MS Dhoni felicitated in Lucknow ahead of LSG-CSK IPL match Cricket News
This was Dhoni’s first match at the venue. He was felicitated by the Vice President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Rajiv Shukla Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee at Ekana Cricket Stadium.
answering a question from Danny MorrisonDuring the toss, former New Zealand cricketer Dhoni said that he has not decided to make the 2023 season his last IPL tournament.
“Clearly, this amazing swansong tour, your last. How are you enjoying it?” Morrison asked.
Dhoni said, ‘You have decided that this is my last IPL, not me.’
The former Indian captain has a legacy in the IPL. He has scored 5,052 runs in 243 matches at an average of 39.47. Batting in the lower order, he has hit 24 half-centuries, 348 fours and 237 sixes.
Dhoni has been associated with CSK since the inaugural season of the rich-cash league. He has a huge yellow army supporting him in every match and when he comes to the crease, the crowd is the loudest.
Captain Cool looks more relaxed and confident in this year’s IPL season. He is finishing off games in his own style, hitting the bowlers for long boundaries. In nine matches, he scored 74 runs in the lower order at an average of 74.00. He has hit eight sixes so far.