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MS Dhoni is a last-over god, has scored 57 from only 16 in IPL 2024

MS Dhoni is a last-over god, has scored 57 from only 16 in IPL 2024

MS Dhoni tops the list of batsmen with most sixes in the last overs of IPL. The next best batter is over 32 sixes away from him.

MS Dhoni has been is some form in IPL 2024. In the match vs Delhi Capitals, the veteran CSK player smashed 37 from 16. Then in the match against Mumbai Indians, he smashed Hardik Pandya for three consecutive sixes, and scored 20 off four balls. Come the match with LSG on Friday, once again Dhoni was at his best when he 28 from nine deliveries, smashing three fours and two sixes.

The carnage started in the last over once again this season, where Dhoni slammed Yash Thakur for two fours and six. Interestingly, the six went a massive 101m far, way back into the stands. And of course, the Lucknow crowd, mostly Dhoni fans, lost control over their emotions.

MS Dhoni’s Legendary Stats in Last Over

If one is to describe Dhoni’s performance in the last over the innings, it is nothing short of magical. MSD only extended his record of most sixes in the last over. This means he has 65 sixes in the last over of IPL, 32 more than the next best batsman. The next on the list is Keiron Pollard who has 33 sixes in the last overs of IPL.

That is not it. Dhoni in the last over’s has faced 313 deliveries overall, where has smashed 772 runs. Those have come at a strike rate of over 246. In IPL 2024 alone, Dhoni has scored 57 from 16 balls, at a strike rate of 356. That includes four fours and six sixes.

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