New Delhi, With the help of Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s aggressive batting in the final over, Chennai Super Kings won the match by three wickets in the match played on Thursday in the 17th season of the IPL T20 cricket tournament.
Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings, the two teams that performed poorly in IPL-203, faced this. Mumbai were invited to bat first. With the help of Tilak Verma’s half-century, Mumbai scored 17 for seven in the allotted 20 overs.
In response, Chennai seemed to lose at some point. But Dhoni hit a four off the final ball to give the team a thrilling victory. Dhoni was not out for 3 runs. Chennai won the match by 17 runs for the loss of seven wickets in 20 overs.
Chennai needed 18 runs in the final over to win. Dhoni and Dwayne Pretorius were on the field. Pretorius was out on the first ball of the over by Jaydev Unadkat. Dwayne Bravo then took a single off the second ball.
Now Chennai needed 18 runs off four balls. Dhoni hit a six off the third ball. When he hit Choggo on the fourth ball. Chennai were bowled out for six off two balls. Dhoni took two runs in the fifth over. Due to which Chennai needed Chogga to win the final ball.
Dhoni turned the match around with a four off the final ball. Chennai Super Kings batted disappointingly against a target of 16 runs. Mahendra Singh Dhoni, one of the best finishers, led the team to victory. Opener Rituraj Gaekwad could not even open an account.
The team was hit on the first ball. Later, Robin Uthappa and Mitchell Sentner tried to take the wicket but Sentner was dismissed when the team’s score was 18 runs. He scored 11 runs off nine balls.
Uthappa later teamed up with Ambati Rayudu to lead the team. The Jade had a 50-run partnership. Uthappa scored 50 off 9 balls with two fours and two sixes while Rayudu played an innings of 50 off 9 balls.