37-year-old Dhoni rock age 8 years later was named Man of the Series
MS Dhoni 7th Player of the Series award: Mahendra Singh Dhoni was selected as the Man of the Series in ODI series after 8 years on this historic win against Australia.
MS Dhoni 7th Player of the Series award: In the one-day series against Australia, Mahendra Singh Dhoni got the same old glimpse when he won the team India with his powerful innings. At 37, Mahendra Singh Dhoni scored a total of 193 runs in ODI series against Australia and he was selected as the Man of the Series for this spectacular performance. Earlier, Dhoni had dropped the selectors from the T20 team against the West Indies and Australia, but Mahi has made a strong retraction against the kangaroos and has given a critical answer to his critics.
Talking about this series, Dhoni was not knotted twice and once he was a victim of the bad decision of the umpire. Dhoni scored 51 in the first match of the three-match ODI series played in Sydney. In that match, Dhoni was named the lbw by the umpire while the ball pitch outside the leg stump. India lost by 34 runs in Sydney, but Dhoni scored an unbeaten 55 in the second ODI in Adelaide, giving India a 6-wicket victory.
In the last and final match of the series played in Melbourne, Mahendra Singh Dhoni scored an unbeaten 87 in that situation when Team India’s top three batsmen could not make it to Fifty. On the basis of a partnership of 121 runs for the fourth wicket between Mahendra Singh Dhoni (87 not out) and Kedar Jadhav (61 not out), India defeated Australia by seven wickets in Melbourne.
After this historic victory, Dhoni was selected ‘Man of the Series’ in the ODI Series after 8 years. For the last time, Dhoni received the Man of the Series award in the 5-match domestic ODI series against England in the year 2011. This is Dhoni’s 7th Man of the Series Award for ODI series.
In Melbourne, Dhoni scored an unbeaten 87 in 114 balls with six fours, while Jadhav scored 61 not out from seven fours in 57 balls. India needed 33 runs in the last four overs to win. Dhoni and Jadhav scored six runs in the 47th over, 13 runs in the 48th over and 13 runs in the 49th over. This required only one run to win in the last over and Jadhav gave the team a chance to win the second ball.