Mumbai: In the second match of IPL 2021, the Delhi Capitals team defeated Chennai Super Kings, captained by Mahendra Singh Dhoni, by 7 wickets. In this match, former India opening batsman Gautam Gambhir raised questions about the batting order of Chennai Super Kings.
Gambhir raised questions on Dhoni’s decision
Please tell that in this match, Mahendra Singh Dhoni fielded Suresh Raina at number 4 instead of number three for batting. Gautam Gambhir did not understand this decision of Dhoni. Gautam Gambhir has surprised Dhoni’s decision.
Why is Raina at number four?
Gautam Gambhir said during the IPL commentary, ‘You know how old Suresh Raina has been batting at number 3 for Chennai Super Kings, yet he was dropped at number 4 instead of number three for batting.’
Gambhir did this question
Gautam Gambhir further said, ‘Dhoni will only be able to tell what is the thinking behind sending Moin Ali at number 3 in place of Suresh Raina.’ After this, former Indian wicketkeeper Parthiv Patel kept his opinion while cutting the talk of Gautam Gambhir.
Debate between Gambhir and Parthiv
Parthiv Patel said, ‘I think Suresh Raina has not played for a long time. At the same time, Moin Ali is playing against India recently, playing T20 and ODI series, so Dhoni must be thinking of sending Moin Ali to number three before Suresh Raina.
Gambhir’s attack on Parthiv’s statement
This debate between Gautam Gambhir and Parthiv Patel did not end here. After this, Gambhir Gautam Gambhir hit back at Parthiv’s statement, saying, ‘But still you had to send Suresh Raina as soon as the second wicket fell. After this Akash Chopra pacified this debate between the two.
Chennai lost in the first match
Let me tell you that Chennai’s first wicket fell at 7 runs in the IPL match against Delhi, after which Mahendra Singh Dhoni sent everyone Moeen Ali in place of Suresh Raina to bat at number three. Then on the score of 7 runs, Chennai’s second wicket also fell. After this, Suresh Raina came to bat at number four. During this, Gautam Gambhir questioned Dhoni’s decision during the commentary on Raina’s batting order.