Dubai. MS Dhoni is known for hitting big shots. But from the last 2 IPL seasons, he has not been able to perform much with the bat. In the last season, the team could not make it to the playoffs for the first time. Even though CSK has made it to the playoffs in IPL 2021, Dhoni’s performance has been the worst in the last 14 years. He has scored 84 runs in 9 innings of 13 matches of the current season at an average of 14. During this, his strike rate was 97.67, which is the worst performance in IPL history. Playing first against Delhi Capitals, CSK scored 136 for 5 wickets.
MS Dhoni scored 18 runs in 27 balls against Delhi. He could not hit a single boundary during this period. His strike rate was 66.66, due to which the team could not touch the 150-run mark. Dhoni has scored 84 runs in 86 balls in the current season. Has hit 7 fours and 2 sixes. That is, only 40 runs could be scored from the boundary. In the last season, Dhoni’s strike rate was 116. Dhoni has led CSK to the IPL title three times under his captaincy.
Overall strike rate of 136
Talking about the strike rate of MS Dhoni’s overall IPL, it is 136, which is fantastic. He has scored 4716 runs in 217 matches at an average of 40. Has also scored 23 half-centuries. He has hit more than 300 fours and more than 200 sixes. Dhoni scored the most runs in a season in 2013. Then he scored 461 runs in 18 matches at an average of 42. Had scored 4 half-centuries. The strike rate was 163.
CSK team is on top right now
Before this match, CSK team has won 9 out of 12 matches. The team is on top with 18 points. Delhi Capitals only have 18 points in 12 matches. But on the basis of run average, CSK’s team is on top. In such a situation, this match is important for both the teams. If Delhi wins the match, then it will reach number-1 in the table. RCB’s team has also reached the playoffs.