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IPL 2021: MS Dhoni, CSK Physio Try Their Hand At Italian Game. Watch

IPL 2021: The CSK physio revealed that he’s higher than MS Dhoni in Bocce.© Instagram

The Indian Premier League (IPL) is lastly again, and is scheduled to start from April 9. The gamers are at the moment of their respective bio-secure bubble and are gearing up for IPL 2021. The franchises have been preserving followers well-updated by way of their social media handles, which additionally embrace offbeat and quirky posts. In one such submit which Chennai Super Kings (CSK) shared on Instagram, the staff revealed one other sport which captain MS Dhoni likes to play; adaptation of an Italian sport known as Bocce. The former India skipper was seen enjoying the sport with CSK physio Tommy Simsek. The video was well-received by followers, and has been captioned as, “Thala vs Tommy at a game of Bocce! Italian version of Goli!”

Here is the video:

In the video, the CSK physio additionally explains the principles of the sport. “The Italians play this game where they throw steel balls. They have one ball that is called the Jack. You have three or four other balls and whoever gets closest to the Jack gets a point. If two of your balls are closer than your opposition then you get two points.,” stated Simsek.

“So we use a couple of cricket balls and we play Bocce; an adapted version of Bocce. It’s first to 11 usually.”


Also revealing that he’s higher than Dhoni, he quipped, “I always beat him. He is a very good cricketer, but I am much better at Bocce.”

CSK face defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) within the season opener, and will likely be aiming for a greater show this 12 months, after ending seventh in 2020.

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