Chennai Super Kings (CSK) captain MS Dhoni has been fined after his group kept a delayed over-rate during their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 match against Delhi Capitals (DC) on Saturday at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The Super Kings lost the game by seven wickets subsequent to posting 188 for the deficiency of seven wickets in their dispensed 20 overs.
MS Dhoni since it was CSK’s first offense under the IPL’s Code of Conduct, the 39-year-old was docked INR 12 lakhs. Dhoni didn’t make some extraordinary memories with the bat all things considered. He sacked a two-ball duck and was spotless bowled by youthful pacer Avesh Khan in the sixteenth over. It likewise turned out to be his first duck since the 2015 release of the T20 association.
MS Dhoni figures dew had an impact
The Super Kings couldn’t make the IPL 2020 end of the season games and were taken out with three games left in their first round. Their excursion in the continuous version didn’t get off to a promising beginning also. In the wake of being placed in to bat first, Ruturaj Gaikwad and Faf du Plessis died with hardly a pause in between.
Suresh Raina, making his IPL return following two years, scored a 36-ball 54 and he got support from other center request hitters. Be that as it may, pursuing the objective of 189, DC openers Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan’s 138-run represent the initial wicket got the Super Kings on their knees.
Following the misfortune, Dhoni figured that after the dew got comfortable, batting turned into a bit simpler. He additionally said that on a batting heaven like the Wankhede, groups ought to focus on scores around 200, remembering the dew factor too.
“The players worked really hard to arrive at 188 in light of the fact that it was cheap until dew gotten comfortable 50 minutes after the fact. We might have bowled somewhat better, and if players are hitting you over the fields. The execution of the bowlers was poor and there were limit balls that they bowled, yet the bowlers will have learned and they will apply that later on games,” Dhoni said after the game.
“MS Dhoni a 7:30 beginning when the pitch is truly cheap, so we need to get 15-20 runs extra to be protected. On the off chance that we get dew reliably, 200 will be an absolute necessity on a pitch this way. Their bowlers bowled an extraordinary line when it was halting and seaming a piece, and the openers got great balls in which they got out and that can occur,” he added.