MS Dhoni ‘Don’t make me run a lot’ after the cameo innings

With the IPL 2023 just around the corner, MS Dhoni has rejoined the CSK squad and his return has sparked a frenzy among fans. The iconic captain, affectionately known as 'Thala,' will be playing his first IPL match in Chennai after a three-year hiatus due to COVID restrictions. All the teams have already begun their preparations for the tournament. IPL 2023 MIGHT BE THE LAST FOR MS DHONI The schedule for the highly anticipated Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 is out. The opening match will see Chennai Super Kings pitted against Gujarat on March 31. The tournament will follow a home-and-away format this time around. So, MS Dhoni will play in Chennai for the first time in three years. MS Dhoni enjoys a massive fan base in Chennai, and the reception he will receive when he takes the field at Chepauk after such a long time was discussed by former Australia opener Matthew Hayden on Star Sports. With the IPL less than a month away, all participating teams are working hard to ensure that they are in top form for the tournament. Follow us on Twitter for more!

MS Dhoni finished the first innings in his style by scoring 20 runs in 9 balls which included 2 sixes and a four. His strike rate was 222.22 in that inning against Delhi Capitals. This knock of thala played a vital role in beating Delhi in Chepauk. He himself told in the post match presentation that does not make him run. And he has been practicing just to go out and hit it out of the park.

MS Dhoni said that

“We can still do better as a batting unit. There were a few shots you are better off avoiding on this pitch. There were a couple where the execution was not right; we can live with that. Good thing is, Moeen (Ali) and (Ravindra Jadeja) Jaddu got to bat,” MS Dhoni told during the post match presentation.

He further added that

“As we get closer to the last phase, everyone has a few deliveries under their belt. My job is to hit a few deliveries. Don’t make me run a lot. Happy to contribute to whatever deliveries I am getting. That is how I am practising as well,” MS Dhoni added.

Chennai Super Kings aim to play Qualifier 1 which is scheduled to happen in Chennai. If it happens it might be a great advantage for the Super Kings to reach the final. They have won seven matches and with one match gone without getting the batting. They are in the second position in the points table with 15 points.

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