Dhoni viral commentary against RR | MS Dhoni jokes about RR’s impressive chase against CSK in the 2021 IPL “250 would have been closer to normal”
Dhoni jokes about RR’s impressive chase against CSK | Photo credit: PTI
- Chennai Super Kings (CSK) MS Dhoni is known for his skillful sense of humor
- MS Dhoni asked about the Rajasthan Royals (RR) ‘s impressive chase against CSK
- Here’s how Dhoni reacted after the Rajasthan Royals finished the chase with 190 points in 17.3 overs
After the Rajasthan Royals (RR) pulled off one of the most memorable chases against their bitter rivals Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on Saturday, skipper MS Dhoni used his sense of humor to reflect on the blitzkrieg at the stick of the 2008 champions. Making an impressive comeback in the 14th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL), CSK led by Dhoni became the first team to secure their place in the qualifiers.
However, Dhoni’s top-flight Yellow Brigade was brought back to earth by the 2008 IPL winners in the Silver-rich League Game No.47. Keeping up their playoff hopes in the 2021 IPL, Sanju Samson’s Rajasthan Royals chased a tough 189 to register a well-deserved victory over Dhoni-led CSK at Sheikh Zayed Stadium.
Speaking after the landmark meeting in Abu Dhabi, Dhoni joked about Rajasthan’s sensational chase against former silver-rich league champions. Pointing out how the dew helped Rajasthan lower the competitive tally, Dhoni said Samson’s men won the match in the first Powerplay.
“250 would have been closer to the average given the way RR was going”
“A bad pitch to lose. 190 was a good score, and the dew made it flat, and the ball started to come in well. You had to hit it right, and they did it, and put pressure on them. bowlers. They just took the game away in the first 6 overs, “Dhoni said at the post-game presentation ceremony. When asked what would have been a subtotal at the Abu Dhabi venue, the skipper of CSK credited the Rajasthan batsmen for turning the high-tension clash into a simple one-sided contest, when Dhoni was asked.
“250 would have been closer to normal considering how they were doing. I don’t think we could have scored more than 190,” Dhoni added. Thanks to the explosive start of forerunners Yashasvi Jaiswal and Evin Lewis, Ruturaj Gaikwad’s first ton was unsuccessful as the Rajasthan Royals beat the Chennai Super Kings by 7 wickets.
Opener RR Yashasvi smashed 50 of 21 balls while rising talent Shivam Dube played an undefeated 64 (42) stroke to help Rajasthan score the two most important points. With the victory of seven wickets over Chennai, the former champions of Rajasthan took 6th place in the IPL 2021 ranking.