MS Dhoni's Secret to Staying Fresh in the IPL: Unconventional Sleep Schedule

MS Dhoni's Secret to Staying Fresh in the IPL: Unconventional Sleep Schedule

At 42 years young, MS Dhoni continues to defy age and dominate the Indian Premier League (IPL). With a remarkable batting strike rate of 260.00, Dhoni has yet to be dismissed in this edition, amassing 91 runs in 8 matches and 6 innings.

As Chennai Super Kings prepare to face Sunrisers Hyderabad, Dhoni has revealed his secret to staying fresh and energized throughout the tournament. In a video shared by the host broadcaster, Dhoni explains his unconventional sleep schedule.

"Five to seven days before the IPL starts, I start thinking like that and training my mind," Dhoni says. "The plus point we had was that we used to try to catch the flight that was after 12."

Dhoni's sleep schedule involves sleeping late and waking up late. "I would sleep very late because when the matches are on, from 8 to 11-11.30 is the schedule, after that post-match presentations then you would pack your kit bag, there would be late dinner," he explains.

"By the time you reach back to the hotel, it's almost 1-1:15. After that you have to pack your belongings in the hotel, leave the kit bag outside and by the time you do all of that, it's pretty late, let's say around 2:30," Dhoni adds.

"So instead of sleeping from 10 pm to 6 am or 11 pm to 7 am, I would sleep from 3 am to 11 am. So the minimum 8 hours sleep that I need, that I have to do for sure. I was always well-rested at night, never felt fatigued after the IPL got over."

Dhoni's unique sleep schedule has allowed him to remain sharp and focused throughout the tournament. Coming in at the fag end of CSK innings, Dhoni has not only entertained the crowd but also scored crucial runs for his team.

CSK currently sits at the sixth spot in the points table with 4 wins and 4 defeats in 8 matches. Dhoni's experience and leadership will be crucial as the team looks to improve its position and make a strong playoff push.

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