Ravi Ashwin picks MS Dhoni as the toughest batsman to bowl in T20s

Ravi Ashwin picks MS Dhoni as the toughest batsman to bowl in T20s

Ashwin also feels that MS Dhoni is the best captain to have ever played for India.

MS Dhoni and Ravi Ashwin
MS Dhoni and Ravi Ashwin. (Photo Source: Getty Images)

Amid Coronavirus outbreak, Ravi Ashwin, the Indian spinner was recently involved in a live session on social media in which he picked MS Dhoni as the toughest batsman to bowl in T20 format as well as in the death overs. He also heaped praises on his abilities to change the pace of the game on the back of his submissive batting skills.

MS Dhoni, the former Indian skipper has earned a reputation as one of the most dynamic hitters of the ball across all the formats. He is also rated as one of the best finishers in international cricket, who is no less than a nightmare for a bowler when playing at his best. It is well known that the 38-year-old is at the fag end of his career but he is still left with a lot of cricket in him.

MS Dhoni is one of the greatest T20 batsmen, says Ravi Ashwin

In a recent interaction, Ravi Ashwin was quizzed to pick the toughest batsman in T20 cricket he has ever come across in his illustrious career. The 33-year-old, responding to the query, said that in his opinion MS Dhoni is the toughest batsman to bowl in the shortest format. As per him, he becomes more dangerous in the death overs.

“Toughest batsman to bowl to in T20, I always rate MS Dhoni to be one of the greatest T20 batsmen, especially towards the end,” the off-spinner said. He was also asked to tell something about the former India skipper when Ravi Ashwin mentioned that Dhoni is the best captain to have ever played for the country. He also added that the same goes for the 38-year-old in IPL, who has led CSK to three titles in last 10 seasons.

“MSD one of the greatest captain India has ever seen, one of the greatest captains IPL has ever seen,” Ashwin further added. The Tamil Nadu cricketer had earlier played for CSK under the veteran. And, he was the part of the team that managed to win back to back titles in 2010 and 2011. Afterwards, he played for Rising Pune Supergiant and Kings XI Punjab.

Now, in IPL 2020 he was all set to play for Delhi Capitals but BCCI had to postpone the tournament for an indefinite period due to Coronavirus outbreak.

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