Rolling again the years, Chennai Tremendous Kings captain MS Dhoni, now 38, pulled off a spectacular catch on the fag finish of Koklkata Knight Riders’ innings on the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. With the catch, Dhoni surpassed KKR captain Dinesh Karthik to set an Indian Premier League document for many catches by a wicketkeeper.
Within the penultimate supply of the primary innings, Dwayne Bravo delivered a size ball round off to tail-end batsman Shivam Mavi, who went in for the massive one solely to nick the ball off the surface edge. Dhoni dived full size to his proper, however the ball slipped off his gloves, however sprung as soon as once more to his proper to take the rebound and full the dismissal.
With the catch, Dhoni surpassed Karthik to set the document for many catches by a wicketkeeper in IPL historical past. With a complete of 4 catches within the match. Dhoni took his IPL profession tally to 104 catches, standing one forward of Karthik’s 103.
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Dhoni additionally accomplished a run-out within the final ball as CSK efficiently folded KKR for 167.
Earlier within the night, Rahul Tripathi scored a promising 81 in his debut innings as an opener for the franchise. KKR dropped Sunil Narine to No.four and went forward with Tripathi and Gill as their openers. Tripathi’s early onslaught allowed KKR to submit 53 for the lack of one wicket within the powerplays, their finest rating within the section. But their batting points continued as no different batsman crossed 17. Narine was used as a middle-order pinch hitter as he scored 17 off 9.
Nevertheless, Shardul Thakur and Karn Sharma’s middle-over brilliance and Bravo’s spectacular death-over returns helped CSK fold KKR for 167.