M S Dhoni became the headline again for smashing the Six and finishing the match in style. But wait, something more important is there as well. Mahendra Singh Dhoni set a new record with three catches yesterday, first by Jason Roy, then by Priyam Garg, then by Riddhiman Saha. Due to these three catches, Dhoni took a total of 100 catches for Chennai. The Chennai captain Dhoni became the first player in the history of the IPL to catch 100 catches for a team. It is also the record for most catches by a team.
Suresh Raina and Kieron Pollard are Just Behind Dhoni in catches
In this list, Suresh Raina of Chennai Super Kings is breathing down Dhoni’s neck. He has caught a total of 98 Dhoni catches. Like Dhoni, Raina has caught these catches for Chennai. Right after these two cricketers is Kieron Pollard of Mumbai Indians. He has taken a total of 94 catches for Mumbai.
Not only did Dhoni catch Sunrisers Hyderabad on Thursday, but he also won the match by hitting sixes in his familiar style after many days. With 2 balls left, Chennai Super Kings won the match by 6 wickets.
A lot of talking was going on regarding Dhoni’s contribution to the CSK team this year. His bat was silent for a long time. He was struggling to find the rhythm. But his performance with the bat last night boost up his confidence. The fans were also happy.
Dhoni led CSK to enter the playoffs of IPL 2021
After winning the toss, Dhoni was sent Hyderabad to bat. Hyderabad lost 6 wickets in 20 overs and scored 134 runs. In reply, Chennai lost 4 wickets and scored 139 runs with 2 balls to spare. Dhoni’s brigade won against Hyderabad and ensured the play-off of IPL 2021.