During South Africa vs Sri Lanka 2nd ODI, David Miller displayed his skills from behind the stumps when he wore wicket-keeping gloves. It happened when Proteas needed only one wicket to win. ‘Killer Miller’ took the charge from regular wicket-keeper Quinton de Kock.
In the 32nd over, Imran Tahir bowled an off-break which the Lankan batsman Oshada Fernando tried to hit for a full shot but missed. Miller beautifully got hold of the ball behind the stumps and then quickly tried to remove the bails. Miller’s quick stumping left skipper Faf du Plessis amazed as he then applauded him by calling him ‘MSD’- Mahendra Singh Dhoni followed by “Come on, MSD.”
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Fans would know that Dhoni and du Plessis play for the same franchise in IPL, Chennai Super Kings. He surely has seen Dhoni’s stumping skills closely. Talking about the match, Proteas are currently leading the 5-match ODI series against Sri Lanka 2-0. The two teams will lock horns in the 3rd ODI on Sunday.
Meanwhile, the former Indian captain MS Dhoni is and will remain an inspiration for many budding cricketers around the world. Dhoni has time and again managed to amuse with his quick wicket-keeping skills. The former captain is regarded as the best wicket-keeper till now and many across globe talk about it. And this moment is a proof of it.