IPL 2019: Match 41, CSK vs SRH – Predicted top performer based on stats and records for Fantasy Cricket

IPL 2019: Match 41, CSK vs SRH – Predicted top performer based on stats and records for Fantasy Cricket

He is CSK's leading run-scorer this season.

MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni. (Photo: IANS)

Last night at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru, MS Dhoni almost pulled off the unfathomable as he was in with a humungous task of scoring 26 runs in the last over and help his team Chennai Super Kings (CSK) beat the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). The 37-year-old youngster took Umesh Yadav to the cleaners and took the game right down to the last delivery.

However, some sharp piece of glovework from Parthiv Patel denied MSD the victory. Earlier in the tournament, he battled back spasm and took his team over the line against the Rajasthan Royals (RR) in Jaipur. With 314 runs from nine games, the Jharkhand-born veteran is presently the Super Kings’ leading run-scorer in this edition’s IPL.

CSK are next scheduled to play the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai and Dhoni is again expected to play a pivotal part. CSK has an incredible record at the Chepauk and SRH need to pull a rabbit out of the hat in order to outclass Dhoni and the CSK in their own den.

Record against the opposition (SRH) in IPL:

In 13 innings against SRH, Dhoni has scored 395 runs at an average of 56.42 average and a strike-rate of 150.19. He also boasts of 4 fifties.

In his last 6 innings versus SRH, Dhoni has come up with scores of 9, 20*, 25*, 31, 61*, 30

Record at the venue (Chepauk, Chennai):

In the T20 format, Dhoni has played 51 innings in which he has notched 1350 runs at an average of 39.70 with 7 fifties to his credit.

Recent form:

In 7 innings in the IPL 2019, MSD has scores of 84*, 16, 58, 37*, 12, 75*, 32*

Dream11 Scenario:

He costs 9.5 credits in the keeper’s category and is picked by 25% of teams. He has less popularity in Dream XI as he bats lower down the order as compared to Jonny Bairstow, who opens the batting for the Sunrisers.

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