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MS Dhoni Completes 5000 Runs in IPL as Wk-Batter- IPL 2024 LSG vs CSK

After scoring an impressive 28 runs on 9 deliveries in the match against Lucknow Super Giants in the 34th match of the IPL 2024 schedule, MS Dhoni completes his 5000 runs in IPL as a wicketkeeper.

MS Dhoni has made a wonderful appearance and scored 28 runs with an impressive strike rate of 311.11. He smashed three boundaries and 2 sixes after entering the ground in the last ball of the 18th over.

The 42-year-old has made 5023 runs as the gloveman in the ongoing IPL season. Not being able to play for a long time, MS Dhoni has revealed that he plays only for fans during the IPL 2024 season.

Playing in the lower batting order, MS Dhoni scored 87 runs in the ongoing season with a high score of 37* and a strike rate of 255.88.

Batting first, Ajinkya Rahane and Rachin Ravindra opened for Chennai Super Kings where the first over was bowled by Matt Henry. CSK captain Ruturaj came to bat and scored 17 runs before being dismissed by Yash Thakur in the fifth over of their innings.

Ravindra Jadeja joined Rahane in the field and helped the side to score 51 runs by the end of the powerplay. Shivam Dube was sent back to the dugout for 3 runs by Marcus Stoinis and Krunal Pandya sent out Sameer Rizvi for 1 run. CSK scored 105 runs for wickets after the completion of the 15th over.

With a crucial time, Moeen Ali’s 30 runs before his dismissal helped the side to get back in the game. Ravindra Jadeja smashed a half century scoring 57 runs on 40 deliveries.  After Ravi Bishnoi dismissed Moeen Ali, MS Dhoni came to bat and helped the side to score 176 runs by the end of 20 overs.

With a target of 177 runs, Quinton de Kock and KL Rahul opened for LSG and went to smash fifty in the match. KL Rahul smashed fifty on 32 balls while Quinton de Kock smashed 50 on 41 deliveries. With the dismissal of de Kock for 54 runs. Nicholas Pooran joined KL Rahul to speed up the victory for the side.

KL Rahul scored 82 runs on 53 deliveries including 9 fours and 3 sixes with a strike rate of 154.72 while Nicholas Pooran smashed 23* runs in 12 deliveries.

Mustafizur Rahman and Matheesha Pathirana bagged a wicket each for CSK but the visitors suffered defeat with 8 wicket difference.

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