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Amit Mishra opens up the reason behind MS Dhoni eating his bat before going to play against Delhi Capitals

MS Dhoni and Amit Mishra
MS Dhoni and Amit Mishra. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni hogged the limelight after he was spotted eating his bat before going to play against Delhi Capitals. The incident happened on Sunday’s encounter at Dr DY Patil Sports Academy in Mumbai.

A picture of MS Dhoni eating his bat has been doing the rounds on the internet. Majority of the users took to their respective social media handles and came up with their own opinion. CSK captain was actually waiting for his turn to come and before that, he was seen eating his bat.

While most of the fans literally had no idea behind MS Dhoni’s act, Amit Mishra cracked the code quite perfectly. The former Indian spinner and MS Dhoni’s teammate Amit Mishra explained the reason in a clear-cut manner.

Amit Mishra explains why MS Dhoni often eats his bat

The veteran leg-spinner took to Twitter and opened up the reason. The former Delhi Capitals’ spinner added that the 40-year-old likes to keep his bat clean. MS Dhoni was seen biting his bat in a bid to remove any piece of thread or tape.

“In case you’re wondering why Dhoni often ‘eats’ his bat. He does that to remove tape of the bat as he likes his bat to be clean. You won’t see a single piece of tape or thread coming out of MS’s bat. #CSKvDC #TATAIPL2022,” Mishra tweeted.

Meanwhile, Chennai Super Kings secured a massive win over Delhi Capitals. Batting first, the four-time IPL champions posted 208/6 in 20 overs. Devon Conway top-scored with 87 off 49 balls with the help of 7 boundaries and 5 maximums.


On the other hand, Delhi Capitals failed to come up with a proper plan in the run-chase. They were skittled out for 117 runs and went on to lose the game by 91 runs. Moeen Ali registered 3/13 in his quota of 4 overs. Conway was named the man of the match.

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