MS Dhoni led CSK to a fourth IPL title.© BCCI/IPL
Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) defeated Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by 27 runs within the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 ultimate in Dubai to win their fourth title on Friday. Faf du Plessis scored a nice half-century, scoring 86 runs off 59 deliveries to assist CSK put up an enormous complete of 192 for 3. In reply KKR might solely rating 165 for the lack of 9 wickets of their allotted 20 overs. It was a dream comeback for the ‘Males in Yellow’, after ending seventh season, CSK managed to win the title. After the win, CSK skipper MS Dhoni mentioned his IPL future depends upon how the franchise might be wanting on the upcoming participant auctions.
“Once more I’ve mentioned it earlier than, it depends upon BCCI. With two new groups coming in……we now have to resolve what is nice for CSK. It isn’t about me being there in top-three or 4. It is about making a powerful core to make sure the franchise does not undergo. The core group, we now have to have a tough look to see who can contribute for the following 10 years,” MS Dhoni mentioned on the post-match presentation.
Dhoni added that he’s hopeful of seeing a full home in Chepauk subsequent 12 months.
“I’d like to thank the followers, wherever we have performed, even once we have been in South Africa, we have at all times had a very good variety of CSK followers. That’s what you crave for. Due to all of them, it seems like we’re taking part in in Chennai. Hopefully we’ll be again in Chennai for the followers,” Dhoni added.
Chasing 193, KKR openers began nicely smashing the ball to all components of the bottom. Venkatesh Iyer and Shubman Gill threatened to runaway with the sport as they stitched collectively a 91-run stand for the primary wicket.
Shardul Thakur introduced CSK again into the sport along with his twin-wicket over through which he dismissed Iyer (50) and Nitish Rana (first-ball duck).
KKR saved dropping wickets at common intervals and ultimately fell 27 runs wanting the goal as CSK accomplished a fairytale ending.
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