In the primary match of the sixteenth season of IPL, Gujarat Titans began the event with a win by defeating Chennai Super Kings by 5 wickets. The match could have been performed at Gujarat’s residence floor Narendra Modi Stadium, however essentially the most talked about was Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Along with Chennai, the followers of Gujarat had been additionally seen supporting Dhoni throughout all the match.
Worrying information got here to the followers on the finish of the match. Dhoni dived to cease Deepak Chahar’s ball within the nineteenth over of Gujarat’s innings. He couldn’t cease the ball. The ball hit the pads of Rahul Tewatia. Four runs of leg bye had been added to Gujarat’s account. Dhoni was seen moaning from the harm after diving. He instantly caught maintain of his leg. Somehow he received up. Dhoni seemed upset for a while. After that he continued wicketkeeping.
Fleming gave info on Dhoni’s harm
After the match, CSK head coach Stephen Fleming gave an replace on Dhoni’s harm. Fleming stated that Dhoni was having ache in his knee earlier than the event. Fleming stated, “He was nursing a sore knee throughout the month of pre-season. Today was just cramping. He is not as quick as he was 15 years ago, but still a great captain. He is still tremendous with the bat. He knows his limits.”
Even earlier than the opening match, totally different information had come out about Dhoni. It was being stated within the media studies that Dhoni wouldn’t have the ability to play within the match as a consequence of harm.
However, this didn’t occur. He landed on the bottom. He scored runs at a strike fee of 200 whereas batting. He landed on the crease after the dismissal of Ravindra Jadeja on the fourth ball of the 18th over. Dhoni scored an unbeaten 14 runs in seven balls. When Dhoni hit the third ball of the twentieth over for a six, the entire stadium was in jubilation.
Dhoni created historical past
Chennai captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni additionally achieved an enormous achievement on this match. He accomplished 200 sixes for Chennai Super Kings. He has turn out to be the fifth batsman to hit 200 sixes for a single group. Chris Gayle is on prime on this matter. He had hit 239 sixes for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). AB de Villiers has hit 238 sixes for RCB, Kieron Pollard has hit 223 for Mumbai Indians and Virat Kohli has hit 218 sixes for RCB.
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