The most awaited match of this season is to be played today at Maharashtra Cricket International stadium. Two "marathi" teams will face each other today at 8 pm. This article presents India's most Successful captain and one of the most successful pace bowler and Yorker specialist of Sri Lanka, yes you are right we are talking about MS Dhoni and Lasith Malinga. IPL career has been fantastic for MS Dhoni leading Chennai Superkings from the front and won the IPL title 2 times. Now, he is the part of Rising Pune Supergiants, on the other side Lasith has contributed with his bowling skills and put his contribution and Won Mumbai Indians the title for two times. Let's have a look at their IPL career.  We will start with Lasith Malinga.

Malinga vs Dhoni IPL 2017 match 2

Mumbai Indians missed him last season due to his injuries maybe that would be the reason Mumbai fell back in the points table. If we see his 2015 career records, it was so special for him as he was declared the second most wicket taking bowler of 2015.

He has played total 15 matches and managed to take 24 wickets lets have a look at his bowling average and other interesting facts

Best Bowling figure: He took 4 for 23

Bowling Average: 18.50

Bowling Economy : 7.40

Bowling Strike rate: 15

Purple Cap Holder: He became the purple cap holder in 2011 by taking 28 wickets with an economy rate of 5.95 in that season.

Lets have a look at MS Dhoni after becoming the part of RPS. Last season was not good for RPS and they did not manage to qualify for the Quarterfinal. They ended up at no 7 in the points table last season. But MS Dhoni has played his role superbly. Here are his records of the last season.

Dhoni has played total 14 matches and scored 284 runs with a batting average of 40.57. below i have mention the detailed stats below.

Batting Strike Rate: 135.23

High score : 64(Not Out)

Total 50’s : 1

Total 4’s: 18

Total 6’s : 14

Stumping : 4

This time we are expecting the same spirit from our former captain. I am sure RPS will do best this time and entertain us.  

What happened when they both faced each other, Due to Lasith injury last season they won't played against each other but we can see their 2015 record.

Mumbai Indians and Chennai Superkings have played total 3 matches in 2015 season, and amongst this 3 matches they both came in front of each other for a single time and MS has played total 4 balls against Lasith and scored 9 runs in that match with a help of 1 four. We all are very excited to see both of them playing against each other. What you guys think who will win the match do comment on our twitter page and stay connected with us for more articles of player comparison.

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