Dhoni is the best finisher in cricket: Faf du Plessis
Former Australian cricketer Mike Hussey said few days ago that Dhoni is the best finisher in international cricket till now. However, Hussey himself has a great reputation as a finisher in international cricket. This time, Former India captain MS Dhoni has been named the best finisher of cricket by South Africa’s Faf du Plessis.
The two played together in Chennai Super Kings in the IPL. Du Plessis has put this tag on Dhoni when mentioning the best moment for the IPL team.
The players have taken part in various competitions through social media in these quarantine days. As part of this, Chennai cricketers have taken to Twitter to post ‘My IPL Moment’. Indian cricketer Suresh Raina nominated Du Plessis to tell about his best moment in IPL.
Former Proteas captain spoke for several moments. Dhoni’s one innings was on the list and when describing it he mentioned Dhoni as the best finisher of world cricket.
In the last IPL, Dhoni scored 84 runs off just 48 balls against Royal Challengers Bangalore. There were 7 sixes in that innings. In the eyes of Du Plessis, it still floats,
“This was the best I have ever seen. I think Dhoni is the best finisher in cricket.”
Du Plessis also highlighted Suresh Raina’s century against Kings XI Punjab in 2013. Former South African captain also mentioned few innings of Dwayne Bravo and Shane Watson. He described the match winning knock of Bravo against Mumbai Indians in 2018, “In 2018, Bravo played a magnificent innings of 67 or 70 runs off just 40 balls against Mumbai Indians. We almost lost in the match. But at the end Bravo won the match for us and left the field.” At the same time, he also talked about Watson’s century in 2018 IPL final.