The love truthful of MS Dhoni and a six to complete continued on Thursday because the Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) captain rolled again the clock to “end it off in fashion” in Chennai’s six-wicket win towards Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) on the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
Bowling the ultimate over of the chase, SRH pacer Siddarth Kaul introduced down the equation to 2 wanted from three balls. However he delivered the fourth ball proper into the slot as Dhoni launched it over long-on for an enormous six, wrapping up the chase of 135.
This was Dhoni’s thirty ninth six in IPL historical past scored within the twentieth over of an innings, probably the most by any batsman in any over within the match. This was additionally the twenty fourth time Dhoni has remained unbeaten in a profitable chase – the joint-most in IPL alongside his teammate Ravindra Jadeja.
Chennai gained their ninth win in 11 video games within the season to grow to be the primary group in IPL 2021 to make the playoffs. SRH, however, turned the primary group to fall out of rivalry.
“It means quite a bit, as a result of the final time, we mentioned we wished to come back again robust. We’re identified for that and there was quite a bit at stake. You will not at all times win video games and quite a bit did not go our method final time, and it is essential to not make excuses and we’ve finished that this 12 months,” mentioned Dhoni within the post-match presentation.