MS Dhoni had concluded match won't be won_ Sunil Gavaskar scrutinizes CSK skipper's methodology against RR

MS Dhoni had concluded match won’t be won: Sunil Gavaskar scrutinizes CSK skipper’s methodology against RR


Previous India commander Sunil Gavaskar has hammered MS Dhoni’s naysayer approach in the run pursue against Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2020 on Tuesday. 

  • MS Dhoni is being criticized by numerous individuals for his pessimist approach in the run pursue against Rajasthan Royals 
  • MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings lost the game by 16 follows neglecting to pursue down the objective of 217 runs in 20 overs 
  • MS Dhoni scored 29 off 17 balls however left it past the point where it is possible to fire 

One of the significant arguments from Chennai Super Kings (CSK’s) rout against Rajasthan Royals (RR) in their second round of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 has been skipper MS Dhoni’s methodology with the bat during the run-pursue. Dhoni left it past the point where it is possible to fire with his willow as CSK lost the game by 16 rushes to endure their first destruction of the period on account of a positive Royals side. 

Sanju Samson and Steve Smith scammed the CSK bowlers after Royals were welcome to bat first at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah on Tuesday. While Samson scored a rankling 74 off 32 balls, Smith scored 69 off 47 conveyances to control their group to a tremendous all out of 216 runs in 20 overs. 

In answer, CSK were confined on 200/6 in their share of 20 overs, and none of the batsmen excepting Faf du Plessis figured out how to set up a battle. Du Plessis scored a quickfire 72 off 37 balls, yet his endeavours were insufficient to take CSK home in the run pursue. Dhoni, who came out to bat at number 7, scored 29 off 17 balls incorporating three sixes in the last over when the match was everything except lost. 

A few specialists and previous cricketers scrutinized Dhoni for his astounding methodology in the run pursue as the CSK captain didn’t waste no time directly from the beginning and took as much time as necessary to settle down despite the critical rate escaping hands. Previous India chief Sunil Gavaskar likewise pummeled Dhoni’s naysayer approach and said it looked like as though the CSK skipper had concluded that the match was not going to be won when he came out to bat. 

“We can’t infer that in the past match, he sent in Sam Curran in front of him and Curran got 18 off 6 conveyances. Curran did well once more, he hit a few sixes. And afterward I figured he may come in after that as opposed to sending youthful Ruturaj Gaikwad on the grounds that when the resistance has 216 methods he needs to begin playing his shots from the word go. It won’t be simple for him. In the event that the resistance had got 160-170, at that point, definitely, send in Ruturaj so he can possibly play himself in,” said Gavaskar on Star Sports show Cricket Connected. 

“In any case, coming into bat after 5 wickets resembles he had chosen this match won’t be won. Furthermore, that is no real way to move toward any objective. You got the chance to go in with the conviction you will have the option to win it,” he included. 

Dhoni’s men neglected to make it two successes in succession in the wake of dominating their initial match against Mumbai Indians by 5 wickets. The Dhoni-drove side will presently take on Delhi Capitals in their next game on September 25.


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