MS Dhoni-drove Chennai Super Kings experienced second continuous loss in the UAE leg of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 on Monday. In the match no. 50, Rishabh Pant’s Delhi Capitals have beaten CSK by 3 wickets to guarantee the best position on the focuses table.
Put to bat, CSK posted 136 for five in their apportioned 20 overs. Ambati Rayudu top-scored for CSK with an unbeaten 55 off 43 balls while Robin Uthappa contributed 19 runs. In answer, DC came to 139 for seven in 19.4 overs with Shikhar Dhawan top-scoring with a 35-ball 39, while Shimron Hetmyer contributed an essential 28.
After the game finished, CSK Captain MS Dhoni talked about the 3-wicket misfortune to DC. Talking with the telecasters, the wicketkeeper-batsman conceded that his group neglected to speed up subsequent to losing two or three fast wickets toward the start.
“We were hoping to draw nearer to 150. After we lost a couple of wickets, around the 15-sixteenth over mark the stage was decent. We neglected to speed up. I thought it was an extreme pitch. Anything near 150 would’ve been a decent score. It’s a two-paced wicket. Dislike it dialed back definitely. Can’t simply play your shots. That is the thing that the Delhi hitters additionally confronted. The taller bowlers were getting development. It was an excellent work to make a game out of it. Was significant not to give such a large number of in the initial six. Was one costly over in the initial six, yet when quality players are batting it can occur,” said Dhoni.
Following the misfortune, CSK has slipped to second situation with 18 focuses. They will next face Punjab Kings on Thursday in their last association stage game in Dubai. Then again, DC will clash with Virat Kohli-drove Royal Challengers Bangalore at a similar scene.