Will knee injury keep MS Dhoni out of next match? Coach Stephen Fleming replied

Stephen Fleming on MS Dhoni’s knee injury: The first match of IPL 2023 was between Chennai Super Kings and Gujarat Titans in which Gujarat won by 5 wickets. In the last over of this match, Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was seen moaning due to knee pain while holding the ball while keeping the wicket. MM Dhoni was troubled by a knee injury even before the start of the match. He was seen using the strap during practice.

Will Dhoni be removed in the next match?

Chennai Super Kings head coach Stephen Fleming answered whether Dhoni will be out for the next match or not. He said it was a cramp. Stephen Fleming told the reporter, “It was just a cramp for MS Dhoni in the 19th over, no knee problem. At this age he knows his limitations but still he is a great captain. Play his part with the bat. A legend on the field and a very valuable player.”

Chennai lost first

In the first match against the defending champions Gujarat Titans, Chennai Super Kings had to suffer a defeat by 5 wickets. In this match, CSK opener Ruthuraj Gaikwad played a wonderful innings with 92 runs with the help of 4 fours and 9 sixes. Although his innings could not win the team.

Batting first, Chennai Super Kings scored 178 runs for 7 wickets in 20 overs. Gujarat Titans chased down the target in 19.2 overs. On behalf of the team, opener Shubman Gill scored 63 runs with 175 runs off 36 balls. Gill hit 6 fours and 3 sixes in his innings.

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