Over the years, MS Dhoni has emerged as one of the best wicket-keepers for India. Courtesy, his lighting quick stumping which has been in the news in almost every match Dhoni plays. Today, as Dhoni makes a 300th T20 appearance against New Zealand at Seddon Park in Hamilton, the former Indian captain is in the news once again for his brilliant stumping which sent Tim Seifert packing on the score of 43 runs. Tim Seifert gave a flying start to New Zealand as he stitched 80 runs with Colin Munro. MS Dhoni Set to Achieve This Milestone During India vs New Zealand, 3rd T20I 2019
It was in the 7.4 over, that Kuldeep was handling the bowling duties and he bowled a fuller delivery. Seifert went forward and Dhoni, as usual, made no mistake behind the stumps. However, from the replays it looked like some part of the foot was left behind but the third umpire thought otherwise and India got their first breakthrough on the score of 80 runs. Watch the stumping below:
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— Karthick Dk (@KarthickDk5) February 10, 2019
Even the ICC hailed Dhoni’s stumping.
MS Dhoni's stunning work from behind the stumps provided India with a breakthrough but Colin Munro is unperturbed!
— ICC (@ICC) February 10, 2019
Gaurav Kapur also reacted to the stumping.
Old jungle saying: When Phantom strikes, lightning stands still.
New jungle saying: When Dhoni strikes, even Phantom stands still.
— Gaurav Kapur (@gauravkapur) February 10, 2019
Here’s what Harsha Bhogle had to say.
Might be lucky with the decision but was another classic Dhoni stumping. #StillHasIt
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) February 10, 2019
Talking about the match, the hosts have put up a mammoth total of 212 for the visitors. Kuldeep Yadav got a couple of wickets. Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Khaleel Ahmed got one wicket each. Both Hardik and Krunal Pandya failed to make a mark with the ball as they gave away 44 and 54 runs respectively.