MS Dhoni is injured, so he comes to bat in the lower order at the crease, CSK coach’s big disclosure


Chennai Super Kings batting coach Mike Hussey said that the captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Don’t want to put pressure on your knee by running between the wickets, so want to ‘finish’ by getting down in the batting order. Dhoni has struggled with a knee injury throughout the IPL but despite this has played brief but useful innings of wicketkeeping and dropped down to number eight.

Dhoni is struggling with knee injury

Mike Hussey said before the last league match against Delhi Capitals on Saturday, ‘It is clear that MS Dhoni wants to get down in the last few overs only. His knee is not 100 per cent fit and that is why he does not come in the 10th, 11th or 12th over so that he does not have to run fast which will put pressure on the knee. He said that he avoids coming out to bat as long as possible so that he can play fast at the end of the innings.

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Dhoni has full faith in Jadeja, Shivam Dubey, Rahane and Rayudu

Hussey said that Dhoni has expressed a lot of trust in Shivam Dubey, Ravindra Jadeja, Ajinkya Rahane, Ambati Rayudu. In the last match against Delhi, Dhoni was seen struggling in the race between the wickets. At the same time, after losing against KKR at Chepauk, he had an ice pack on his knee while circling the ground. Hussey said, ‘We got tremendous support from the spectators at every ground. MS is a legend and doesn’t get a chance to play in such an environment everyday.

Dhoni will play in IPL for five more years

When asked about Dhoni’s retirement from IPL, he said, ‘He can play for another five years. He is batting well and works hard on his game. He has the ability to hit sixes. As long as he is enjoying the game and contributing to the team, there is no reason for him not to play for the next five years.


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