Match Analysis: CSKvsDC, Dhoni’s return takes CSK to top 2 in Clash Of Titans


Dhoni’s quickfire 44 helps CSK defeat DC by 80 runs. CSKvsDC

We all know how dangerous Dhoni can become at the back-end of the game but we want to know many times he will do it? Every time, he comes on the crease his team is under pressure. He Soaks all of it and passes it to the opponent very calmly. When Chennai score only 53 runs in their first 10 overs, 160 looked difficult. Dhoni like he has been doing throughout this IPL, came and dug out his team to a challenging total of 179. Dhoni came into the match with a five day of viral fever but he never let the people feel so in a CSKvsDC clash.

Trent Boult receives the assault by “Thalaiva”

One of best in business Trent Boult was for smacked 2 sixes in final two deliveries of CSK innings by the “Thaliava”. Dhoni made 44 of just 22 balls with 4 fours and 3 sixes. Suresh Raina made his 50th Half-century scoring 59 of 39 balls at a strike rate of 159.46. Jadeja played a good knock of 25 of just 10 balls to provide momentum to the team.

Spinners do the job again for CSK

Chasing 180 on a wicket which was gripping and turning against three quality spinners was never going to be easy for Delhi Capitals. However, DC got a flier and scored 50 in their first five overs. Once spinners came and the ball lost its shine, Shreya’s Iyer team collapsed from 52-1 to 99 all out. The trio of Imran Tahir, Harbhajan Singh, and Ravindra Jadeja ruptured DC apart and distributed 8 wickets between them.

This was the last match of league stage for Chennai Super Kings at their home ground. With this win, they have almost ensured the top 2 spots for themselves. The first qualifier is to be played at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai so, if Dhoni’s team finishes in top 2, they will play qualifier at their home ground.

A lap of honor for honest CSK fans

The fans got emotional after the home team defeated visitors by a humongous margin of 80 runs. CSK dip a lap of honor after the match was finished.

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DC is usual to this isn’t the first time when Delhi’s team has seen a collapse like this. It has happened multiple times before this season. Delhi’s team need to work on their middle order if they want to win their maiden title

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