MS Dhoni is not someone who is too extravagant in the field and is a rather subdued character. Dhoni likes to stay calm and marshals his troops around without displaying any hint of emotion. Behind the stumps, Dhoni is extremely agile and even though he isn’t an acrobatic keeper, Dhoni is profusely efficient and he has the quickest reflexes behind the stumps.
Time and again, viewers have witnessed some special activities from Dhoni as a wicketkeeper and his super fast stumpings are just an instance of how good the Indian skipper is. In the ongoing IPL game between the Kings XI Punjab and Rising Pune Supergiants at Mohali, Dhoni once again displayed his innovation, which undoubtedly helped his side to save a few vital runs.
The Kings XI openers were in full flow, with Manan Vohra mainly taking the charge and elegantly piling up the runs. Dhoni soon had to call up his left arm spinner Ankit Sharma, in a bid to take a wicket and restrict the run flow.
Sharma bowled a delivery outside the off stump pitched around the good length mark, and Vohra delicately tried to slice the ball down square towards third man for a boundary. Dhoni, though, seemed to be well aware of that and extended his right leg to as far as he could. Due to stretching his leg, the ball hit Dhoni’s leg and was stopped. As a result, some crucial runs were saved due to the sheer innovation of MS Dhoni. Instances like this definitely have a major influence in T20 games and captain cool was at his innovative best indeed!
Check out the video below, of MS Dhoni using innovation to save a few runs.
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