Dubai. The final of IPL 2021 has started. KKR (Kolkata Knight Riders) captain Eoin Morgan has won the toss and decided to bowl. The team of CSK (Chennai Super Kings) is batting first. The final match is the 300th match of MS Dhoni as captain. Before this no captain of the world has reached here. This is the 200th match of the IPL for Ravindra Jadeja, while the 100th match of Faf du Plessis. Both the players play from CSK only. That is, the players of the team have made a special record. The team is just one step away from winning the title.
MS Dhoni took the world record as soon as he entered the final. Talking about Dhoni’s captaincy record, he has won 176 out of 299 matches before this match. They lost in 118, while 2 matches were tied. The result of 3 matches did not come. Darren Sammy of West Indies is at number two by captaining in 208 T20 matches. CSK has won the IPL title 3 times under Dhoni’s captaincy. He has led the team to the final for the 9th time.
Jadeja’s record is strong
The performance of the left-handed all-rounder has been excellent in the IPL. Before this match, he has scored 227 runs in 15 matches of the current season at an average of 76. Played a brilliant innings of 62 not out. The strike rate has been 146, which is very good. The 32-year-old left-arm spin bowler has also taken 11 wickets at an average of 28. The economy is of 6.86, it is also very good. His best performance has been 3 wickets for 13 runs. Talking about Jadeja’s IPL career, he has scored 2386 runs at an average of 27. Has scored 2 fifties. He has also taken 125 wickets at an average of 30.
Plessis’s record is also no less than anyone
CSK opener Faf du Plessis has scored more than 2800 runs at an average of 34 in 99 matches of IPL before this match. Has scored 21 fifties. The strike rate is of 131. He has scored more than 500 runs in the current season and has scored 5 half-centuries. In such a situation, he would like to play a big innings in the final as well.