MS Dhoni scored the winning runs as Chennai Super Kings beat Delhi Capitals by 4 wickets.IPL
MS Dhoni turned the clock after finishing the match for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the final over to send three-time champions to the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 final on Sunday. This is the ninth time that MS Dhoni has led CSK in the IPL final. CSK needed 13 runs to win the final over, losing Moin Ali on the first ball. Dhoni then took the initiative in his hands and ended the match with two balls remaining. After the match, Dhoni described his 18th fastball match as “important”.
In the post-match presentation, Dhoni was asked to describe his innings and the former India batsman said he did nothing big in the match, so this is something important to him.
“It was an important innings. They use the big boundary well. I didn’t do much in the match,” Dhoni said.
Dhoni praised Rudraj Kejriwal for his excellent performance with the bat in the match.
“Whenever Rudraj and I chat, it’s a simple chat. He wants to know what he thinks. It is good to see how well he has progressed. He is ready to bat 20 overs,” Dhoni added.
Senior wicket-keeper-batsman CSK thanked the breakthrough assistant staff and every member of the team from the previous season for failing to qualify for the playoffs for the first time in their history.
“Last time it was hard when we didn’t qualify. Emotions were high. Debt relief goes to the staff and everyone on the team,” he concluded.
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