Chennai Super Kings skipper MS Dhoni is well-known for his exploits behind the stump. Whether enjoying within the IPL or representing India internationally, he all the time leaves followers in awe together with his flashes of brilliance with the gloves.
However, on Friday throughout CSK’s match against Delhi Capitals in Dubai, the 38-year-old iconic wicketkeeper was not in his component after he took a clear catch of Prithvi Shaw however failed to understand that the younger Mumbai Ranji batsman has knicked the ball.
The incident occurred within the first over of the match when Prithvi Shaw was going through right-arm pacer Deepak Chahar.
Shaw was but to hit the boundary within the match and was looking for his footwork when Chahar’s away transferring supply within the second ball of the match took a faint edge and went into the gloves of Dhoni.
The voice was heard clearly by Simon Doull and Sunil Gavaskar within the IPL commentary field, who questioned how come Dhoni by no means heard it. For a second, Chahar could possibly be doubting if there was an edge however when he noticed CSK skipper relaxed, his doubts weathered away.
Gavaskar and Doull went on to reward Shaw for his avenue smartness, who by no means appeared again to see if the catch was taken cleanly; a unconscious behavior usually made by batsmen after edging the ball.
The mistake proved to be pricey for CSK as Prithvi Shaw, together with co-opener Dhawan went on so as to add 49 runs within the first seven overs of the match.
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