MS Dhoni had a pretty bad year in 2018, but the Jharkhand-born cricketer stepped up and scored an hat-tricks of half-century in a three-match ODI series against Australia and was awarded the Man of the Series trophy. He also played an important knock of 48 to help India put up a mammoth target of 325.
Moreover, he was also seen chirping behind the stumps, guiding bowlers about the line and lengths. He was seen sending some tips to Kedar Jadhav in Hindi when Henry Nicholls was batting, the video of has since gone viral on social media.
During the 20th over of New Zealand’s innings, the wicket-keeper batsman while instructing Kedar Jadhav said, “Bhai aisa daalega toh rakh le tu (If you bowl like this...it’s better to keep a fielder in the deep).” This was after Jadhav bowled wider outside off to Henry Nicholls despite Dhoni instructing him to bowl tighter.
India went on to win the match by 90 runs, with Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni, Kedar Jadhav all contributing with their bat. Kuldeep Yadav took his second consecutive four-wicket haul to register a bowling figure of 4/45.