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 holding followers well-updated by their social media handles, which additionally embrace offbeat and quirky posts. In one such submit which Chennai Super Kings (CSK) shared on Instagram, the group 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 taking part in 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 foundations 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 probably be aiming for a greater show this yr, after ending seventh in 2020.
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