Former India opener Gautam Gambhir has said that Chennai Super Kings (CSK) skipper MS Dhoni should bat higher successful the batting bid and pb from the front.
The connection from the 2-time IPL-winning skipper comes up of CSK's 2nd lucifer of the IPL 2021 against Punjab Kings (PBKS) successful Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium connected Friday. Notably, Dhoni, who has won IPL thrice with CSK, came to bat astatine fig 7 presumption and got retired for a duck versus Delhi Capitals (DC) successful the 2nd lucifer of the season.
“MS Dhoni should beryllium batting higher, that’s what matters due to the fact that yet radical should commencement starring from the front. We support mentioning this happening that a person needs to pb from the front. You can’t beryllium leading, erstwhile you’re batting astatine No.7. Yes, determination are issues successful their bowling enactment up. Plus, helium is not the MS Dhoni, which helium utilized to beryllium astir apt 4 oregon 5 years back, wherever helium could conscionable travel successful and commencement taking connected the bowlers from the connection go. For me, I deliberation helium needs to bat astatine fig four/ five. Nothing beneath that," Gambhir said astatine Star Sports amusement 'Cricket LIVE'.
MS Dhoni was criticised for coming little down the bid successful the past play of the IPL arsenic well. The talismanic skipper failed to triumph matches for his squad connected respective occasions and struggled with his onslaught rate. As a result, CSK failed to suffice for the play-offs for the archetypal clip successful their IPL history.
Chennai Super Kings were incapable to support their 189-run people against Delhi Capitals connected Saturday. Suresh Raina made a half-century connected his instrumentality to the IPL but Delhi openers Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan made a mockery of the people and won the lucifer with 7 wickets and 8 balls remaining.
CSK are presently astatine the bottommost of the IPL 2021 points table.