MS Dhoni requires 6 more runs in the IPL 2022 towards becoming just a 2nd skipper in a T20 game to amass 6000 and more runs following that of Virat Kohli. After Ravindra Jadeja opted to resign immediately as captain of the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the upcoming India Premier League (IPL) 2022, MS Dhoni stepped back into the role.
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) spell as captain didn’t go as planned, as they suffered consecutive losses, dropping them to the bottom half of the IPL 2022 Points Table. Chennai Super Kings (CSK) can be anticipated to be at their dangerous finest nowadays that Dhoni is back in the fold, as made evident by their excellent 13-run win over Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) during their prior match.
Following Dhoni’s comeback as captain, he stands a good chance of breaking some milestones with the bat. Following Virat Kohli, the former Indian captain requires 6 more runs of becoming only the 2nd captain in a T20 game to amass 6000 maybe more runs.
Statistics of tournament:
Dhoni has 5994 runs at an average of 38.67 in 301 encounters (185 wickets), featuring 23 half-centuries. The right-hand hitter managed to score 8 runs off 7 deliveries against Sunrisers Hyderabad during his initial match as Chennai Super Kings leader. Mahendra Singh Dhoni is an Indian highly qualified player who captained the Indian national side in constrained and Test match cricket from 2008 to 2014. He is a hat – trick striker who strikes right-handed.
He was the captain of the side that won three ICC league titles: the 2007 ICC World Twenty20, the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup, and the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy. Managed to win the Asia Cup twice under his guidance, in 2010 and 2016. India also won the ICC Test Championship Mace twice under his captaincy, in 2010 and 2011. He is regarded as one of history’s finest captains and Wicket Keeper–Batsmen. Dhoni has received numerous honours and distinctions during his 15-year international career.
Kohli accounts for the largest share with 6451 runs at an average of 43.29 in 190 matches, including 5 hundreds and 48 fifties (185 innings). Rohit Sharma, the captain of Team India and the Mumbai Indians (MI), follows Kohli and Dhoni. Rohit has amassed 4721 runs at a strike rate of 31.05.
Dhoni’s next IPL match is against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Wednesday, and it would be intriguing to see if he can attain the benchmark.