IPL 2019: On the brilliant innings of Dhoni’s unbeaten 75, Chennai’s team-mate managed to give Rajasthan the target of 176 runs. In reply, the Rajasthan team could score only 167 runs in the last 20 overs.
In the 12th season of IPL, Chennai Super Kings defeated Rajasthan Royals by eight runs in the match played on Sunday, winning the third consecutive win. This is 14th win in the last 15 games at Chennai’s home ground. Mahendra Singh Dhoni was the biggest hero of the victory, who scored an unbeaten 75 not out in 46 balls with 4 fours and 4 sixes. He completed his half-century in 36 balls. This is his 21st half-century in the IPL. Dhoni was awarded the man of the match award for his brilliant innings. During this, Dhoni appeared in his old style and once again won the audience’s heart.
For the Chennai Super Kings, MS Dhoni came to bat at number five when the team lost 3 wickets for 27 runs. Against Rajasthan, Dhoni has been in good touch from the first ball. In the meantime, the 20th over of the innings, the fast bowler of Rajasthan Jaydev Unadkat came to bowl. Udadak gave a total of 8 runs on the first three balls, including 1 six. Now the turn was the last 3 balls and captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was in front.
The fourth ball of the over threw away the slower bouncer, on which Dhoni scored a six. Dhoni again picked up the fifth ball and hit the ball for six sixes at long-off. Now the turn was the last ball of the innings but this ball was called wide. After this, Dhoni once again gave the impressive innings an excellent start to the sixth ball on his last ball. Dhoni and Jadhja together scored 28 runs in this last over. On Dhoni’s spectacular innings, Chennai’s team-mate managed to target Rajasthan to a target of 176 runs. In reply, the Rajasthan team could score only 167 runs in the last 20 overs. From Chennai, Dwayne Bravo, Imraah Tahir, Shardul Thakur and Deepak Chahar took two wickets each.