Indian Premier League: How Dhoni is Helping Mohit Sharma Excel for Chennai Super Kings

Chennai Super Kings' pacer Mohit Sharma says MS Dhoni has been helping him understand batsmen and how they approach the game. Says Chennai Super Kings' skipper has taught him how to bowl differently to different batsmen.

updated: May 03, 2014 17:10 IST
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The slower delivery is right now one of the biggest strengths of his bowling but Chennai Super kings pacer Mohit Sharma says he uses it sparingly to retain the element of surprise and never forgets to consult skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni before unleashing it. (Also read: Dhoni wins a century of T20 matches as skipper)

Mohit sparkled with a three-wicket haul against the Kolkata Knight Riders in an IPL match in Ranchi on Friday night. (Match in pics)

"I use the slower one according to the batsman. There is also a knack of bowling that slower one and using it according to the situation. When the batsman is on a roll and trying to hit you outside the off-stump, you need to bowl the slower one at a proper line and length that could make it difficult for the batsman to connect," Mohit told IPL's official website. (Related: Jadeja sure Chennai Super Kings will maintain winning momentum)

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