Marcus Stoinis an Australian all-rounder, reveals MS Dhoni’s advice was a filter for him in training

Marcus Stoinis, an Australian all-rounder, opens his conversation with former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni during the Indian Premier League 2021. Dhoni is one of the smartest minds in the cricketing world and players from opposition teams often meet the legendary player. Match to get some advice to improve your game. Stoinis, who played for Delhi Capitals in IPL, also had an honest conversation with Dhoni after his team’s match against Chennai Super Kings.

Stonis said that Dhoni understood him well and told him how the CSK bowlers planned to bowl to him.

“He was actually very honest with me. He understood me very well and said how they (CSK) would try to bowl to me and how they tried to prepare the ground for me. [It’s] both a compliment. But there was also a little digging where I had to figure out how to take it and I’m taking it as a compliment (laughs),” Stoinis told The Grade Cricketer’s YouTube channel. said.

Marcus Stoinis reveals Dhoni’s faith and says his advice helped him focus in the training session

“It was very interesting that he said that it is very clear how some people want to take some responsibility and stay till the end, while some are willing to take the risk early, either try and get ahead of the game. Walk away or walk off and that identifies within the team,” Stoinis said.

“We talked about training, we talked about his belief in ‘work on your weakness until it’s taking away nothing from your strength.’ So he talked about how a lot of Coaches will ask you to work on things and you can work on the short ball and then you start missing the full ball which was a really good filter for me for training,” the all-rounder added.

Dhoni is currently playing the role of a mentor in the Indian cricket team for the ongoing T20 World Cup. This is the first time India is playing a marquee T20 tournament without Dhoni as their captain, which led them to the title during 2007.