Apart from his playing skills, Chennai's skipper MS Dhoni is also widely regarded as one of the most humble cricketers He is often seen sharing his expertise with the young players around him. Recently, he was also spotted talking to some of the young players of Mumbai after the game between the Chennai and the Mumbai-based franchise
After Chennai's five-wicket defeat against Mumbai, the 40-year old went up to some of the young Mumbai players to share his words of wisdom with them. Mumbai's official Instagram handle posted a video of his chat with the youngsters. "This is what it's all about at the end of the day," read the caption of the post.
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The Ranchi-born cricketer has already played a few impactful cameos in the Indian T20 League 2022, proving his effectiveness. Even at the age of 40, he has established the fact that he has not lost his capabilities as a cricketer. Dhoni has scored 199 runs in 12 matches for Chennai, while playing in the lower middle order. His 39.8 average is likewise quite impressive.
Even in the encounter against Mumbai, Dhoni scored the most runs for his team, while others could not do much. He scored 36 runs in 33 balls in Chennai's total of 97 runs. No other player could do much for the four-time champions. Wickets at regular intervals for Mumbai ensured that they restricted Chennai to a low score.
In the chase, Mumbai did not have it all easy. They also lost early wickets in the innings, which put them under a lot of pressure. However, a partnership between Hrithik Shokeen and Tilak Varma got them back into the game. In the end, Tim David walked in and finished the game with two sixes. Mumbai beat Chennai by five wickets.
With this defeat, Chennai became the second team to be knocked out of the tournament. Mumbai was the first to be out from the race to the plaudits. Thus, the most successful teams in the tournament's history stand at the bottom of the points table in the Indian T20 League 2022.