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PTI | Mumbai | Published: June 11, 2018 11:52:25 The former India skipper said he wanted to make a team which bats deep.

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  • By: PTI | Mumbai | Published: June 11, 2018 11:52:25 The former India skipper said he wanted to make a team which bats deep.
  • (PTI Photo)Inspirational skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who guided Chennai Super Kings to their third IPL title triumph this year, today said he was determined to bat up the order as coming in the lower half was akin to being in quicksand for him.
  • On the wrong side of 30s, Dhoni said he needed to focus on his fitness to bat up the order in the IPL to give himself more time to win matches.
  • I was sure in my mind that I wanted to bat up the order, because with age, me batting down the order was like quick sand,” he said on the sidelines of Star Reimagine Awards.
  • So I said I want to make a team where we bat deep, that gives me a chance to bat up the order, and to me up the order doesn’t mean I want to bat at 3, 4 or 5, it’s the number of overs,” he said.


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