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CSK vs DC: ‘I’ll be coughing at them’ - MS Dhoni makes hilarious comment ahead of Delhi Capitals clash

CSK vs DC: When asked about his health, MSDhoni decided to crack a joke as he said that fever can be a worry for the opposition Delhi Capitals.

cricket Updated: May 02, 2019 08:43 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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MS Dhoni plays a shot during the 2019 Indian Premier League (IPL).(AFP)

MS Dhoni returned to action for Chennai Super Kings during their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 match against Delhi Capitals after missing their earlier game as he was down with fever. It was the second time Dhoni missed a CSK game this season -- the first being against Sunrisers Hyderabad because of back spasms.

“Less dew today, because of the cloud cover. When you’ve played enough international cricket it’s never 100% (talking about fitness). You’re always a little less than that. We were looking to bat first anyway,” he said at the toss.

READ: CSK vs DC Live score, IPL 2019 Match 50 at Chepauk

When asked about his health, Dhoni decided to crack a joke as he said that fever can be a worry for the opposition. “It’s a bit of a worry for the opposition, because I’ll be coughing at them,” he said with a laugh.

Chennai Super Kings thrashed Delhi Capitals by 80 runs to snatch the top spot in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Suresh Raina top-scored for CSK with his 59-run knock while Jagdeesha Suchith took two wickets for the visitors.

Imran Tahir and Ravindra Jadeja took three wickets each for CSK while Shreyas Iyer made 44 for Delhi Capitals.

(With agency inputs)

First Published: May 01, 2019 20:13 IST