The much-awaited, Indian Premier League is all set to kick-start from today with a blockbuster clash between Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore at the former’s home ground.
Chennai Super Kings made a blockbuster comeback last season after a ban of two years and by taking the trophy home. On the other hand, Royal Challengers Bangalore are often tagged as the perennial underachievers in the league.They did not have the best of the seasons in the last edition of the league.
As the league is about, to begin with, this interesting clash, the netizens are engaged in the #DhonivsKohli debate on social media. With his cricketing career almost heading towards the edge, MS Dhoni will be hoping to add another feather to his hat by winning this season’s trophy as well. On the other hand, Virat Kohli is in full-form lately, the way he is smashing centuries and breaking records, maybe this is the year for him, and he finally gets his hand on the trophy this year.
Well, to add more to your excitement it’s not just Dhoni vs Kohli, it’s way beyond that.
1.Aggression Vs Calm :
It’s the clash between fire and ice. Virat Kohli is known for his aggression on-field. From slaying the opposite team with his words to putting all his aggression in his thunder striking shots, he is a hard nut to crack. His aggression is one of his biggest powers which has always worked wonders for him.
On the other hand, Dhoni is known for his calm as cucumber nature. The way he remains calm and absorbs all the pressure in the toughest situations makes him the most dependable man on the ground.
2.Consistency Vs Experience :
While MS Dhoni is struggling with consistency lately and is being criticized for it, Virat Kohli is breaking records and smashing centuries with one performance after the other since a long time now. He is the most consistent player around the world right now.
However, it’s his experience that MS Dhoni brings into the table. His experience has always worked in favor of his team. From taking the right decisions to the solid captaincy skills, MS Dhoni’s experience is the biggest plus point for Chennai Super Kings.
3. Passion vs Dedication :
Virat Kohli carries a genuine passion for this game and that is visible in each and every shot he plays. He is hungry for runs and wants to better himself each successive times, and gives his 100% for that. It’s hard to keep your eyes off the screen when he is playing as Virat’s energy is infectious.
It’s the focus and dedication of MS Dhoni, which keeps us hooked to the screens, whenever he is on the ground. From hitting the bullseye from behind the wicket to smashing some powerful shots, MS Dhoni is all in all for his team.
4. Fitness Vs Capability :
Virat Kohli is one of the fittest cricketers around the world. He is strong, he is quick, and has the superhuman stamina and core strength. His fitness definitely makes him better than anyone on the field and that truly reflects on his performances as well.
On the other hand, MS Dhoni’s fitness has become a debatable topic for many. However, he has shut the mouth of all the cricket pundits and experts with his performances. Be it running between the wickets or smashing bowlers at the death overs, MS Dhoni has always proved his capabilities and the fact that age is just a factor if you are talented.
5. Kohli’s Company Vs Dhoni’s Tribe :
Fans are once again excited to see the superstar duo of Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers on the field together. With bowlers like Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Tim Southee, Mohammad Siraj, it will be interesting to watch how Kohli’s company takes the charge of today’s match.
On the other hand, MS Dhoni led Chennai Super Kings has the most interesting line-up with top level performers like Shane Watson, Dwayne Bravo, Brendon McCullum, Ambatti Rayudu,Faf du Plessis and the IPL King, Suresh Raina.