MS Dhoni plays 150th IPL match for Chennai Super Kings, 50th in Chepauk

first_img scorecard advertisement No data available! Ritayan Basu ChennaiApril 6, 2019UPDATED: April 6, 2019 17:11 IST IPL 2019: MS Dhoni became the second player after Suresh Raina to play 150 IPL matches for CSK ( Courtesy by BCCI)HIGHLIGHTSMS Dhoni played his 150 matches for CSK in the India Premier LeagueDhoni also completed 50 matches for CSK at the MA Chidambaram StadiumSuresh Raina had reachedboth those landmarks against RR last SundayMS Dhoni entered the 150-matches club for Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League, as CSK took on Kings XI Punjab at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai Saturday.Dhoni became the second player to play 150 IPL matches for CSK after Suresh Raina, who had achieved the distinction last Sunday against Rajasthan Royals.Incidentally, Dhoni is playing his 50th IPL match for CSK at Chepauk, something Raina against has achieved in the previously mentioned match against RR.In that game, as Raina completed the milestone, Dhoni finished with an unbeaten 75 – his second highest score in the IPL and his highest in [email protected] makes his 150th #VIVOIPL appearance for @ChennaiIPL #CSKvKXIP pic.twitter.com/oMrW2BrOubIndianPremierLeague (@IPL) April 6, 2019Lion King’s 150th match as the Pride’s #Thala and what better than a game at #AnbuDen! #WhistlePodu #Yellove #CSKvKXIP pic.twitter.com/J8ks7CVRbp Chennai Super Kings (@ChennaiIPL) April 6, 2019In those match, Dhoni has scored a total of 3561 runs for Chennai Super Kings at an average of 23.8. including 20 fifties.Last year, MS Dhoni led from the front with 455 runs as Chennai Super Kings won the IPL for the third time. It was also last year that Dhoni made his IPL best – an unbeaten 79 against Kings XI Punjab. His IPL form had pleased Virat Kohli but Dhoni failed to replicate that on the international arena.Overall, Suresh Raina leads the chart for most matches played for CSK with 176 (includes matches played in the Champions League) as MS Dhoni is second on that list too, with 174. The third on that list is Ravichandran Ashwin with 121 matches for CSK.advertisementOn Saturday, in Dhoni’s opposite corner was R Ashwin -who was playing his first match against CSK in Chennai.”It’s quite emotional to be honest. I am very happy to be back playing here in Chennai and looking forward to it. I’m looking for the crowd to back us, which I guess is not going to happen,” Ashwin said at the toss.Also Read | R Ashwin on return to Chepauk: Playing in front of Chennai crowd always specialFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Tags :Follow MS DhoniFollow 150th IPL matchFollow Chennai Super KingsFollow CSKFollow Chepauk graphscenter_img view more view less commentary MS Dhoni plays 150th IPL match for Chennai Super Kings, 50th in ChepaukIPL 2019: MS Dhoni stepped onto the MA Chidambaram to represent Chennai Super Kings for the 50th time as he also completed 150 matches for CSK in the India Premier League.last_img

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