Virender Sehwag calls MS Dhoni ‘buzurg’, says Ajinkya Rahane fitter than former CSK skipper | Cricket


Veteran Indian opener Virender Sehwag has praised Chennai Super Kings for their exemplary efforts on the field in terms of catching against Gujarat Titans in the Indian Premier League 2024 match at the Chepuak Stadium. Senior player Ajinkya Rahane dove forward to catch a sensational catch from David Miller, Rachin Ravindra, who joined CSK this season, picked a few. Meanwhile, the catch that attracted the most eyeballs was that of Vijay Shankar taken by the legendary Mahendra Singh Dhoni. The 42-year-old wicketkeeper made a fully stretched 2.7 meter dive to his right to grab a one-handed stunner to captivate the Chepauk fans.

Ajinkya Rahane and MS Dhoni are the two senior professionals in the Chennai Super Kings team.

The cricket world was impressed by Dhonithe agility of at this age as a former Indian teammate Sehwag also talked about it, but with a cheeky reference calling it “buzurg”.

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“Catch wins games. Ajinkya Rahane I had a good catch, too Rachin Ravindra. Buzurg (former) MS Dhoni also picked one,” Sehwag said on Cricbuzz.

Rohit Gavaskar, who was also part of the discussion, immediately responded, “You didn’t call Rahane a buzurg.”

Sehwag supported his claim and said that there was a big age difference between Rahane and Dhoni.

“Their age is not the same, there is a difference and Rahane is also in better shape than MS Dhoni. There is a big difference between a 35-year-old and a 41-year-old. MS is getting older now, he There’s no doubt about it,” Sehwag said.

Meanwhile, Ruturaj Gaikwad, who is leading CSK for the first time this season, was also very impressed with his team’s line-up.

“I’m also impressed with the lineup. We have maybe one or two more kids this year and great effort from Jinks, even last game he was running from one end to the other. The lineup is a big problem for us,” he added.

Chennai Super King continues to gain momentum

However, Chennai Super Kings continued their winning streak with a second consecutive victory as they defeated Shubman Gill’s GT by 63 runs to extend their lead at the top of the points table with an excellent NRR.

Ruturaj Gaikwad’s team covered all their bases and that was evident when Rachin Ravindra set a platform with a 20-ball, 46-run innings to allow Shivam Dube to unlock his beast mode with a 23-ball 51 then as Chennai posted a massive 206 for 6.

In response, the Titans managed to score 143 for 8 as Deepak Chahar (2/28 in 4 overs), Mustafizur Rahman (2/30 in 4 overs), Tushar Deshpande (2/21) and Matheesha Pathirana (1/29 in 4 overs). ) one by one, tightened the grip on their batting unit.

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