Dhoni indicated retirement from IPL in two matches: said in Kolkata – fans are trying to bid me farewell in the yellow jersey
Chennai Super Kings defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 49 runs at their home ground Kolkata’s Eden Gardens on Sunday. This could be Dhoni’s last season in IPL. Dhoni has been indicating this for two consecutive matches. After the win against Hyderabad in the first home ground, said that he is enjoying the last phase of his career. At the same time, expressed gratitude to the fans who came to support CSK in Kolkata and said that they are trying to bid farewell.
To watch the match between CSK and KKR at Kolkata’s Eden Gardens on Sunday, a large number of CSK and Dhoni numbered jerseys arrived at the stadium. Dhoni said to CSK fans at Eden Gardens after the match – I want to say thank you for the support. They came in large numbers to support CSK. Most of these people will come next time in the KKR jersey. They are trying to see me off, so I thank the crowd.
Dhoni praised the bowlers
On the bowlers getting injured and their performance, Dhoni said that if someone gets injured, he can’t do anything. Our fast bowlers and spinners did their job. We knew that their team has a lot of batsmen who can play big shots and have the ability to turn the match in any situation. We respected him. We needed to create pressure by taking quick wickets. Well executed by our bowlers.
Praise for Rahane
Dhoni praised Rahane. Rahane played an unbeaten inning of 71 runs in 29 balls. Dhoni said- We get to know the potential of a batsman when we give him a chance. The batsman is given the freedom to play as per his wish. According to his ability, he is given a place in the batting order. For this one has to sacrifice something. So that someone can get a chance and the team can get success.
Chennai won four IPL trophies under Dhoni’s captaincy.
MS Dhoni is 41 years old and has been a part of 240 IPL matches. Chennai has won four IPL trophies under Dhoni’s captaincy. He has scored 59 runs in four innings of six matches. During this, Dhoni’s average is 59 and the strike rate is 210.71. He has hit two fours and six sixes.