Mon. Oct 26th, 2020
MS Dhoni made a poor choice: Yohan Blake questions CSK skipper's Jadeja call vs DC

IPL 2020, DC vs CSK: MS Dhoni exposed he missed Dwayne Bravo who was not match to bowl the 20th above in their five-wicket reduction to Delhi Capitals but very a handful of followers had been left baffled as they noticed Ravindra Jadeja bowl to two left-handers and fail to defend 17 in the ultimate above.

Yohan Blake was not delighted with MS Dhoni’s selection to bowl Ravindra Jadeja in the ultimate above towards DC (Courtesy of BCCI)


  • MS Dhoni missed Dwayne Bravo for the 20th above due to damage considerations
  • Like hundreds of thousands of followers, Yohan Blake was also fuming as Jadeja bowled the ultimate above
  • DC essential 17 runs in one above and Axar Patel aided them get previous the finish line

Legendary Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake, an ardent cricket fan, was fuming in front of his tv display as MS Dhoni gave the ultimate above when Delhi Capitals essential 17 runs to Ravindra Jadeja rather of his death-bowling professional Dwayne Bravo in their IPL 2020 match on Saturday in Sharjah.

Yohan Blake’s response will have to have mirrored 1000’s of CSK followers who had been wanting to know why Dwayne Bravo was not provided the ultimate above in spite of two left-handers in centurion Shikhar Dhawan and Axar Patel in the middle. Dhoni’s move backfired as Axar Patel struck three big sixes to assist Delhi Capitals gun down the 180-run chase with a ball to spare.

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Jadeja was bowling into the left-hander’s arc and struggled to land it in the appropriate places as Axar stored hitting him out of the park. The selection to bowl Jadeja came as a shock as Bravo had completed effectively at the death in their win above Sunrisers Hyderabad a couple of nights in the past, providing away just a single run in the 20th above.

“Bad bad bad bad alternative Mahendra Singh Dhoni. You just can not bowl Jadeja to the left-hand batsman hmmmm,” Yohan Blake wrote on social media.

As it turned out, MS Dhoni was rather helpless as Dwayne Bravo picked an damage and went to the dressing area effectively just before the 20th above. Dhoni exposed that Bravo was not ready to return in time for the 20th above and he had to select involving Karn Sharma and Jadeja.

“Bravo was not match, he went out and was definitely not ready to come back. That was the explanation we had to bowl (Jadeja). The possibility was involving Karn and Jaddu so I went ahead with Jaddu. Possibly not adequate,” MS Dhoni explained.

Nevertheless, it was a beautiful innings from Shikhar Dhawan, who hit his maiden IPL hundred in his 13th yr of the tournament. Dhawan was in complete movement as he by no means allow Chennai Super Kings bowlers settle into any sort of rhythm.

When Delhi Capitals misplaced a wicket, Dhawan created absolutely sure the new batsman did not truly feel the scoreboard strain by acquiring boundaries at will. Dhawan was dropped thrice as effectively as the Delhi Capitals opener created the greatest use of the additional possibilities that came his way.

With their 6th defeat of the season, CSK are languishing at the 6th spot of IPL 2020 factors table. They want to win at least four off their following five matches to stand a probability of creating it to the perform-offs.

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