MI vs CSK: Will Sunday be MS Dhoni’s last bow at the ‘hallowed’ Wankhede Stadium? | Cricket News – Times of India

MI vs CSK: Will Sunday be MS Dhoni's last bow at the 'hallowed' Wankhede Stadium? | Cricket News - Times of India

Team India did it. Wankhede Stadium In 2011, when then captain MS Dhoni hit a six to signal India’s victory in the ODI World Cup, defeating Sri Lanka in the final to become the 50-over champions for the second time. Fourteen years to the day, on April 14, Dhoni, who is playing his final Indian Premier League (IPL) season, could walk the hallowed grounds of Mumbai for the last time as a player.
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Defending champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) are in Mumbai for their IPL match against fellow five-time champions Mumbai Indians on Sunday, and the focus is on Dhoni, 42, who has already stepped down as CSK captain. are Drop a hint that this could be his last bow in the cash-rich league.
At the start of the current season, Dhoni handed over the captaincy to Rutoraj Gaekwad. However, he remains a guiding force for the team and its new leader.

Despite being in his 40s, Dhoni, the only Indian captain to win all ICC titles, remains an enduring wonder, noted for his deft glovework behind the stumps and blistering strokes with the bat.
In his first outing with the bat this season in the match against Delhi Capitals, the legend blasted the DC bowlers during his 16-ball innings which included 37 runs including 3 sixes and 4 fours.

In the same match, he achieved the milestone of becoming the first wicketkeeper to make 300 dismissals in T20 history.
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A possible final bow on Sunday is one of the emotions associated with the game. The special place the stadium holds for Indian cricket and Dhoni is evident from the fact that the Mumbai Cricket Association decided to give special status to the two seats where Dhoni’s 2011 World Cup-winning sixes landed.

With the play-offs awarded to Ahmedabad and Chennai this season, this may actually be the last time Dhoni can be seen plying his trade at the Wankhede Stadium.

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