Former Indian captain MS Dhoni didn’t have a dream start of his career but soon he worked on and gathered the praise and the results are known to everyone. As he moved forward in his career, he was fondly known as ‘captain cool’ and ‘perfect finisher’ and so on. With his magnificent knocks, he got thousands of supporters behind him.
The Ranchi star made the entry in Indian team when veterans like Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, and Rahul Dravid were entertaining one and. Though he was successful in making a room for himself. He first went on to become the T20I captain and led the team to win the T20 World Cup 2007. Then, the wicketkeeper-batsman bagged ODI captaincy and won the World Cup trophy in 2011 for India. He didn’t stop here as he also led India to win the ICC Champions trophy 2013.
Overall, his crucial knocks acted as a saviour for the team which helped the team to win the game.
Currently, the 38-year old is in sabbatical after the disheartening semi-finals against New Zealand in ICC World Cup 2019. However, he has played many knocks that the fans can watch over again and again that have helped team India multiple times.
Here, we have discussed five entertaining knocks of MS Dhoni which you can watch over and over again. Let’s take a look.
5 Remarkable Knocks of MS Dhoni Which Can Make Anyone His Fan
224 vs Australia, Chennai, Feb 2013
MS Dhoni’s most celebrated run-strike is his double century against Australia during the Border-Gavaskar Trophy 2013.
In the first Test match, when India had lost the wicket of Sachin Tendulkar and Cheteshwar Pujara, the wicketkeeper-batsman Dhoni, who was also the captain of India, scored a brilliant double century to led India score to 572 runs.
Virat Kohli also played a crucial role as he registered a century(107 runs). Dhoni scored 224 in 265 balls with 24 fours and 6 sixes. His partnership with Bhuvneshwar Kumar was also beneficial in that match.
It is a tough task for a wicketkeeper to score a double ton because he is already tired of wicketkeeping for a whole day.
Thus, Dhoni’s innings against Australia is the most memorable one for fans. Also, he became the first wicketkeeper to score a double century.