The love honest of MS Dhoni and a six to complete continued on Thursday because the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) captain rolled again the clock to “finish it off in style” in Chennai’s six-wicket win towards Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) on the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
Bowling the ultimate over of the chase, SRH pacer Siddarth Kaul introduced down the equation to 2 wanted from three balls. But he delivered the fourth ball proper into the slot as Dhoni launched it over long-on for a large six, wrapping up the chase of 135.
This was Dhoni’s thirty ninth six in IPL historical past scored within the twentieth over of an innings, probably the most by any batsman in any over within the event. This was additionally the twenty fourth time Dhoni has remained unbeaten in a profitable chase – the joint-most in IPL alongside his teammate Ravindra Jadeja.
Chennai gained their ninth win in 11 video games within the season to turn into the primary group in IPL 2021 to make the playoffs. SRH, alternatively, turned the primary group to fall out of competition.
“It means a lot, because the last time, we said we wanted to come back strong. We are known for that and there was a lot at stake. You won’t always win games and a lot didn’t go our way last time, and it’s important not to make excuses and we have done that this year,” stated Dhoni within the post-match presentation.