Dhoni led CSK enters into the FINALS of IPL for the 9th time, beats DC by 4 Wickets
CSK beats DC: The first qualifier match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season was played between Delhi Capitals and Chennai Super Kings at the Dubai ground.
In which 3 times IPL winning team Chennai won this match by 4 wickets and secured their place in the final straight away.
On the other hand, the Delhi team will now get another chance in the second qualifier to seal their place in the final.
After Prithvi Shaw, Pant played a brilliant innings
In this match, Chennai Super Kings team after winning the toss decided to bowl first. After which he soon got a big wicket in the form of Shikhar Dhawan on the score of 36. But from one end, Prithvi Shaw continued to bat in an aggressive manner.
Pant had scored a half-century in just 27 balls in this match. However, at one point Delhi’s team had lost its 4 wickets on the score of 80.
From here, captain Rishabh Pant and Shimron Hetmyer worked to increase the pace of runs while handling the team’s innings.
While Pant scored 51 runs in 35 balls with the help of 3 fours and 2 sixes, Shimron Hetmyer also played an important innings of 37 runs in 24 balls to take the team’s score to 172 runs in 20 overs. In this match for Chennai, Hazlewood took 2 wickets for 29 runs in his 4 overs.
Gaikwad and Uthappa played an important innings, then Dhoni’s four reached the final
Chasing the target of 173 runs was not going to be an easy task for Chennai Super Kings in front of the Delhi bowlers. In which the team lost its first wicket in the form of Faf du Plessis on the score of 3.
CSK enters 9th time in the FINALS
After this, Rituraj Gaikwad and Robin Uthappa together started the process of scoring fast runs from both ends. Gaikwad and Uthappa shared a 100-run partnership for the second wicket to cement the team’s position in the match.
As soon as Uthappa returned to the pavilion after scoring 63 runs, then suddenly the team had 4 wickets till the score of 119. From here, Gaikwad formed a small partnership with Moeen Ali but he was dismissed for 70 runs at a crucial moment.
In such a situation, Chennai captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni came out to bat in the field and he returned in the same old style, playing an innings of 18 runs in 6 balls with the help of 3 fours and 1 six, taking the team to the final.