New Delhi. In the 55th match of the Indian Premier League, Chennai Super Kings faced Delhi Capitals. Chennai captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and decided to bat first. After the flop of the top order, Dhoni, playing a fast innings, took the score to 167 for 8 wickets. With the defeat, the Delhi Capitals team was almost out of the tournament.
No batter worked, Dhoni blasted
Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni had decided to bat first after winning the toss but half the team got out cheaply and returned. Devon Conway, who was running in blazing form, returned after playing an inning of 24 runs while Rituraj Gaikwad returned for 10 runs. Shivam Dubey showed some good hands but he could not progress beyond 25 runs. One by one the top 5 batsmen of the team got caught in the spinner’s spin.
The Chennai team had lost its 6 wickets on the score of just 126 runs. From here the attitude of the match changed when Mahendra Singh Dhoni stepped on the field. He scored 20 runs in just 9 balls with a strike rate of 222. Got to see two sixes and 1 four from Dhoni’s bat in Khaleel Ahmed’s over. Due to the captaincy innings, the team was able to reach 167 runs for 8 wickets.
Deepak took the breath of Delhi
Chasing the target of 168 runs, Deepak Chahar gave two consecutive shocks to the Delhi team. First David Warner was sent back to zero and then dangerous Phil Salt was dismissed for 17 runs. Impact player Manish Pandey 27 Joe Riley Roos returned after playing an innings of 35 runs. Against Chennai, Akshar got the team back by playing a good innings.
First read breaking news in Hindi News18 Hindi| Read today’s latest news, live news updates, most reliable Hindi news website News18 Hindi.
Tags: CSK vs DC, IPL 2023, ms dhoni
FIRST PUBLISHED : May 10, 2023, 23:16 IST