IPL 2021: [Watch] how MS Dhoni didn’t catch a rare ball behind the stumps

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MS Dhoni didn’t start the Sunrisers Hyderabad game in the best of ways, dropping a routine catch off Jonny Bairstow from behind the stumps. It was a rare lapse in concentration by MS Dhoni, as the veteran cricketer is usually a safe pair of hands.

Fans couldn’t believe their eyes after they saw MS Dhoni drop a catch early on. You can watch the clip below:

 

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Dhoni dropped a order catch on just the second ball of the beginning of the over, with Deepak Chahar bowling to Jonny Bairstow. Chahar bowled an mild delivery drifting down leg and the in-form Bairstow tried to flip it over the leg-side.

Nevertheless, the SRH opener didn’t make a right connection with the ball and likely only side it to the keeper. Diving to his left, MS Dhoni controlled to get both hands to the ball, but it popped out instantly it his gloves.

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MS Dhoni’s oversight handed an first lifeline to Jonny Bairstow, with the opener facing his first ball of the match. The SRH opener couldn’t make the best of the lifeline, holing one out to Deepak Chahar in the deep, outgoing for just 7 runs.

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Fans dumbfounded by rare MS Dhoni drop

Watched as one of the best players to ever don the gloves, MS Dhoni rarely makes an mistake behind the stumps. His overwhelming mistake could be take down to some early match rust.

Fans took to Twitter to respond to the missed chance to get Bairstow out first in the innings. Here are few of the best reactions from social media to MS Dhoni’s dropped catch.

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Also read:- AB de Villiers became the sixth player to score 5,000 runs in the tournament 

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