June 2, 2023
IPL 2023: CSK's MS Dhoni Close To A Big Milestone; Will Join Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma In Elite List | Cricket News

Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) MS Dhoni is nearing an enormous milestone in his IPL profession. If he achieves the document, he’ll be a part of an elite record that features his former Staff India teammates Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma. Dhoni wants simply 22 runs to finish 5,000 runs in IPL. He can obtain the landmark within the opening match of recent season vs Gujarat Titans (GT) on Friday, March 31. Solely 6 batters have scored 5,000 or extra runs within the historical past of Indian Premier League. They’re Virat Kohli (6,624 runs), Shikhar Dhawan (6,244 runs), David Warner (5,881 runs), Rohit Sharma (5,879 runs), Suresh Raina (5,528 runs), AB de Villiers (5,162 runs). 

Dhoni has scored 4,978 runs in IPL to this point at a mean of 39.20 and strike fee of 135.20 respectively. To not neglect, he has 24 half-centuries to his title. Dhoni, who bats decrease down the order for CSK, has not scored any IPL ton to this point. Attending to a three-figure mark for T20 finishers is extremely unlikely as they arrive to bat with a number of overs remaining within the innings.

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— TELUGU MSDIANS__ (@TeluguMSDians) March 30, 2023

CSK goals for record-equalling fifth IPL title

Dhoni will probably be aiming to clinch the fifth title for CSK as captain, taking the franchise on par with Mumbai Indians who’ve gained probably the most trophies in IPL historical past (5). It is usually prone to be Dhoni’s final IPL as he might retire from the T20 league on the finish of this season. Dhoni had revealed final season that he needed to bid good bye in entrance of the house followers at Chennai. IPL 2023 returns to the previous dwelling and away format through which all ten groups will play 7 dwelling and seven away matches. 

One can solely think about the roar at MA Chinnaswamy stadium when Dhoni comes out to bat or lead of their first dwelling recreation. The gang had gathered in numbers on the iconic Chepauk when CSK performed an observe match on the centre pitch, a number of days in the past. Count on the massive welcome for Dhoni and CSK once they play their first match at Chepauk.