IPL 2020: MS Dhoni, Riyan Parag rivals


Legendary MS Dhoni and youthful Riyan Parag will proceed with their IPL competition, which resembles none other.

For the second time this season, Riyan Parag will go head to head with MS Dhoni on October 19 in Abu Dhabi as both Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) hope to discover approaches to meet all requirements for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 end of the season games.

Theirs’ is one fascinating story. What’s more, it goes this way:

Previous India chief Dhoni had initially met Parag when the all-rounder was only three. An image of the two had surfaced via social media a year ago after Parag made his IPL debut in a RR versus CSK match in Jaipur. Parag, who made 16 off 14, was gotten behind off Shardul Thakur in that match.

At that point, Parag had said that “it’s just an amazing experience to play against the man who played against my father, got him stumped and now got me caught behind. It’s just surreal to play against someone who, if not the greatest, is one of the greatest cricketers of all time. I am really glad that I got a chance to play against him.”

Actually, Dhoni had stumped Parag’s dad Das in one of the domestic games somewhere in the range of 20 years prior, during a Bihar versus Assam Ranji Trophy match.

Quick forward to 2020, and Parag, 18, is once again caught behind, this time off Sam Curran. Yet, Dhoni remained the steady behind the wickets.

Both the players assumed significant parts in their particular group’s much-dominate matches, against similar rivals – SunRisers Hyderabad. Parag hit the triumphant runs, a six, in a spine chiller to resuscitate RR’s wavering fortunes in their last match, while Dhoni coordinated a 20-run win.

Another chapter will be added to this interesting new rivalry.

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