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MS Dhoni experience: CSK coach explains why it’s more about skill over crazed fandom

MS Dhoni experience: CSK coach explains why it’s more about skill over crazed fandom

CSK coach Stephen Fleming explains why it is important to see MS Dhoni as a player more than an idol, hails Gaikwad & Stoinis' centuries

Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming is in awe of MS Dhoni, just like millions of fans across the globe. The ex-New Zealand cricketer says he is lucky to have been witnessing the ‘Dhoni magic’ for the last 16 years. Fleming points out that MS Dhoni is a ‘great player’ who has achieved many accolades for India and CSK.

CSK coach relishes MS Dhoni experience

It’s an experience that you are lucky to have in the stadium. We are lucky to get it everytime he plays. We have been lucky for number of years, 16-17 years expericing his magic. The love for him throughout India and the rest of the world is testimonius to the way he has played the game. People talk about MS as a person, but he’s also a great player. He’s done some great things for India and CSK,” Fleming said in the post-match press conference.

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‘We competed well’

The CSK coach did not shy away from admitting that LSG gave a fitting response to the home side. He lauded Marcus Stoinis for leading the side to victory with his match-winning cnetury. He further hailed skipper Ruturaj Gaikwad for his ‘crafty’ knock that saw CSK amass a huge total on board at the end of the first innings.

We saw another great hundred from Marcus Stoinis. So, they answered pretty well. In the end, it was a good game of cricket. We feel we competed well, given the conditions, but under pressure we let little things slip,” Fleming added.

Who won yesterday’s CSK vs LSG IPL match?

 In a thrilling encounter of IPL 2024, the Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) pulled off a remarkable win against the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the M.A Chidambaram Stadium in Match 39. This victory marked LSG’s doing a double over CSK, having defeated them earlier in the season as well.

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