MS Dhoni took Chennai Super Kings to their 10th IPL final in 14 seasons in the Indian Premier League. CSK’s win over Gujarat Titans in Qualifier 1 ook them straight to the IPL 2023 final to be played on Sunday, May 28. They are now waiting to face either the Titans or the Mumbai Indians in the summit clash.
Meanwhile, former BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has heaped praises on the CSK skipper for taking his team to yet another final. He said that MS Dhoni and CSK have shown other teams how to win big matches. He further said that MS Dhoni has been remarkable with his captaincy.
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The CSK skipper played the season with an injured knee that denied him from batting in every game. He just scored 104 runs for the season in 15 matches with a strike rate of 185.71, the second-best strike rate in IPL 2023 so far.
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MS Dhoni Has Been Remarkable With His Captaincy: Sourav Ganguly
“Chennai Super Kings and MS Dhoni have been fantastic. They have shown how to win big matches. Dhoni has been remarkable in his captaincy,” Ganguly said in an interaction with India Today.
CSK scored 172 with the bat in Qualifier 1 at the Chepauk. Chennai had never beaten GT in the IPL before this game. With a pitch suiting his spinners, Dhoni made the play and bowled out the Titans to 157 and won the match by 15 runs. The game was another example of MS Dhoni’s astute captaincy in a high-pressure game.
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Ganguly further spoke about Rinku Singh who has been the story of the season for KKR. He ended the season with 474 runs in the season with a strike rate of 149.53 with four fifty-plus scores in chases.
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Sourav Ganguly Praises Young Batters In The IPL
“Rinku Singh has played well, Dhruv Jurel has played well and Yashasvi Jaiswal also did well. Jitesh played well for the Punjab Kings. Suryakumar (Yadav) and Tilak Varma have played well. The IPL is a huge tournament and they have done exceptionally well,” the former BCCI selector said.
Previously former BCCI selector MSK Prasad said that the likes of Rinku Singh, Yashasvi Jaiswal, and Tilak Varma are not far away from playing for India.
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