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CSKvsLSG: MS Dhoni Thanks Lucknow Crowd For Huge Support

CSKvsLSG: MS Dhoni Thanks Lucknow Crowd For Huge Support

IPL 2024, CSKvsLSG: Throughout the 17 seasons of the Indian Premier League (IPL), one undeniable truth has emerged: facing the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on home turf doesn’t necessarily translate to a home advantage for the opposition. This unique phenomenon was once again evident in the match between CSK and Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) at the Ekana Stadium.

LSG captain KL Rahul’s acknowledgment of this fact after their victory against CSK underscores the unparalleled influence of CSK, particularly their iconic captain MS Dhoni. The hoarding displayed at the venue, expressing the desire for Dhoni’s success while still rooting for LSG’s victory, epitomized the adoration and reverence Dhoni commands even in rival territories.

WATCH: MS Dhoni Thanks Lucknow Crowd For Huge Support in CSKvsLSG Game

Despite not getting a chance to bat in the previous game in Lucknow, Dhoni’s explosive cameo of 28 runs off just nine balls delighted the “mini Chennai crowd” and showcased his enduring prowess. His monstrous six and overall performance elicited cheers and applause from spectators, prompting a heartfelt ‘thank you’ gesture from the former captain.

However, Dhoni’s heroics weren’t enough to secure victory for CSK, as Rahul’s stellar half-century and a formidable partnership with Quinton de Kock propelled LSG to their fourth win of the season. Despite CSK’s valiant efforts, the team succumbed to their third loss on the road in IPL 2024.

MS Dhoni Entertains Lucknow Crowd in Vintage Mahi Style

Former CSK captain MS Dhoni showcased his batting prowess once again in IPL 2024, smashing 28 runs off nine deliveries against Lucknow Super Giants in the CSKvsLSG clash. His innings included three fours and two sixes, with a massive 101m maximum off Yash Thakur in the final over.

Dhoni has accumulated 87 runs in five innings this season, with notable performances including a crucial 20-run cameo against Mumbai Indians and a quickfire 37 against Delhi Capitals in Visakhapatnam.

The match served as yet another testament to the Dhoni effect, highlighting CSK’s unparalleled aura and the challenge they pose to opposition teams even in their own backyard. As CSK continues to dominate the IPL landscape, their influence transcends geographical boundaries, making every encounter a captivating spectacle for fans and players alike.

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