Dharamsala: As Indian Former captain MS Dhoni is well experienced for taking review correctly on the Decision Review System at right time which makes huge impressive record of it. Once again its make impressive when he ask for review even before umpire raises finger.
In Dharamsala during 1st ODI against Sri Lanka, Legend opted for a review that left fans awestruck because he signaled the same to the umpire even before he could raise his finger to give his decision. The incident occurred in the 33rd over of India’s innings, when Bumrah was out leg before with a delivery from Sachith Pathirana. The Sri Lankans immediately appluads and the umpire was convinced about Bumrah being out leg before. Most Indian cricketers struggle with the DRS, but not Dhoni.
Bumrah itself not sure about the leg before and he was ready to leave the crease, but Legend gave his best at every time and took review on correct time. The umpire had to reverse his decision after the TV replays showed impact was outside the line. Indian fans, inside and outside the stadium, couldn’t stop marveling at Dhoni’s awareness and game sense. In Social media Dhoni Fans declare DRS as Dhoni Review System.
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Before that Indians are not stable to lead with the match at every positions as Srilankan bowlers rattled the Indian batting during his extended spell of 10 overs as India collapsed to 29-7. But Dhoni hit 10 fours and two sixes in his 87-ball stay, getting his 67th ODI half-century before he was finally dismissed by Perera to wrap up the Indian innings.
Dhoni put on a crucial 41-run partnership with Kuldeep Yadav for the eighth wicket. The pair took India past 54, their own lowest total, which was set against Sri Lanka in 2000.