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Dhoni reaches unique milestone in IPL

 Sports Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 04:46 PM, 1 October 2021  

Dhoni reaches unique milestone in IPL

Dhoni reaches unique milestone in IPL

Chennai Super Kings have reached the playoffs as the first team in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) yesterday. They secured their place by winning against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Thursday. On such a day, CSK skipper and wicketkeeper Dhoni has set a unique record.

The captain cool became the first cricketer in the IPL to take 100 catches for a team. Earlier, no one could take 100 catches for a team in IPL. Dhoni reached the milestone taking the catch off Hyderabad wicketkeeper Riddhiman Saha.

Suresh Raina and Kieron Pollard are very close to Dhoni. Raina has taken 98 catches for Chennai. Pollard also took 94 catches for the Mumbai Indians. Dhoni has the most catches among wicketkeepers in IPL. He has made 119 catches and 39 stumpings so far.

After not making the playoffs for the first time in the 2020 edition of the IPL, Dhoni-led CSK have made a strong statement of sorts and have so far won nine games in the 11 matches they have played in IPL 2021. When Dhoni was quizzed about the turnaround he said the team was hungrier than ever to perform well.

“It means a lot, because the last time, we said we wanted to come back strong. We are known for that and there was a lot at stake,” Dhoni said.

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