MS Dhoni uses Virat Kohli as an example when discussing batting technique in the CSK locker room. MS Dhoni uses Virat Kohli as an example when discussing batting technique in the CSK locker room.
After Chennai Super Kings’ terrific win over Mumbai Indians in the ongoing IPL 2023. Skipper MS Dhoni spotted giving a batting masterclass to his players citing an example of Virat Kohli’s technique. Notably, not a lot has been reveal as a small portion of the conversation heard as the video went viral on social media.
Dhoni seen in the video discussing Virat Kohli’s technique before bowling the first delivery in a match. This statement shared by the captain in the CSK locker room, and it quickly went popular on social media.
“Virat does not play the opening ball in this manner. “It’s always there. ” the 41-year-old quoted as saying.
CSK defeat MI to move to number two
Meanwhile, in the match against MI, CSK picked up an easy victory at MA Chidambaram Stadium. Batting first, the visiting team lost three quick wickets as skipper Rohit Sharma once again failed to open his tally, becoming the player with the most number of ducks in the history of the Indian Premier League. However, after the initial struggle, Nehal Wadhera and Suryakumar Yadav held their nerves to bail Mumbai out of a difficult situation.
Wadhera recorded his first half-century of the season, scoring 64 off 51 deliveries, and MI placed 139 runs on the board after 20 overs. Chennai were therefore in complete command of the game, and their openers – Ruturaj Gaikwad and Devon Conway – got off to a flying start in the second innings. Conway scored 44 runs off 42 pitches, while Ruturaj scored 30 runs off 16 pitches.
Later, Shivam Dube’s fast 26* runs off 18 deliveries aided CSK’s pursuit of the score in 17.4 overs. Thus, the MS Dhoni-led side improved their net run rate, which might play a significant impact in the tournament’s latter stages. They are now ranked second in the IPL Points Table, while the five-time champions are ranked sixth.