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MS Dhoni's Masterclass Proves He May Be Past His Prime, But He's Still India's Finisher

Ever since renouncing his captaincy, Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been a subject of immense criticism and topic of great discussion among the critics. 

There is no doubt that the Jharkhand cricketer, who once thrived in the role of India's finisher, has been struggling for a while to score at will.

While some continue to call him a liability for Team India, others have even gone on to suggest that he is unnecessarily occupying a crucial slot in the side which could have been used by a much-deserving candidate. 

All those critical viewpoints had once again thronged social media when India lost the first ODI against Australia by 34 runs at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

The former Indian captain was slammed for playing 96 deliveries and scoring just 51 runs. He was blamed for starting real slow and then, when Rohit Sharma needed an experienced partner at the other end, losing his wicket (even if it was an umpiring error). 

Many had questioned the Indian selectors if they really believed that Virat Kohli-led side can actually win the upcoming ICC World Cup with Dhoni in the team.

The MSD Masterclass Has 'Dhoni Haters' Running For Cover© Twitter/@BCCI

A few days later, the Indian cricket team found itself in a similar situation, lagging behind in their run-chase early on and Dhoni in the mix, yet again. With Virat Kohli carrying the baton for his side, having already reached his fifty, Dhoni came to the crease with India needing another 137 runs at an asking rate of over 7.20.

With Kohli's willow breathing fire, the cricket fans and pundits had placed their bets on the Indian captain to see the visitors through. 

Nobody, especially after last ODI's debacle, was really interested in what Dhoni had to offer as his slow start (12 runs off 21 balls) already had the naysayers slamming him on the social media. And, when Kohli was dismissed in the 44th over, the Indian fans dreaded the reoccurrence of those grim scenes that had earlier cut India a sorry figure at the SCG.

With 57 runs still on board to get, the Australians undoubtedly fancied their chances, taking confidence from their triumph that came in similar situations in Sydney. But, at a time, when his detractors were waiting for him to fail yet again, the 37-year-old showed great resilience and stepped up to the task, bringing in all his experience to change India's fortunes.

As the asking-rate crept over nine runs an over, Dhoni took calculated risks in a bid to keep his side in the game without losing wickets in the crunch moments of the game. Adequately supported by Dinesh Karthik (25*) who was holding the fort at the other end, the former Indian captain continued to rotate strike and pounced on the bad deliveries - traits of an experienced campaigner who has over 10,000 ODI runs to his name.

The MSD Masterclass Has 'Dhoni Haters' Running For Cover© Twitter/@BCCI

It eventually came down to 7 runs off the final six deliveries as the cricket fans across the globe geared up for another nail-biting showdown. But, all the excitement was killed with Dhoni's monstrous hit on the first delivery of Jason Behrendorff's over. 

Clearing his front leg and bringing all that bottom-hand power into play, Dhoni produced a mighty blow - one that must've hurt his detractors more than Australia themselves.

Dhoni hits detractors and skeptics for a 6! Tight match, fine win

— Cricketwallah (@cricketwallah) January 15, 2019

Fantastic run chase by India . Excellent 100 from Virat, he makes it look very easy. Was wonderful to see Dhoni finish of the game beautifully and Dinesh Karthik's cameo was very very  important in the end. The final game should be a cracker.

— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) January 15, 2019

With the equation (1 run off 5 balls) heavily in favour of the visitors, Dhoni did what he does best - scoring the winning runs and finishing the game for India. An MSD classic (55*), as it was, Dhoni's gritty fifty was stark reminder of what this old warhorse brings to the table. 

And, even if the last year wasn't really great for the Indian cricketer, the fact that he has begun 2019 with two fifties in a row might just be a sign of bigger and greater things to come from Dhoni.

It's amazing that in the last ODI game, that many people criticised @msdhoni and he got a rough LBW decision, now with @imVkohli and @DineshKarthik he finishes a great game. Dhoni is a freak. Been saying it for years.

— Dean Jones (@ProfDeano) January 15, 2019

Dhoni has shown his class here. Just understood the situation beautifully. And this is a tribute to his fitness

— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) January 15, 2019

The Jharkhand cricketer might be on the older side. Despite his impeccable fitness levels, he still might not be as agile as he once was. And, he may not be able to score sixes at will as he once did. 

But, Dhoni is and will always be the cricketer that India can always rely on in those crunch situations when the likes of Kohli, Rohit, Dhawan and all the other prominent batters are back in the hut - a fact that, once again, came to the fore at the Adelaide Oval.

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