Former South Africa pacer Dale Steyn has shared his ideas about MS Dhoni‘s future within the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Though Chennai Super Kings (CSK) have already certified for the playoffs in IPL 2021 and Dhoni’s management is being hailed on this event, however his batting has been the largest disappointment for followers the world over.
The Ranchi-born celebrity has solely managed to attain 84 runs in 13 matches at a dreadful common of 14 and strike price of 97.67, with 18 being his finest efficiency. Furthermore, MSD has solely smashed seven fours and simply two sixes to this point within the fourteenth season of the cash-rich league.
No surprise, after seeing such a efficiency, many followers have began elevating doubts over Dhoni’s future in IPL. Steyn additionally countered an analogous query of a fan on ESPNCricinfo‘s Well mannered Enquiries present.
“Do you suppose MS Dhoni will retain himself subsequent yr for CSK trying on the present type he’s in?” the fan requested Steyn. Responding to the question, the 38-year-old stated the veteran stumper may very well be again on the sector within the subsequent version if he manages to take CSK to the title victory this yr.
“I imply, he’s the boss of Chennai. In the event you suppose Chennai, you suppose MS Dhoni. You understand what, we obtained a few video games left, however they’re already into the finals. However we haven’t seen Dhoni do something. If he smashes the successful runs within the closing, you’ll be able to assure that he will probably be taking the gloves for Chennai in subsequent yr’s IPL,” stated Steyn.
Contemplating the general document, Dhoni has been one of the consistent run-getters on this planet’s hardest T20 event. In 217 matches, the 40-year-old has amassed 4716 runs at a mean of 39.63 and a strike price of 135.79 with 23 half-centuries. He’s the eighth-highest run-scorer within the profitable league. Additional, Dhoni is the second Indian to hit most sixes in IPL and fourth total. He has 218 sixes to his title within the thrilling league.