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For the Chennai team, which is fighting a tough battle to reach the playoffs in IPL 2022, it is now necessary to win all the remaining matches of the group stage. And, as soon as Dhoni took over, he started it by defeating Hyderabad.
MS Dhoni (MS Dhoni) The first match played under the captaincy of Chennai Super Kings has been won. competition Sunrisers Hyderabad (Sunrisers Hyderabad) was from, which he named with great ease. This is Chennai’s third win in 9 matches played so far this season. At the same time, after the same number of matches, Sunrisers Hyderabad has had to be two-four from the fourth defeat. IPL 2022 (IPL 2022) For the team of Chennai, which is fighting a tough battle to reach the playoffs, it is now necessary to win all the remaining matches of the group stage. And, as soon as Dhoni took over, he started it by defeating Hyderabad.
Chennai Super Kings batted first against Hyderabad and scored 202 runs in 20 overs for the loss of 2 wickets. With this, CSK’s team became the team to cross the 200-run mark most times in the IPL. In reply, Chasing the target of 203 runs, Sunrisers Hyderabad’s team was reduced to 189 runs in 20 overs and lost the match by 13 runs.
Good start to SRH then 2 wickets fell back to back
When Sunrisers Hyderabad came out for the run chase, the start was good. The opening pair of Hyderabad seemed to be in danger. In such a situation, Dhoni handed the ball to Mukesh Chaudhary and Mahi’s bet was successful. Mukesh Chaudhary first walked Abhishek Sharma in the sixth over and then brought his team CSK back in the match by dismissing Rahul Tripathi on the very next ball.
Kane Williamson stood holding one end. He got the support of Aidan Markram from the other end. Markram’s form was clearly visible in the shots he played. But Captain Kane also did not get his support for long. In the 10th over, Markram became the victim of Mitchell Santner. When Williamson was 3 runs away from his half-century, his wicket was also taken by Dwayne Pretorius and gave the team the fourth success. Nicholas Pooran, who came out to bat in the middle over, remained unbeaten till the end. He scored 64 runs in 33 balls and was the most successful batsman of his team. Pooran’s innings included 6 sixes.
Mukesh Chaudhary was the most successful bowler from Chennai Super Kings, who took 4 wickets for 46 runs in 4 overs. Apart from them, Santner and Pretorius got 1-1 wickets.
First match under Dhoni’s captaincy, first win
Earlier, Chennai Super Kings managed to score 202 runs in 20 overs thanks to the 182-run partnership between Rituraj Gaikwad and Devon Conway. Rituraj played an innings of 99 runs. While Conway remained unbeaten on 85. Dhoni, playing the first match of this season as captain, scored 8 runs in 7 balls with the bat.
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After defeating Sunrisers Hyderabad under Dhoni’s captaincy, CSK has now raised alarm bells for the rest of the teams as well. They will now spoil their game or they will wind up their access to the playoffs.