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I think MS Dhoni will be good to score 400 runs next IPL as well: Sunil Gavaskar

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M S Dhoni. (Photo Source: IPL / BCCI)

MS Dhoni made it clear before the last league match of Chennai Super Kings that he would play for the Yellow Army in IPL 2021. Definitely not, during the toss, Dhoni said whether the game against KXIP would be final? CSK color. In the same light, former Indian batsman Sunil Gavaskar has advised MSD to regain his form before the start of the next IPL season.

There was a forgetful season for the 13th edition of the IPL Chennai Super Kings. So when Dhoni plans to return next year, he should be able to show a great level of form and fitness. This is why Gavaskar feels that Dhoni should make a comeback to domestic cricket to achieve the best of form. Gavaskar feels that being in competitive cricket, his form will be maintained in the best way.

“Being in the nets is fine, but not until he plays competitive cricket, especially because he is at an age where reflexes slow down. As you get older, you get lost. Everything can look good. You look at yourself in the mirror. nothing has changed. You can actually lose weight.

“You can go to the gym to be stronger and fitter. But your timing changes, in that sense of timing, you feel that your foot is going towards the ball, but it’s just that a good drive or ball is going in the air for you, “Gavaskar told Star Sports Told.

MS Dhoni-led CSK did not make it to the playoffs for the first time

The MS Dhoni-led CSK failed to secure a playoff berth for the first time since the inaugural season of the IPL 2020. 39-year-old Dhoni failed to meet the expectations on a large scale. His form with the bat came under heavy criticism. MS, previously, stated explicitly, that they would return to their main group next season with some planning and changes.

“But the more he plays competitive cricket, the match actually… in the net, there will be no pressure, the match brings pressure. If he does that, I think he would be good to score 400 runs next year, ”said Gavaskar.