WATCH: MS Dhoni Shows Off His Wicket-Keeping Skills

Published 03/08/2020, 4:02 PM EDT


MS Dhoni is preparing to make a comeback at the Indian Premier League 2020. He has been absent from the on-field games since the 2019 World Cup semi finals. However, now he is back at the field practising with the rest of the Chennai Super Kings.

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MS Dhoni makes a comeback for IPL 2020

Considering he is making a comeback to the field during IPL 2020, there are speculations that he might be observed by the selection committee. The contracts which BCCI released for this season does not include MS Dhoni’s name. On the other hand, Kapil Dev feels that it is important the selection committee does not focus just on Dhoni. The IPL platform is a great way to scout for fresh talent.

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There are videos that show that the former skipper’s batting skills are still as good as the audience know it to be. In fact, fans are gathering all around Chepauk Stadium to see their “Thala” play. One of the videos of his practice shows that MS Dhoni tackles 5 sixes consecutively. However, now it’s his wicket-keeping skills that are the talk of IPL 2020.

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Former skipper shows off his wicket-keeping skills

Now, it seemed as though initially it was slightly difficult for the former skipper to keep the ball from going past him. However, right after that MS Dhoni shows his real form. The magic of his wicket-keeping skills come to life as he ensures the stumps drop within the blink of an eye. His performance during the practice is a true testament to the talent that MS Dhoni possesses. His wicket-keeping skills are extremely important for the Chennai Super Kings.

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This is the 13th season of the cash-rich event and all the franchises are gearing up to practice. The first match of Indian Premier League 2020 is between defending champions Mumbai Indians and MS Dhoni led Chennai Super Kings.

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Shuvangi is a senior WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. She has over 1000 published WWE articles and also has experience in content operations with Forbes. Having completed her undergraduation from Royal Holloway, University of London, Shuvangi is closely aligned to the fitness industry, having amateur skills levels in tennis and basketball while rowing at a regatta level.

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