The previous Indian captain MS Dhoni, below whom India received three ICC white ball tournaments together with two World Cups, was talking at an occasion Livfast yesterday, the place he talked about wicket-keeping and varied different issues.
It was a kind of uncommon events when Dhoni attended a public occasion. He doesn’t discuss to the media lots when he isn’t enjoying. The 40-year-old, who continues to be the captain of Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) within the IPL, made a really attention-grabbing level on wicket-keeping.
Based on MSD, he began enjoying cricket with a tennis ball like some other child in India, and what occurs with the tennis ball is that it’s important to use gentle fingers whereas gathering it, in any other case it pops out of the fingers. That very same principle is then utilized to the leather-based balls as effectively, in senior-level cricket.
However, on the senior stage, the keepers have gotten modern-day gloves and with these gloves, it’s probably not obligatory that you simply use gentle fingers and all the time “obtain” the ball. MS Dhoni mentioned that the coaches ask the aspiring wicket-keepers to all the time obtain the ball which is true, however with modern-day gloves, it’s additionally attainable to grab the ball, particularly when you find yourself attempting to have an effect on a run-out.
Kiran Extra advised me drills are extra vital than method: MS Dhoni
MSD mentioned when he first got here into the nationwide set-up of India, he didn’t actually have an orthodox retaining method as a result of he didn’t use to obtain the ball. However, the unorthodox method that he had, it was not discouraged by Kiran Extra, who was his wicket-keeping mentor at the moment.
— Chakri Dhoni (@ChakriDhoni17) September 22, 2022
Dhoni revealed that Kiran Extra advised him that greater than the method, what’s vital is the drill. If he doesn’t have an orthodox method, it doesn’t matter so long as he’s assured about his personal method and has lots of drills.