One of India’s best captains, MS Dhoni, has been one of the IPL’s most important players.
Dhoni’s batting style isn’t exactly unconventional, but it’s reliable and holds the score in check.
In the IPL, Dhoni has been one of the most destructive players.
With his fantastic Helicopter shots, his signature shot, he has helped the Chennai Super Kings team.
He is one of the best finisher in the world.
Here are 5 best knocks of MS Dhoni in IPL
54* off 29 vs KXIP, 2010
M S Dhoni provided a captain’s knock with CSK’s qualification for the semifinal on the line.
CSK had 16 to get in the final over, bowled by Irfan Pathan, after chasing 193 runs.
Dhoni smashed a four and two massive sixes to help his team win the match.
He punched his jaw after hitting the game-winning six, demonstrating how important the victory was to him.
64* off 49 vs KXIP, 2016
Dhoni’s innings was a rare bright spot in an otherwise disappointing season for the Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS).
The task of requiring 23 runs from the final over seemed daunting, but the equation became even more complicated when it came down to 12 from 2.
However, Dhoni backed himself up and sent Axar Patel’s final two balls for massive sixes, bringing RPS’ 2016 season to a close on a high note.
51* off 20 vs Mumbai Indians, 2012
Dhoni’s attitude in big games is on display once again in this innings.
CSK set a target of 187 in the eliminator against Mumbai Indians in 2012 after Captain Dhoni smashed 51 not out off 20 balls against an attack led by Lasith Malinga, who was still in his prime at the time
As a result, MI fell short of their goal, and CSK won the match.
75* off 46 vs Rajasthan Royals, 2019
Though Dhoni’s batsmanship was no longer at its height, he demonstrated that he could still deliver when CSK needed him.