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IPL 2018: Dhoni uses one of the heaviest bats and Its price will surprise you

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 16 April 2018, 18:15 IST
MS Dhoni

India's former captain is among the most successful skippers in the Indian Premier League. Chennai returned to the Indian Premier League after serving a two-year ban. MS Dhoni has returned as the team's skipper after a gap of two years. The team is performing really despite two years' gap and has won 2 of the three matches it has played. Dhoni has led the franchise in 132 matches and the team has win 80 matches.

Presently, Apart from Gambhir and Rohit Sharma, only MS Dhoni has won the IPL title twice. Dhoni is known for his clever game tactics and his ability to keep his mind cool under tense circumstances. Moreover, He is best known for his powerful hits, that makes him a point of concern for the opposition, always.

Dhoni has played a total of 162 matches and he has hit 3,670 with an average of 38. 22 runs. Also, Dhoni has hit 258 fours along with 162 sixes. Dhoni came up with his best on Sunday, playing against Kings XI Punjab, when he hit 79 runs.

Moreover, Dhoni's timing and his unique batting style have been a topic of debate and discussion. He is currently the only batsman in the Indian team who uses a 45 mm edge bat and it plays a significant role in hitting powerful shots that Dhoni is so fond of. Dhoni's bat is one of the heaviest that cricketers use nowadays. Notably, Sachin also used a heavy bat. Dhoni's one bat costs Rs 32,000.

Dhoni signed a contract with Spartan that happens to be a sports equipment manufacturing company. Dhoni has been using Spartan's logo on his bat, since then. According to Media reports, Dhoni signed the deal for RS 25 crore.


First published: 16 April 2018, 18:15 IST