IPL 2021: MS Dhoni sets new record as he completes 200 matches as CSK captain

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IPL 2021: MS Dhoni, who holds the grounds for astir matches arsenic skipper successful T20s, walked retired for the flip arsenic Chennai Super Kings skipper for the 200th time. No antheral successful the past of the athletics has led a franchise arsenic galore arsenic clip arsenic Dhoni successful the shortest format of the game.

 MS Dhoni achieves caller   milestone successful  Mumbai (Courtesy of BCCI/PTI)

200 matches arsenic CSK captain: MS Dhoni achieves caller milestone successful Mumbai (Courtesy of BCCI/PTI)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • MS Dhoni becomes the archetypal antheral to pb a franchise 200 times successful T20 cricket
  • In his 200th mach arsenic CSK captain, MS Dhoni mislaid the flip to RR's Sanju Samson
  • MS Dhoni has been skipper successful T20 cricket successful 287 matches - a satellite record

MS Dhoni has go the archetypal subordinate to skipper a franchise for 200 times successful T20 cricket. The erstwhile India skipper walked retired for the flip arsenic Chennai Super Kings skipper for the 200th time. Notably, Dhoni had completed 200 T20 matches for the 3-time Indian Premier League champions lone connected Friday.

MS Dhoni completed the milestone connected Monday arsenic his broadside took connected erstwhile IPL champions Rajasthan Royals astatine the Wankhede Stadium successful Mumbai. Dhoni has played 201 matches for CSK but helium played nether Suresh Raina successful 1 of those games successful a Champions League T20 fixture successful 2012. Virat Kohli, notably, had go the archetypal play to correspond a franchise 200 times.

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MS Dhoni is featuring successful his 207th lucifer successful the IPL. He holds the grounds for astir matches arsenic skipper successful T20 cricket -- 286 matches for Chennai Super Kings, Rising Pune Supergiant, India and Indians. The 2nd connected the database is erstwhile West Indies skipper Darren Sammy who has skippered successful T20 cricket 208 times.

Notably, Chennai Super Kings had celebrated MS Dhoni's 200th match for the franchise with a cake-cutting ceremony. The likes of Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja among different teammates celebrated the landmark occasion.
Dhoni celebrated the landmark lucifer helping Chennai Super Kings unfastened their account. With the likes of Deepak Chahar and Moeen Ali stepping up, CSK defeated Punjab Kings successful Mumbai by 6 wickets.

On Monday, MS Dhoni mislaid the flip and absorption skipper Sanju Samson opted to tract arsenic teams bowling 2nd person struggled with the dew astatine the Wankhede Stadium. Dhoni opted for an unchanged XI contempt the availability of Lungi Ngidi.

When recalling his travel successful the IPL with Chennai Super Kings, MS Dhoni said helium felt aged and took a cheeky excavation astatine the rivalry betwixt CSK and Mumbai Indians implicit their location venue successful IPL 2021.

"Makes maine consciousness precise aged and it has been a precise agelong travel [on playing 200 matches for CSK]. It started successful 2008 - played successful South Africa, Dubai, and backmost home. Never thought Mumbai would beryllium our home," helium had said.