Sreesanth should not cross limit, says Dhoni

Last Updated: Thu, Feb 17, 2011 03:51 hrs

Chennai: Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has drawn a Laxman Rekha of sorts in front of the temperamental seamer Shantakumaran Sreesanth who has been involved in on-field arguments with rival players in the recent times.

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When asked how he intended to control Sreesanth who on Sunday had a run-in with Australia team captain Ricky Ponting during a warm-up game in Bangalore, and exchanged a few words with Kiwi opener Brendon McCullum on Wednesday night, Dhoni said he has had a word with his fast bowler, letting him know the limits he cannot cross.

'I have told him that there are a few boundaries he should not cross and also that he should not get personal. If anyone wants to irritate, then let it be the opponents and not him.

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'He was ok today, just a bit of chit-chat. There is no game where chit-chat doesn't happen, but so long as he keeps within the boundaries (limits), it's ok with me,' the skipper said.