new Delhi: Rajasthan Royals (RR) defeated Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by 16 runs in the match played in Sharjah, although CAK captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (MS Dhoni) presented his finisher’s talent for 3 consecutive overs in the last over. Hit sixes and created excitement in the audience. Although Mahi could get down to bat first, he sent himself to bat at number 7, due to which he had to suffer a lot of criticism on social media. But Dhoni has given the reason behind doing this.
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In the last over of the match, the Chennai team needed 38 runs to win and there were 4 wickets left, the 39-year-old legend sent the ball of Tom Curren across the boundary 3 times, totaling 21 runs in this over. The first 2 balls scored 1–1, then Mahi offered an explosive batting view. Despite this, Dhoni’s effort went in vain and the team could only manage 200 runs after losing 6 wickets.
WATCH – MS Dhoni’s triple sixes in the final over.
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In the interview after the match, Dhoni told why he sent himself to number 7. Mahi said, ‘We wanted to try Sam and Jadeja in the upper order, at the end of the season you will see that the senior players will bat first, but at the beginning of the tournament we were experimenting to know who will perform well later. Can. I have not batted for a long time and have not got any benefit from the 14-day quarantine.
“We wanted to try Sam, Jadeja up. Towards the end, you will see senior guys stepping up but at the start of tournament we want to try things, if not, we know who can do it later. I haven’t batted for a long time, and the 14-day quarantine hasn’t really helped. “
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The next match of Chennai Super Kings will be played against Delhi Capitals (DC) on September 25 in Dubai ground. The Delhi team won their first match against Kings XI Punjab in a super over. Hopefully this match will be exciting.