MS Dhonis 14-year ODI career is replete with smartly paced, hit finishes. Yuvraj was twitchy against quality spin even when at his best, and Dhoni had the benefit of having dealt with Muralitharans variations, consisting of the doosra, at the Chennai Super Kings webs in the IPL.ALSO READ – Sidharth Monga: The star we dont knowFor a long time, Dhoni did not hit a single limit, and it was Gautam Gambhir doing the heavy lifting. When Dhoni joins Yuvraj in the middle, India still need a run-a-ball 99 versus a formidable attack led by Mohammad Asif and Umar Gul.And Dhoni alone muscled his method to 72 off 46 balls, the dasher had become the king, of ending up games.

Yuvraj was twitchy versus quality spin even when at his best, and Dhoni had the advantage of having actually dealt with Muralitharans variations, including the doosra, at the Chennai Super Kings nets in the IPL.ALSO READ – Sidharth Monga: The star we do not knowFor a long time, Dhoni did not hit a single boundary, and it was Gautam Gambhir doing the heavy lifting. The asking rate and Sri Lankas attack was now at Dhonis mercy. India had won the World Cup after 28 years and set the gold requirement for limited-overs cricket in the years to follow.148 v Pakistan, Visakhapatnam, 2005Setting: Lets go back to 2005, when the legend of Dhoni started to take shape. In only his 5th ODI innings, Dhoni, shoulder-length red-tinted hair and all, was bumped up to No. 3 by captain Sourav Ganguly after Sachin Tendulkar was run out for 2. When Dhoni joins Yuvraj in the middle, India still require a run-a-ball 99 against a formidable attack led by Mohammad Asif and Umar Gul.And Dhoni alone muscled his way to 72 off 46 balls, the dasher had become the king, of finishing games.

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