‘No player can score so many runs at…’: Sehwag lauds Dhoni’s achievement | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Chennai Super Kings skipper MS Dhoni made a memorable return to Chepauk as he accomplished 5000 runs in IPL in entrance of his dwelling followers in opposition to Lucknow Tremendous Giants on Monday.
Dhoni might need change into the seventh batter to cross the landmark however being the primary one to get to the milestone whereas batting within the lower-middle order speaks volumes of his calibre.
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Former India opener Virender Sehwag lauded Dhoni’s achievement saying solely he can rating so many runs at that quantity and has all the time been constant for his workforce.
“The expectation is that the top-order batters will rating essentially the most runs. MS Dhoni comes within the center order or lower-middle order and he has scored 5000 runs. No participant may be capable to rating so many runs whereas enjoying at that quantity. He’s constant, scores runs and wins matches for his workforce. He’s a really huge participant,” Sehwag stated in the course of the post-match present on Star Sports activities..
Sehwag additionally believes Dhoni does not go after milestones and stated reaching the 5000-run milestone within the IPL will not make any distinction to the previous India captain.

In the course of the match in opposition to Lucknow Tremendous Giants, the CSK skipper crossed the 5000-run mark throughout his three-ball 12-run knock and have become the primary specialist wicketkeeper to achieve the milestone in IPL.
“If you happen to ask MS Dhoni, he’ll ask what distinction it makes, whether or not he has scored 5000, 3000 or 7000 runs, the necessary factor is to win the trophy, which he has finished. I do not assume he goes after or thinks about milestones,” Sehwag stated in the course of the post-match present on Star Sports activities.
Sehwag added that data and milestones are remembered post-retirement. “I used to be additionally like that. Who is aware of what number of runs have been scored however it’s true that these numbers are remembered later. If you retire, it’s remembered that this participant scored so many runs within the IPL,” he stated.
Virat Kohli (6706), Shikhar Dhawan (6284), David Warner (5937), Rohit Sharma (5880), Suresh Raina (5528) and AB de Villiers (5162) are the opposite batters to have crossed the 5000-run mark within the cash-rich league.
(With IANS Inputs)

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