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newscricket2 days ago

IPL 2021 | Wednesday’s knock was the most fluent I’ve felt also season, reveals Faf du Plessis

Chennai Super Kings batsman Faf du Plessis claimed that his unbeaten 95 against the Knight Riders on Wednesday was the most fluent he’d felt all season, and stressed that batting is all about rhythm. Du Plessis further lavished praise on his partner Gaikwad, who struck a blistering half-century.
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newscricket2 days ago

IPL 2021 | We’ve already exceeded our Wankhede expectations, claims Stephen Fleming

Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming said that he estimated CSK to win a maximum of 2 or 3 of his side’s five games at the Wankhede, but insisted they exceeded expectations by winning 3 of the first 4. Fleming expressed that, in particular, he has been mighty impressed by CSK’s batting.
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newscricket2 days ago

IPL 2021 | Could have been a different story had KKR preserved wickets, admits MS Dhoni

Chennai Super Kings skipper MS Dhoni admitted that high-scoring games are generally a lottery and claimed that KKR could have very well won today’s contest had they not lost too many wickets. Dhoni further gave insight into his conversation with young Gaikwad, who soared back to form today.
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newscricket3 days ago

IPL 2021 | CSK should build team around Jadeja as Dhoni won't play after 2-3 years, suggests Michael Vaughan 

Former England skipper Michael Vaughan has suggested that Ravindra Jadeja should be the successor to MS Dhoni and the team should be built around him as Dhoni won't play for many years. He lauded Jadeja's mentality and stated that the all-rounder can play multiple roles for his side efficiently.
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newscricket3 days ago

IPL 2021 Every time Dhoni gets time in the middle, he will improve, opines Stephen Fleming 

Chennai Super Kings head coach Stephen Fleming has hinted at the possibility of batting MS Dhoni higher up the order as he reckons that he will get better if he bats more in the middle. He also backed Ruturaj Gaikwad and stated that after the last season, he will get more time to prove himself.
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newscricket4 days ago

IPL 2021 | The first six balls I played could have cost CSK the game on a different night, quips MS Dhoni

Chennai Super Kings skipper MS Dhoni, who struggled his way to a 17-ball 18, admitted that his slow knock could have potentially game-losing, and insisted that he needs to be wary of the same. Dhoni said that CSK posted a par score, but added that the sticky nature of the wicket helped his side.
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newscricket4 days ago

Twitter reacts to cheeky Jadeja taking mickey out of Parag by pretending to concede deliberate six

Ravindra Jadeja loves giving it back to his opponents, and today, the Saurashtra lad taught young Riyan Parag a lesson in his own cheeky way. Retaliating to Parag’s showboating in the first innings, Jadeja took the mickey out of the youngster by pretending to throw the ball beyond the boundary rope.
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featurecricket4 days ago

IPL 2021 | SC’s Sedentary Review: CSK vs RR - Bits-and-pieces CSK decimate dreadful Rajasthan

On a flat Wankhede wicket, Chennai Super Kings overcame an MS Dhoni-shaped demon to annihilate Rajasthan by 45 runs and go second on the IPL 2021 points table. It was an out-and-out team effort from the Super Kings, who thrashed the Royals despite having no standout individual performance.
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newscricket4 days ago

Twitter reacts to 39-year-old MS Dhoni pulling off outrageous full-stretch dive to escape inevitable run-out

We’ve heard of people escaping death, but today at the Wankhede, a 39-year-old MS Dhoni, somehow, escaped an obvious run out. Eager to get off the mark, Dhoni took off, but after being sent back by Ravindra Jadeja, the CSK skipper threw himself to the ground, full stretch, to preserve his wicket.
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newscricket7 days ago

IPL 2021 | Was looking to attack, so bowled Chahar's overs upfront, reveals MS Dhoni 

CSK skipper MS Dhoni, speaking during the post-match presentation, revealed that he was trying to be aggressive and that's why finished all of Deepak Chahar's overs upfront. He also reflected on batting Moeen Ali higher up the order and stated it's an effort to get the best out of the all-rounder.
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