MS Dhoni remained unbeaten on 14 as CSK beat SRH by 6 wickets to qualify for IPL play-offs.© BCCI/IPL
Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni smashed a six within the remaining over off Siddarth Kaul to ship his facet into the play-offs of the continued Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 on Thursday. Chasing 135 for the win, CSK wanted three runs within the remaining over and Ambati Rayudu gave the strike to his skipper. Dhoni mistimed a pull shot however despatched the fourth supply over the boundary ropes for a most to complete off the match in fashion. With that six off Kaul, Dhoni not solely secured the win for CSK but additionally assured the Chennai-based franchise a spot within the play-offs.
Watch the six that despatched CSK into the play-offs:
Finally acquired to see a six from MS Dhoni. #CSKvsSRH pic.twitter.com/S8T2zPJycO
— IndirectPuma10 (@Puma_Man10) September 30, 2021
Earlier, Dhoni had gained the toss and invited SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) to bat on the Sharjah Cricket Ground.
SRH acquired off to a poor begin as they misplaced Jason Roy, who scored a half-century within the earlier fixture, for simply two.
Captain Kane Williamson too failed with the bat as he missed a full supply by Dwayne Bravo. The West Indies all-rounder struck once more to ship again Priyam Garg.
Wriddhiman Saha (44) and late cameos from Abhishek Sharma and Abdul Samad helped SRH to put up 134/7 of their allotted 20 overs.
Faf du Plessis and Ruturaj Gaikwad supplied the proper platform for CSK to chase down the small goal.
The duo placed on 75 runs for the opening wicket. Gaikwad perished for 45 whereas Du Plessis (41) too missed his half-century.
In the top, CSK acquired over the road with two balls to spare.
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