CSK defeated Delhi Capitals by 4 wickets in Qualifier 1 as Dhoni returned to kind with a a lot wanted 18 off six balls.
The India skipper stated Dhoni’s innings in opposition to Delhi Capitals made him “leap out of his seat” in pleasure.
“Anddddd the king is again the best finisher ever within the sport. Made me leap Outta my seat as soon as once more tonight. @msdhoni,” Kohli tweeted.
Anddddd the king is again ❤️the best finisher ever within the sport. Made me leap Outta my seat as soon as once more [email protected]
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) 1633889911000
Within the final two overs, CSK wanted 24 runs however Avesh Khan dismissed set batsman Ruturaj Gaikwad on the primary ball. Dhoni whacked a six and match got here right down to 12 wanted off the final six balls.
IPL 2021, Qualifier 1: Chennai Tremendous Kings vs Delhi Capitals
<p>Ruturaj Gaikwad’s 70 and an unbeaten cameo from skipper MS Dhoni helped Chennai Tremendous Kings attain a ninth Indian Premier League ultimate with a four-wicket win over Delhi Capitals on Sunday. (BCCI/IPL/PTI Photograph)</p>
Within the ultimate over, Tom Curran eliminated Moeen Ali however Dhoni held the nerves and smashed three fours to seal the CSK’s spot within the summit conflict.
#ChennaiSuperKings march on into the Finals of #VIVOIPL 2021. https://t.co/fvlCQaKqLc
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) 1633891604000
Earlier, Prithvi Shaw’s trendy fifty and skipper Rishabh Pant late half-century helped Delhi Capitals submit 172/5 in opposition to CSK.
Delhi Capitals have been 80/4 within the eleventh earlier than Pant and Shimron Hetmyer stitched an 83-run stand for the fifth wicket to revive the innings. Within the final three overs, Delhi Capitals scored 31 runs to recover from the 170-run mark.