Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni hit the winning runs on Sunday against the Capitals to take Chennai through to the final. Easily the biggest crowd puller despite having stopped playing international cricket, Dhoni faced flak in recent times for his ability to not win matches for CSK.
After the match, a CSK fangirl was seen in tears after Dhoni pulled the ball to take Chennai over the line. The young girl could not hold back her tears as she was being consoled by the woman next to her. The video is strictly for Dhoni fans. It is already receiving love and grabbing eyeballs.
Ruturaj Gaikwad and Robin Uthappa smashed respective fifties before skipper MS Dhoni’s cameo fired Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 Qualifier 1 here at the Dubai International Stadium on Sunday.
CSK defeated Delhi Capitals by four wickets in Qualifier 1 as Dhoni played Dhoni’s innings to score 18 of 6 balls and finished off the match in style in last over. In the last two overs, CSK needed 24 runs but Avesh Khan dismissed set batsman Ruturaj Gaikwad on the first ball. Dhoni whacked a six and match came down to 12 needed off the last six balls.
In the final over, Tom Curran removed Moeen Ali but Dhoni held the nerves to seal the CSK spot in the final. Chasing 173, CSK got off to a bad start as Anrich Nortje removed in-form opening batsman Faf du Plessis in the first over