Many were of the belief that MS Dhoni should now step down from T20 cricket. There have been constants fingers raised on Dhoni’s place in the T20 team and he has always responded like a boss in terms of performance.
He has always proved his worth and has always given a narrative as to why he’s still a much better wicket keeper batsman than any youngster in the pipeline.
Today yet again he showed why he’s a stalwart finisher. Dhoni played an unbeaten handsome knock of 39 from 22 balls which is hefty in terms of T20 standards. MS Dhoni finished Indian innings with a huge six and that six was more of a cracking response to the likes of those who raised questions over his place in the T20 side.
Dhoni has now reached an amazing milestone. He now has the record for maximum sixes on the last ball of the 20th over in T20s. This records speak for how good a finisher he is in the limited overs cricket. Dhoni has done this last ball damage 5 times in T20s.
The next in the list are batsmen who have done this not more than even twice. Mahi is certainly mighty and these stats confirm why he’s the best when it comes to finishing games.
Here is a look at the numbers: