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Not strategy… this is why MS Dhoni came to bat at number nine, real truth revealed


New Delhi. The first match of IPL 2024 was played on May 5 between Punjab Kings and Chennai Super Kings at Dharamshala Stadium in Himachal Pradesh. In this match, Chennai Super Kings registered a spectacular victory by 28 runs. Mahendra Singh Dhoni surprised by changing his batting position in this match. Dhoni came to bat at number nine in this match.

A source told that Dhoni did not come down to play due to any strategy. He had injury problems so he came to bat at number nine. A source told Times of India, “Those who are criticizing Dhoni do not know how much Dhoni has sacrificed for the team. He is continuously giving his 100 percent. We hope that Chennai Super Kings will be successful in making it to the playoffs. Dhoni had a leg injury, so he came to bat at number 9.”

Let us tell you that Dhoni could not bat well in this match. He was out while facing the very first ball in Harshal Patel’s over. Dhoni has batted very little in this IPL. But whenever he got a chance. Runs have definitely come from his bat. Dhoni has faced a total of 49 balls so far in this IPL and has scored 110 runs at a strike rate of 224. Now it remains to be seen how Dhoni performs in the upcoming matches.

first published : May 7, 2024, 09:45 IST

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