MS Dhoni sets new record in being lightning fast between the wickets
The World Cup winning captain seems to be ageing like fine wine, getting better in his game with each passing day.
Published - Oct 11, 2017 9:50 pm | Updated - Oct 11, 2017 9:50 pm
Former Indian skipper, MS Dhoni is famed for his ability to knock the bails off the stumps from behind the wicket in the flashiest of flashes. What adds to his already overflowing quiver of skills is his lightning fast speed while running between the wickets. The second T20I against Australia in Guwahati saw Dhoni set a personal record when it comes to picking up those quick runs on the 22 yards.
36-year-old MSD has been setting records for a long time now, be it in the arena of captaincy, batting or wicket-keeping. The man is all the more revered for sporting a cool-as-a-cucumber demeanour on the field no matter how dire the situation is for his team. The World Cup winning captain seems to be ageing like fine wine, getting better in his game with each passing day.
MS Dhoni achieves his highest speed record between the wickets
In a video released by Star Sports on the social media platform, Twitter, MSD can be seen racing to complete two runs against Australia in the match held on October, 11. While he’s always been known to push for quick singles and convert the two’s into three’s, this particular scamper created a new record for Dhoni.
As he ran to complete the second run and reach the striker’s end, he picked up a whopping speed of 31 kmph. This is his personal highest speed while running between the wickets and is one to be marvelled.
Here’s the video by Star Sports:
— Star Sports (@StarSportsIndia) October 11, 2017
As for his batting, although Dhoni has not received too many chances to unleash his bat wielding skills in recent times, his crucial knock of 79 runs against Australia in the first ODI of the series, along with 2 catches behind the wickets and 1 stumping in the same match garnered admiration from all quarters. Preceding that was his unbeaten 49 runs in the 4th ODI against Sri Lanka at Colombo, that saw his usual batting firepower come to the forefront.