Sharjah: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (MS Dhoni) said after missing the match against Delhi Capitals (DC) on Saturday in the IPL 2020 (Shikhar Dhawan) It was costly for his team to catch the catches many times. Dhawan’s unbeaten 101-ball 58 helped Delhi Capitals beat Chennai Super Kings by 5 wickets.
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Dhoni said in the post-match ceremony ceremony that Dwayne Bravo went out of the ground due to injury, which led to the bowling of Ravindra Jadeja in the last over. Dhoni said, “Bravo was not fit, he went off the field and did not come back again.” I had the option to bowl with Jadeja or Karn Sharma. I chose Jadeja.
Dhoni said, ‘Shikhar’s wicket was very important but we have leaked his catch many times. He continued to bat and during this time his strike rate was also good. In the second innings, the wicket was also a little easier. But we cannot take credit from Dhawan.
Dhoni said that the situation became difficult for him due to the ease of the pitch. He said, “The team batting first scored 10 runs less while the team batting later scored 10 runs more.” Man of the match Dhawan said that scoring a century for the first time in the history of the IPL was fantastic Stayed.
He said, ‘It is very special that I have been playing IPL for 13 years and this is my first century innings. I am very happy I have been batting well since the start of the season but I could not convert the score of 20 runs into 50 runs. I was mentally positive, and was trying to score runs. I am more fit now. I am running fast and feeling awake.
Delhi captain Shreyas Iyer said that he knew that if Dhawan stays at the crease till the end, the team will register a win. He said, ‘I was sitting in the dressing room and was nervous. I knew that if Dhawan stays at the crease till the end, we will win. He praised Akshar Patel, who hit 3 sixes in the last over.
Iyer said, ‘The way Akshar hit three sixes after landing on the ground was fantastic. When we give ‘Man of the Match’ to the dressing room, he will get this title only. Akshar made economical bowling in addition to scoring 21 not out with the help of 3 sixes in five balls. He conceded just 23 runs in four overs.