IPL 2024
MS Dhoni’s Massive 101-Meter Six Powers CSK To A Defendable Score
By CricShots - Apr 19, 2024 10:02 pm
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In the ongoing IPL 2024 clash between Chennai Super Kings and Lucknow Super Giants, MS Dhoni once again showcased his masterful finishing skills, propelling his team to a formidable total exceeding 170 runs.ย Amidst a challenging pitch where many struggled to accelerate, Dhoni exemplified why he’s revered as one of cricket’s premier finishers. Entering the fray in the 18th over with CSK at 141 for 6, the former Indian and CSK captain swiftly turned the tide.

MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni smashed a huge six

With the 176-run milestone appearing elusive, MS Dhoni’s arrival brought renewed hope. Characteristically, he bludgeoned an unbeaten 28 runs from just nine deliveries, comprising three boundaries and two towering sixes. Dhoni’s onslaught was particularly noteworthy in the 19th over, where he dispatched Mohsin Khan for a six and a four before unleashing further punishment on Yash Thakur in the final over.

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The seasoned campaigner clobbered two fours and a colossal six, with the latter sailing an impressive 101 meters. Earlier in the match, Ravindra Jadeja’s resilient fifty provided crucial stability after a shaky start for CSK. Jadeja’s unbeaten 57 off 40 balls was instrumental in resurrecting the innings.

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MS Dhoni’s remarkable form in this IPL has been consistently impactful, especially during the death overs. In the previous encounter against Mumbai Indians, his blistering cameo of 20 runs off just four balls, featuring three consecutive sixes, was pivotal in steering CSK to a total exceeding 200 runs.

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This innings proved decisive as CSK clinched victory by a margin of precisely 20 runs. With MS Dhoni’s stellar contributions, CSK continues to assert its dominance in the tournament, posing formidable challenges for opponents.

Lucknow Super Giants (Playing XI): Quinton de Kock, KL Rahul (c & wk), Deepak Hooda, Marcus Stoinis, Nicholas Pooran, Ayush Badoni, Krunal Pandya, Matt Henry, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohsin Khan, Yash Thakur

Chennai Super Kings (Playing XI): Ruturaj Gaikwad (c), Rachin Ravindra, Ajinkya Rahane, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni (wk), Deepak Chahar, Tushar Deshpande, Mustafizur Rahman, Matheesha Pathirana