MS Dhoni smiled. Seconds ticked by. As if he had no care in the world, he then asked Deepak Chahar, "Sure?"
Deepak Chahar now holds the all-time record for bowling the most dot balls in an IPL innings, 20.
Deepak Chahar picked three wickets against Kolkata Knight Riders on Tuesday to derail their innings at the top.
Deepak Chahar has been MS Dhoni's go to man in the ongoing IPL.
KL Rahul's ban was provisionally lifted by the BCCI after he was earlier banned for making controversial remarks on a TV show.
Deepak Chahar, who played for the Chennai Super Kings in the IPL 2018, replaced injured all-rounder Hardik Pandya in the Asia Cup.
Jasprit Bumrah fractured his left thumb during India's first T20I against Ireland.
"At times even the best - Bravo - need a bit of advice. That's what they're paid for," said MS Dhoni.
Ambati Rayudu and Deepak Chahar starred as Chennai Super Kings overcame a stiff challenge in form of SunRisers Hyderabad at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium.
Rajasthan medium pacer Deepak Chahar produced a career-best five-for in a stunning win over Karnataka on a day of upsets as Punjab, Delhi and Uttar Padesh succumbed to their first defeats in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Twenty20 Trophy.
The BCCI on Monday had sent a release which had Deepak's name in the Board President's XI squad, which raised a lot of eyebrows considering he had no performance to merit a place in the squad.
The miracle that Hyderabad were hoping for did not happen as they collapsed to a humiliating innings and 256 runs defeat against Rajasthan in Ranji.