Dhoni did not make even a single fifty in the previous year, although he was in display in 2019
Dhoni has always been in the role of a better finisher in the team
2018 did not last for Dhoni. He has played 29 matches since 1 January 2018. Their strike rate is 74.96. Of these, 20 of them have played in last year, with an average of only 25. It is also a matter of concern that last year he did not even make a fifty. However, his performance improved in 2019.
For a year, Dhoni is troubled here
Dhoni has played 29 matches since 1 January 2018. Their strike rate is 74.96. That is, the whole 50 overs will be played at this pace, then the team will be only 225 runs. Whereas in England there is a World Cup and there is an average 298 runs in the innings since the last World Cup. This figure is worrying because they batting at number 5 or 6 in ODIs where fast runs are made.
Dhoni has always been in the role of a better finisher in the team, but he has only hit eight sixes (1 January 2018 till now) in the last one year. During this time, he has scored only four times while his highest score is 87 runs.
In a year, Dhoni averages more than 40 against Australia and New Zealand. The average against the remaining teams is very low. Average against England 39.50, against West Indies 16.66 and D. 34.50 against Africa
But that's why Dhoni also needs
Now Dhoni is in the form. In 2019, he played nine matches in which he averages 81. His highest score is also 87 runs this year.
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