WATCH: Imran Tahir celebrates Shubman Gill’s wicket even before MS Dhoni can complete his stumping

Former Indian skipper MS Dhoni’s lighting fast reflexes behind the stumps are secret to none. Dhoni’s brilliance behind the stumps was witnessed once again in the IPL 2019 match between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Tuesday. It was Indian future batting star Shubman Gill who became the veteran’s latest victim.

It all happened in the 11th over of the match when legspinner Imran Tahir was bowling to Shubman Gill. Kolkata were five wickets down and under pressure and Tahir bowled a googly to Gill, who went searching for the drive away from his body without reading it at all and ended up missing it altogether. In the process, the youngster had overbalanced himself by dragging his back leg out of his crease. MS Dhoni, who was behind the stumps, managed to spot it within the blink of an eye and whipped the bails off in a flash to complete yet another super-fast stumping.

It was however Imran Tahir who stole the show with his celebration.
Tahir was so confident of Dhoni’s brilliance behind the stumps, he started celebrating the wicket even before he had removed the bails. The commentators took notice of it too and in the post match interview, Dhoni was asked a question about the incident to which he replied, “I think he trusts me.”

Watch the video here:

As far as the match is concerned, Chennai Super Kings beat Kolkata Knight Riders by seven wickets to go right on top of the points table. CSK won the toss and MS Dhoni decided to bowl first, the decision proved to be a boon for them as the CSK bowling attack demolished KKR’s top-order batsmen to restrict them to 108-9 in 20 overs.

Andre Russell once again proved that he can bat in any condition. While KKR’s wickets were falling at the other end, Russell was the lone man standing. Russell hit a fantastic half-century in 44 balls. It might not have been his fastest fifty but it came when his team needed it the most. Russell was awarded the super striker of the match for his 44-ball 50. The man of the match trophy was given to CSK’s Deepak Chahar for his 3 wickets from 4



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