Robin Uthappa, the veteran Indian batsman, reckoned that MS Dhoni’s wit is sharper than his wicketkeeping abilities. The 35-year-old went down the reminiscence lane when MS Dhoni, in a humorous manner, tried to get underneath former England skipper Kevin Pietersen’s pores and skin. MS Dhoni’s antics have been concerning a Take a look at match between the 2 sides again in 2011.
Through the sport, Kevin Pietersen was given out caught behind with MS Dhoni rolling his arms over. On a direct foundation, the England batsman took the DRS and replays confirmed that he didn’t edge the ball. Therefore, the on-field resolution needed to be reversed.
Robin Uthappa Remembers MS Dhoni Spoke Out From Commentary Field To Kevin Pietersen That He Obtained His Scalp As soon as
Finally, Kevin Pietersen scored a first-innings double-hundred because the hosts received it by a large margin of 196 runs. Robin Uthappa remembered MS Dhoni telling Kevin Pietersen to close his mouth as the previous Indian skipper advised him to close his mouth since he dismissed him.
“I’ll provide you with an instance. MS mentioned to Kevin Pietersen when he sledged him from the commentary field. MS advised him ‘pay attention I’ve gotten your wicket so please preserve quiet. So, I believe that’s proof sufficient for what he endorses and what he doesn’t. He’s very quick-witted.
“His wit, if not the identical velocity of his glove-work, it may very well be sooner. MS’ wit is fast,” Uthappa was quoted as saying throughout an interplay with humorist Sorabh Pant on his YouTube channel ‘Wake Up with Sorabh’.
MS Dhoni and Kevin Pietersen’s banter on whether or not the England participant was his first Take a look at wicket goes again to 2011. This in reference to a Take a look at match between India and England at Lord’s (21 July 2011). Zaheer Khan was injured and MS Dhoni chipped in with a spell. 9 balls into his spell MS Dhoni nearly acquired a nick from Kevin Pietersen’s bat as umpire Billy Bowden gave him out. Nonetheless, Kevin Pietersen reviewed it and the choice was overruled.
This incident was as soon as once more introduced up in April 2017 throughout an IPL match between Rising Pune Supergiants vs Mumbai Indians. This time Kevin Pietersen was contained in the commentary field speaking to Manoj Tiwary, who was fielding at slips. He advised Manoj Tiwary to go and inform MS Dhoni that he (Kevin Pietersen) is a greater golfer than him. When Manoj Tiwary did this after the following ball, MS Dhoni responded saying, “He’s nonetheless my 1st check wicket.”
Robin Uthappa Was Made To Stand At The Foolish Level To Sledge Ricky Ponting Throughout A T20I Match In 2007
Robin Uthappa additionally narrated an incident when India and Australia took half in a one-off T20I match in Mumbai again in 2007.
“In 2007 once we performed a one-off T20 sport towards Australia, we have been at it. MS would put me in command of sledging a few of the senior members of that Australia workforce like Ricky Ponting. So, in a one-day sport, they might make me stand on the foolish level simply to chew Ricky Ponting and all. It was nice enjoyable,” he said.
Going additional with the interview, Robin Uthappa mentioned that he was made to face on the foolish level for the only real goal of sledging the Australian gamers, significantly the Delhi Capitals head coach, Ricky Ponting who was in his prime at that time of time. He additionally mentioned that it was nice enjoyable to implement such ways by ‘Captain Cool’ MS Dhoni. Throughout the one T20I between India and Australia, Ricky Ponting was the very best run-scorer after getting 76 runs from 53 balls.
2007 turned out to be a memorable 12 months for Workforce India. In MS Dhoni’s maiden stint as Workforce India’s skipper, the Males in Blue lifted the inaugural T20 World Cup. Later, firstly of 2008, India additionally received a tri-nation sequence in Australia. So far as Robin Uthappa is worried, his profession hardly took off. In 46 ODIs and 13 T20Is, the right-hander solely managed 1183 runs with seven fifties. Within the 2021 version of the Indian Premier League (IPL), he was part of the Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK), however he didn’t get to play a sport.