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DNMUM388846 | 5/18/2017 | Author : Rutvick Mehta | WC :763

In former India captain Dhoni, RPS skipper Smith has found ideal aide

Mumbai: At the end of the eighth over of the Mumbai Indians (MI) innings in the Qualifier 1 here on Tuesday, Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) captain Steve Smith threw the ball to Washington Sundar. The young lad had picked up three MI wickets in his as many overs, and Smith was eager for one more with Hardik Pandya and Parthiv Patel in the middle.
But just as Sundar handed his cap to the umpire, MS Dhoni walked up to Smith, and the two had a brief chat. Post that little talk, the cap went back on Sundar’s head, and the ball went into Adam Zampa’s hands.
Dhoni adviced the Aussie to keep one over of the off-spinner up his sleeve, probably because MI had three big-hitting left-handers to follow: Krunal Pandya, Karn Sharma and
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