Abu Dhabi. Chennai Super Kings (CSK) captain MS Dhoni (MS Dhoni) said after the defeat of Rajasthan Royals (RR) by 7 wickets in the 47th match of IPL 2021, the reason for Rajasthan’s aggressive batting in the powerplay itself. The match went out of his hands. Dhoni said after the match that we have to forget this defeat, because it keeps happening in such tournaments. We have to learn from our mistakes, because it can happen in knockouts too. We learn from every match.
This is Chennai’s first defeat in the UAE leg of the IPL, although the team has made it to the playoffs with 18 points. Dhoni said that losing the toss today was too heavy, but Rajasthan batted brilliantly. Our score was not low, but later the ball started coming well on the bat. He started well and the match went out of our hands in the powerplay.
There was no mention of Gaikwad on losing
Dhoni praised Rituraj Gaikwad, who scored an unbeaten 101, saying that he played a great innings. There is no mention of losing, but his praise is less. Dhoni said that his team missed Dwayne Bravo and Deepak Chahar. He said that both are very experienced and both were missed.
At the same time, Rajasthan captain Sanju Samson praised the batsmen Yashasvi Jaiswal and Shivam Dubey for scoring half-centuries. He said that we know the talent of our young players and that is why it used to be sad to lose the match. Today our openers did a great job in the powerplay. Shivam performed well when given the opportunity. At present, we are making match-by-match strategy.