IPL 2023 Final: CSK team captain MS Dhoni will create a new history in this league as soon as he takes the field against Gujarat in the final of IPL 2023.
CSK vs GT IPL 2023: In the final of IPL 2023, MS Dhoni will be eyeing to win the title for the fifth time, while Hardik Pandya will try to make his team the champion for the second time in a row. The performance of both the teams has been excellent in this season, so it is very difficult to say which team will win and become the champion of this season. Whether MS Dhoni wins the title this time or not, but he will create history as soon as he takes the field in the final against Gujarat.
MS Dhoni will become the first player to play 250 matches in IPL
MS Dhoni will create history by becoming the first player to play 250 matches in the IPL 2023 final when he takes the field against Gujarat Titans at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Dhoni has played 249 matches in this league and is on the first place in the list of players playing the most matches. After Dhoni, Rohit Sharma is second in the list of players who have played most matches in IPL, who has played 243 matches, while Dinesh Karthik is at number three with 242 matches.
Top 5 players with most matches in IPL
MS Dhoni – 249 matches
Rohit Sharma – 243 matches
Dinesh Karthik – 242 matches
Virat Kohli – 237 matches
Ravindra Jadeja – 224 matches
Dhoni’s performance in IPL 2023
IPL 2023 MS Dhoni took his team to the finals on the basis of excellent captaincy. Last year, Dhoni’s team could not even reach the playoffs, but this time he again presented the example of his charismatic captaincy and his team is close to winning the title for the fifth time. Dhoni came to bat lower down the order this season and scored 104 runs in 11 innings of 15 matches at a strike rate of 185.71 and his best score was 32 not out. He has hit 3 fours and 10 sixes in these matches while taking 6 catches and 2 stumpings.
MS Dhoni’s performance in IPL
Talking about MS Dhoni’s performance in IPL, he has scored 5082 runs in 249 matches. Dhoni has not been able to score a single century in this league so far, while he has 24 half-centuries in his name. Dhoni’s best score has been 84 not out while his bat has hit 349 fours and 239 sixes in these matches. At the same time, as a wicketkeeper, he took 141 catches while stumping 41 batsmen.