MS Dhoni is well-known for his astute captaincy, wicketkeeping, batting traits, swift stumping, quick running between the wickets, last ball six, helicopter shots, ICC trophies and so on. His contribution to Indian cricket is so good that it cannot be put in words.
MS Dhoni has 3 ICC trophies as a captain – ICC World Cup 2007, ICC World Cup 2011 and ICC Champions Trophy 2013, the only captain in the history of the sport to do so. Even after giving up international captaincy on January 4, 2017, he still contributed to the team as a wicketkeeper-batsman.
Dhoni’s last ever international appearance came against New Zealand in the ICC World Cup 2019 semi-final. He retired from all forms of international cricket on August 15, 2020. The news was confirmed by MS Dhoni himself through the Instagram post. MS Dhoni has represented India 90 Tests, 350 ODIs and 98 T20Is.
The down-to-earth personality is a huge inspiration to all cricket followers. He has been actively applying his skills and expressing himself in the Indian Premier League. MS Dhoni will be leading Chennai Super Kings in the sixteenth edition of the Indian Premier League.
Vintage MS Dhoni is back! hits sixes in the nets
A video clip of MS Dhoni sweating it out in the nets has been doing the rounds on social media portals. The clip begins with MS Dhoni hammering hard in the nets as he plays some powerful shots in the nets.
This is indeed a much-needed practice session for MS Dhoni going forward into the sixteenth edition of the Indian Premier League. His form took a big hit over the years and it is important for him to keep in touch with the sport as he has been away from the game for quite a long time now.
He is only involved in the IPL and not in any other leagues. CSK will be looking forward to doing well in the upcoming season of the IPL. In the previous season, the finished 9th in the table as they managed to win only four games and lost 10 games in the group stage.