In the 50th Match of the IPL, Chennai Super Kings will face Delhi Capitals. Prior to this high-profile match, former India cricketer and analyst Irfan Pathan anticipated a few strategies that MS Dhoni will employ in order to control things. Here is what Irfan Pathan Speaks On Dhoni Strategies.
Irfan Pathan Speaks On Dhoni Strategies
This year, both Delhi & Chennai have had a solid start. As a result, the matchup between both the countertop is likely to be exciting. According to Pathan, Dhoni would have strategies to place a control on the game versus Delhi. He believes that, considering the circumstances, the CSK captain will know what else to do, and that Moeen Ali may be a crucial player versus Rishabh Pant and Shimron Hetmyer.
“Depending on the pace of the pitch as well as the situation, Dhoni will definitely know what to do at that particular time. They have Rishabh Pant and Shimron Hetmyer, left-handed middle-order batsmen, I think Moeen Ali needs to bowl a lot more than what we have seen so far,” Pathan said.
Jaddu bowling a lot more to Shreyas Iyer: Pathan
Shreyas Iyer made a strong recovery from injury and has seemed in good form so far. He also added important runs for the team in the UAE leg games. The former player believes Dhoni’s go-to bowlers versus Iyer will be Ravindra Jadeja & Josh Hazlewood.
“For Shreyas Iyer, I think you will see Jaddu bowling a lot more to him than any other bowler. In between, you will see Hazlewood coming and using the short ball against him, keeping the mid-off up and let him play on the leg side,” he added.
As he kicks into gear, Dhawan can cause a threat to any opponent. So far this season, he has scored 462 runs. According to Pathan, Deepak Chahar can be destructive for batters and can take the expensive wicket.
“Shikhar Dhawan is a fantastic cricketer. He has been in great form as well. But CSK has a good new-ball bowler in Deepak Chahar who can actually bring the ball into Shikhar Dhawan because Shikhar Dhawan likes to play that ball outside the off-stump and he loves extra pace as well. So if he can swing it around and get it around the middle stump, he can get his wicket and keep him quiet,” Pathan asserted.