IIT Madras Students Get Question on MS Dhoni Winning Toss Multiple Times
MS Dhoni, the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) captain, won the toss multiple times at Chepauk amid the gathering phase of the progressing Indian Premier League (IPL) and dependably selected to bowl. Considering in dew as a burden for the group batting second, Dhoni had confidence in pursuing the objectives at CSK's home ground in IPL 2019. As the Chennai-based establishment are planning to guard their title, the rumored Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras chose to enable their captain to settle on a choice dependent on the logical statistical data points.
IIT-M educator Vignesh Muthuvijayan asked his students what Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni ought to do in the wake of winning the toss in the IPL Qualifier 1 against Mumbai Indians.
"Dew can play a major role in day-night matches. Excessive dew in the outfield makes the ball wet. For spinners, the challenge is to grip the wet ball and get it to impart spin. For fast bowlers, it is difficult to hit the desired length. Hence, this can put the fielding team at a disadvantage. During IPL 2019, Chennai Super Kings are likely to play a qualifier at Chepauk Stadium on May 7. As per the weather forecast on May 7, the relative humidity in Chennai is expected to be 70 percent. The temperature at the start of the game is expected to be 39 degrees. At the beginning of the second innings, the temperature is expected to drop to 27 degrees. Based on this info, if Dhoni wins the toss would you recommend batting or fielding first. Justify your answer," the question read.
Screen capture of the inquiry paper became a web sensation via web-based networking media with the International Cricket Council's (ICC) official Instagram account likewise shared it.
Dhoni won the toss on Tuesday and chose to bat as CSK figured out how to score a humble aggregate of 131/4.
Mumbai Indians pursued down the objective with nine balls to extra, winning by six wickets.