it cleanly out of the ground.
KXIP really got out of jail as Dhoni hit a six off the last ball with 11 needed, so they just made it home.
Dhoni’s knock may have gone in vain, but the message is clear. If this is the damage he can cause with an injured back, the imagine a fully fit Captain Cool at the crease. The skipper needed to be attended to on the field, but it did not hamper his batting much.
What a knock it was, and if we are lucky, only a sign of things to come. Age is just a number for this man.
News credit : Indiatimes