MS Dhoni On This Day In 2013: In terms of finishing the match, former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is among the best players in the world. In his international career, Dhoni proved to be a finisher in many matches for Team India. The same feat was done by Dhoni on this day (July 11) in 2013 in the final of the tri-series against Sri Lanka. Chasing the runs, Team India had lost 9 wickets and needed 15 runs in the last over to win.
The then captain MS Dhoni was present at the crease. Whereas Ishant Sharma was on the non-striker end. Shaminda Eranga came to bowl the last over from Sri Lanka. Eranga fired the first ball of the over in front of Dhoni. Now Team India needed 15 runs in 5 balls. Dhoni hit a brilliant six on the second ball of the over. With this six, the expectations of the Indian fans increased.
Then Dhoni hit a four on the third ball of the over. Now the Indian team needed 5 runs in 3 balls. Dhoni put the match in the account of Team India by hitting a brilliant six on the next ie fourth ball of the over. In this way, the Indian team won by 1 wicket in the final.
Dhoni, batting at number 6 in this match, scored an inning of 45 runs in 52 balls with the help of 5 fours and 2 sixes. This tri-series was played between India, West Indies and Sri Lanka in the hosting of West Indies. The final match was played in Trinidad.
2013, India – Sri Lanka – West Indies, Tri Series.
India Vs Sri Lanka : Final
India needed 15 off 6 balls with only 1 wicket remaining, with MS Dhoni on strike.
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In the final match played between India and Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka was all out for 201 runs in 48.5 overs while batting first. Chasing the runs, Team India had lost 9 wickets for 182 runs. After this, Dhoni gave the team victory by chasing 15 runs in the last over.
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