Watch: Amid injury speculations, MS Dhoni hitting big sixes at net ahead of RCB clash
It will be a southern clash with both teams have won two of their four games. RCB won their last game against DC, while CSK suffered a close defeat against RR. But apart from the loss, CSK had been suffering from injury issues.
A number of CSK players, including Ben Stokes, have been missing games due to fitness issues. However, the biggest concern for the four-time champion is the fitness of skipper MS Dhoni. After the game against Rajasthan, CSK head coach Stephen Fleming confirmed that Dhoni was nursing a knee injury, which came as a big shock for CSK fans.
Some media reports also confirmed that MSD might miss a few games of this season or can be ruled out of the competition. However, amid all those speculations about MSD missing the upcoming game against the RCB, the CSK skipper was seen smashing big sixes at the net on the eve of the game.
Dhoni was struggling with his fitness in the last game against RR, but on Sunday he was looking completely fit and had a smile on his face during his batting practise, and this can come as great news for CSK fans because MSD had huge experience playing at the M. Chidambaram Stadium, which can benefit the team in the game.
Dhoni looked good in the last game and almost pulled off a stunning win in the last over. But he couldn't dispatch the last ball to the boundary when CSK needed five off it. But fans saw vintage Dhoni smashing big sixes. He made an unbeaten 32 off 17 with one four and three sixes.