New Delhi: Former India batsman Gautam Gambhir reckons that skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni will have to advertise himself to the quantity 4 place as soon as Chennai Tremendous Kings qualifies for the knockout level of the IPL. CSK are these days positioned at the second one place in desk with 14 issues from 9 fits.
Dhoni got here out to bat at quantity six in each the fits after the resumption of the IPL in UAE, scoring 3 and 11 no longer out towards Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore respectively. Gambhir, who captained Kolkata Knight Riders to the identify two times, stated Dhoni must play at quantity 4 regardless of if the crew is chasing or protecting a complete. “MS Dhoni will have to bat at No.4 as soon as CSK qualifies for the playoffs, without reference to whether or not you’re chasing or batting first in order that you’ll be able to spend time within the center,” Gambhir advised Famous person Sports activities.
“I will be able to need to see that, with a bit of luck it occurs. The most productive factor a couple of captain is that it’s his personal want, he can bat any place he desires.” Dhoni has scored simply 51 runs to this point this season. “Your No.3 and No.4 is not going to at all times rating runs. You want to bat just a little extra. The extra runs you rating, it is going to stay getting more uncomplicated,” Gambhir stated.
“You’ll qualify for the playoffs but it surely will have to no longer occur that the duty falls on you, you lose early wickets and you’ve got to return and rating runs.” CSK will face KKR on Sunday.