MS Dhoni’s re-visitation of the enormous stage was not as great as one would have expected as the Chennai Super Kings captain was excused on a duck in his side’s first conflict against Rishabh Pant’s Delhi Capitals at IPL 2021 on Saturday.
MS Dhoni’s re-visitation of the large stage was not as great as one would have expected as the Chennai Super Kings captain was excused on a duck in his side’s first conflict against Rishabh Pant’s Delhi Capitals at IPL 2021 on Saturday.
The CSK captain, who had declared retirement from global cricket a year ago, showed up in the center after the excusal of Suresh Raina, as the group was put in an agreeable situation with the scoreboard perusing 137/5 after 15.1 overs.
Be that as it may, Dhoni neglected to underwrite the circumstance and looked crude, which was clear with the manner in which he played the principal ball. The previous India captain, who as a rule requires significant investment prior to releasing himself, in any case, glanced feeling distinctive on Saturday evening as he pursued the subsequent conveyance and in the process hauled the ball on to the stumps.
Then, this was Dhoni’s fourth duck throughout the entire existence of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and his first after a long hole of six years.
Here are when MS Dhoni has been excused on ducks in IPL
0(1) v Royals Chennai 2010
0(2) v Daredevils Chennai 2010
0(1) v Mumbai 2015
0(2) v Capitals Mumbai 2021 *
In spite of losing wickets at normal stretches, a splendid appearance by Sam Curran, which incorporated a 23-run over against his senior sibling Tom, helped CSK heap a difficult 188/7 on the board after 20 overs.