MS Dhoni is on the verge of completing 4000 runs for Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League. The CSK captain needs 77 more runs to complete the milestone. With defending champions Super Kings taking on Rajasthan Royals tonight, March 31, at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Dhoni could well achieve the feat. And what better stage than the super crazy Chennai crowd. Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals Live Cricket Score.
As of now, Dhoni has scored 3923 runs for the Chennai based franchise in 171 matches and averages 40.44. The CSK skipper has scored 19 half-centuries for the team. If and when Dhoni manages to breach the 4000-run mark, he will become the second batsman after Suresh Raina to cross the landmark.
Interestingly, Raina, who has also represented Gujarat Lions, earlier in the tournament became the first batsman to complete 5,000 runs in IPL. Apart from CSK, Dhoni has played for Rising Pune Supergiant and has 4048 runs in 177 IPL matches against his name. CSK vs RR, IPL 2019 Match 12, Key Players: Sanju Samson to MSD to Jos Buttler, These Cricketers Are to Watch Out for at MA Chidambaram Stadium.
MSD is one of the most successful captains in IPL and has helped CSK win three titles, joint-highest with Mumbai Indians. Dhoni along with Suresh Raina form the core of CSK and have been instrumental in its success over the years.
Meanwhile, Super Kings have got off to a good start this season and have managed to win two out of two matches. In the season opener, CSK defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) at home and then in an away match, outplayed Delhi Capitals. Dhoni was not required to bat against RCB, but against Capitals, he scored valuable 32 off 35 balls.