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MS Dhoni Set to Make History with 200th IPL Game as Captain

This feat sets Dhoni apart as the first cricketer in IPL history to captain a team for 200 matches

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Russell Chattaraj
Russell Chattaraj
Mechanical engineering graduate, writes about science, technology and sports, teaching physics and mathematics, also played cricket professionally and passionate about bodybuilding.

INDIA: The Chennai Super Kings (CSK) vs Rajasthan Royals (RR) match on April 12 will be a significant milestone for MS Dhoni, as it marks his 200th appearance as captain of the CSK team. This feat sets Dhoni apart as the first cricketer in IPL history to captain a team for 200 matches.

MS Dhoni has already made a name for himself as the most-capped player in the IPL. However, this upcoming match adds another feather to his illustrious IPL career.

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Ravindra Jadeja, an all-rounder of CSK, has expressed that “Dhoni is a legend, not only within the CSK team but also within Indian cricket as a whole”. Jadeja hopes to give Dhoni the ultimate gift of victory against RR in his 200th match as captain.

Dhoni’s record in the IPL is impressive, having played in 236 matches, captaining 213 of them. He has led both Chennai and the Rising Pune Supergiants. Dhoni, a Ranchi native, is recognised as one of cricket’s all-time great captains. His 58.96% win rate ranks among the highest in the league. He has captained his team to 125 victories and 87 defeats in the IPL.

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Given Dhoni’s success in the IPL, it would be intriguing to see how he will captain his team in his 200th match on April 12, 2023, at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. The CSK team is composed of several experienced players, and it will be exciting to watch them play against RR. Fans will undoubtedly be rooting for Dhoni to lead his team to another victory in this historic game.

MS Dhoni’s leadership has been a key factor in the success of the Chennai Super Kings over the years. His calm and composed demeanour on the field have earned him the nickname ‘Captain Cool’.

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MS Dhoni’s tactical acumen and ability to lead from the front have inspired his team to many victories in the IPL. His influence on the CSK team has been immense, and his legacy as a captain will undoubtedly live on for many years to come.

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  • Russell Chattaraj

    Mechanical engineering graduate, writes about science, technology and sports, teaching physics and mathematics, also played cricket professionally and passionate about bodybuilding.

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