MS Dhoni played a blinder of a knock against Kings XI Punjab and almost scripted victory for Chennai Super Kings. Sadly they fell 3 runs short of the target.
It was an innings worth remembering for while it was brutal there was a certain grace in it. Dhoni using the long handle is just a treat for the eyes.
His 44-ball 79 had 6 fours and 5 sixes. Even at 36, with a bad back, Captain Cool was proving to be a nightmare for the bowlers. One can only imagine the chaos if he had been fully fit. His gutsy knock got a lot of praise on Twitter and his fans just could not stop gushing about the spirited innings:
Ok sir tbh i said test knock wala dhoni no regrets bc in three vivo ipl seasons ms sir has played a few magnificent innings most of which his team won now sir if playing few great t20s makes ms sir a sher then what about other consistent player?
— Shubham Jaiswal (@simplyshubham01) April 16, 2018
— MS Dhoni Fans #Dhoni (@msdfansofficial) April 16, 2018
Cricketers like Dhoni come once in a generation. He just gives that feeling nothing is impossible till the last bowl is bowled.
— Rohitvarma (@AAMIRCRAZE) April 16, 2018
#Dhoni The voices screaming Dhoni ‘s name in the stadium, made it look at it was being played in Chepauk
— Pradeep Kumar S (@pradeepkumar008) April 16, 2018
Bad News is Csk Lost The Match
Good News is Thala Is Back To The Action 😍
— Vivek (@Vivek97448002) April 16, 2018
Dhoni pe sandeh nahin karte…sry msd…what an innings…deserv the victory
— Abhishek (@bubunu12345) April 16, 2018
You cannot put a man down who never gives up! All you can do is respect the legend! Yes I’m talking about MS Dhoni, people tried many times to write him off but he showed them his power everytime! A true legend! ❤️
— minakshi #CSK 💛 (@TuSafarMera) April 16, 2018
Mahendra Singh Dhoni – You write him off at your own risk! Age is really just a number for him. What fitness and what strength , even with the sore back, he did the impossible and almost gave CSK the game there. I dare say it, But for that sore back! #BESTvsBEST #Dhoni #IPL2018
— Saurabh Kumar Mitra (@rishumitra) April 16, 2018
Is it only me or someone else has also stopped watching news because it gets me really sad for whats happening around 😕😕😕
Anyway We can always switch to Dhoni’s batting highlight to feel up 😊🇮🇳#Dhoni
— CA. Sãkshi Mishra (@rebel110209) April 16, 2018
— Lily James (@dxbsetup_lily) April 16, 2018
The innings was a grim reminder for the opponents that Dhoni even at 36 can wreak havoc with bat in hand.
Age is just a number for Captain Cool and no wonder he is still a threat regardless of which jersey he is playing in. There is still time to go in IPL 2018. Let’s see what the man can produce later on.
News credit : Indiatimes