The knocks by the CSK captain built up pressure on the batsmen at the other end.
For years, Dhoni’s game in the T20 format has been questioned. Every time he answers one, there’s another one popping out.
The England vice-captain seems to be liking India already.
Even though they lost in the finals last year, the fact that the Pune crowd appreciated IPL and cricket in general had become clear.
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Aparajith was on the bench for the Chennai Super Kings for three years before warming up the bench for the Rising Pune Supergiant in the tournament.
It will be interesting to see if an amended name will change the fortunes for KXIP.
The youngster received certain important advice from MS Dhoni during the ongoing SMA Trophy
Ishwar Pandey was an integral part of Madhya Pradesh who made the cut into the quarter-finals of Ranji Trophy.
Dhoni's 88-ball 79 was worth its weight in gold and was eventually the difference between both sides in Chennai.