WATCH: MS Dhoni gives batting tips to young batting sensation Sameer Rizvi | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: After playing a cameo against IPL 2023 runners-up Gujarat Titans, Chenai Super Kings young batter Sameer Rizvi credited Mahendra Singh Dhoni for his brief but impactful knock in his first IPL match. He had said the legendary cricketer advised him to play his natural game.
Rizvi, who was picked by CSK for a whopping Rs 8.4 crore in the IPL 2024 Auction, smashed a six-ball 14-run knock, which included two sixes against Rashid Khan.

Chennai Super Kings, who are in top form, having secured two victories in as many matches, will aim to extend their winning streak when they face Delhi Capitals in their upcoming clash in the Indian Premier League 2024 at the Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam.

Ahead of the exciting clash, CSK’s social media handle has shared a video where Dhoni can been seen giving batting tips to Rizvi.

Rizvi recalled the moment he was picked up by the franchise during the auction ahead of the season for a whopping Rs 8.4 crore, as he felt that his dream of meeting Dhoni will eventually come true.
“When I was picked up during the auction by CSK, my greatest happiness was my dream to meet Bhaiya (MS Dhoni) would be fulfilled. We also had net sessions together and got to learn a lot from him and the (support) staff. I intend to learn more and perform to the fullest.”
Having played cricket for Uttar Pradesh, he has decent T20 numbers, scoring 309 runs in 10 innings at a strike rate of 137.33, including two half-centuries.


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