CSK might need misplaced the match in opposition to Delhi Capitals by seven wickets right here on the Wankhede Stadium, however the followers had been delighted as they bought to see their ‘Chinna Thala’ Raina again.
“It feels wonderful to be again with MS Dhoni and the Chennai Tremendous Kings. It’s all the time good to contribute to a aspect that has accomplished a lot for the gamers, who’ve accomplished a lot for each individual. It’s all the time good to be again and put on this yellow color, it is a delight that I’ve cherished all my life,” Raina stated in a video posted on CSK official web site on Sunday.
“A bit dissatisfied to lose the sport, it may have been higher, however like I stated it’s all the time to return again and do the Whistle Podu! It may have been higher if we’d have scored 15-20 runs extra however I feel we bowled higher within the center overs, within the subsequent few days we can have a couple of good observe classes the place can we study what to do higher,” he added.
Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw performed knocks of 85 and 72 respectively to assist Delhi Capitals chase down the goal of 189 runs, set by the Dhoni-led group. The victory will need to have been very particular for Rishabh Pant because it was his first sport as Delhi Capitals’ captain.
Earlier, Suresh Raina smashed a sensational fifty in his comeback sport earlier than Sam Curran’s masterclass within the loss of life overs powered CSK to 188/7 of their 20 overs.
After the sport, Dhoni stated that “so much relied on dew” earlier than praising his aspect’s batsmen for taking the group’s rating to 188.
“Quite a bit relied on dew, and that issue performed on our thoughts from the beginning and that is why we wished to get as many runs as doable. The batters did a great job to achieve 188 as a result of it was cheesy till dew settled in 50 minutes later. We may have bowled barely higher, and if batters are hitting you over the fields, that is truthful sufficient,” Dhoni instructed hosts broadcasters Star Sports activities after the match.
“The execution of the bowlers was poor and there have been boundary balls that they bowled, however the bowlers will study and apply that sooner or later video games. The opposition has half an hour in a 7:30 begin when the pitch is basically cheesy and the ball stops a bit, so we have to get 15-20 runs further to be secure. If we get dew constantly, then 200 will probably be a should on a pitch like this. Their (Delhi) bowlers bowled an excellent line when it was stopping and seaming a bit, and the openers bought actually good balls by which they bought out and that may occur in a sport like this,” he added.
CSK will now play in opposition to Punjab Kings at Wankhede Stadium on April 16.