Kolkata Knight Riders all-rounder Venkatesh Iyer has lavished reward on legendary Indian captain MS Dhoni, who not too long ago led Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) to their fifth IPL title.
Dhoni, who has earned the moniker of ‘Captain Cool’ not too long ago underwent surgical procedure on his knee which had been troubling him all through the IPL 2023 season, and speaking about Dhoni’s expertise, Iyer revealed how he was completely blown away by the CSK captain’s presence of thoughts.
Recalling a latest match between CSK and KKR within the IPL 2023 season, Iyer revealed how he had a chat with Dhoni after his dismissal, and regardless that he felt that the sector wasn’t the way it ought to have been, the 41-year-old advised Iyer that the best way he was enjoying, Dhoni determined to place his fielders accordingly.
“I used to be batting and I performed a shot and was caught by the fielder at short-third man, and I assumed to myself, brief third-man shouldn’t be there within the first place, he was standing within the flawed place,” Iyer advised Raj Shamani throughout a chat with the latter on his YouTube channel.
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“I requested him (Dhoni) after the match, ‘Bhaiya kyu’, and he replied ‘the best way you have been batting, all of the fielders ought to have been quite a bit finer. That’s why I had put him a tad bit effective, and I used to be like I had by no means thought of it.”
Iyer additionally praised Dhoni for his calm manner, one thing that has been a signature of the legendary wicketkeeper batter. The 28-year-old was quizzed in regards to the ‘differentiating issue’ in regards to the CSK captain, to which he replied that the veteran is an ‘artist of calmness’.
“I believe it’s his composure, his skill to not react in stress conditions, to be calm and composed in a frame of mind the place he’s impartial. That enables him to make higher choices, we at all times affiliate MS Dhoni with making good choices, as a result of he’s capable of attend that frame of mind the place he’s composed,” the Indore-born cricketer said.
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“MS Dhoni is an artist of calmness, coolness and taking good choices in stress conditions. What he can do, nobody else can on the earth,” added Iyer.
The legendary ex-India captain had revealed after CSK’s IPL triumph that he’ll return to play subsequent yr, clearing any additional doubts about his retirement.