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 presently 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 a single such submit which Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) shared on Instagram, the group revealed one other sport which captain MS Dhoni likes to play; adaptation of an Italian recreation referred to as Bocce. The previous 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 recreation of Bocce! Italian model of Goli!”
Right here is the video:
Within the video, the CSK physio additionally explains the foundations of the sport. “The Italians play this recreation the place they throw metal balls. They’ve one ball that is known as the Jack. You have got three or 4 different balls and whoever will get closest to the Jack will get some extent. If two of your balls are nearer than your opposition then you definately get two factors.,” stated Simsek.
“So we use a few cricket balls and we play Bocce; an tailored model of Bocce. It is first to 11 normally.”
Additionally revealing that he’s higher than Dhoni, he quipped, “I all the time beat him. He’s an excellent cricketer, however I’m a lot better at Bocce.”
CSK face defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) within the season opener, and might be aiming for a greater show this yr, after ending seventh in 2020.