IPL 2020, CSK vs RR: MS Dhoni took a superb catch to dismiss Sanju Samson on Monday.© Twitter
MS Dhoni, taking part in his 200th Indian Premier League (IPL) match, confirmed that he nonetheless has the reflexes and health that has seen him thought-about among the many greatest wicketkeepers to have performed cricket. Throughout Chennai Tremendous Kings’ 7-wicket defeat to Rajasthan Royals, Dhoni might have struggled with the bat, however confirmed that nobody can query his presence behind the stumps. After CSK struggled their option to 125/5 after selecting to bat first, they abruptly had Rajasthan Royals underneath the pump with the early wickets of openers Ben Stokes and Robin Uthappa. Sanju Samson, who had scored a match-winning half-century towards CSK earlier within the season, was on the crease and Deepak Chahar fired a size ball throughout him. Samson tried to tickle it right down to the wonderful leg boundary, however MS Dhoni wasn’t having it.
The previous India captain was fast to dive to his left, earlier than taking a one-handed catch, managing to seize the ball within the webbing of his left glove, reminding the world of his classic self.
Watch the catch right here:
Oh my god! What a Catch by Thala Dhoni.
— UrMiL07 (@urmilpatel21) October 19, 2020
Regardless of the catch placing the Royals in a sticky state of affairs, captain Steve Smith and Jos Buttler managed to navigate their approach by means of a troublesome floor and a few good bowling to see their aspect house with greater than two overs left.
Buttler hit an unbeaten 70 as the 2 placed on a 98-run stand.
The win sees Rajasthan Royals transfer as much as fifth within the IPL 2020 factors desk, whereas CSK sank to the underside of the 8-team league.
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