Chennai have lost three matches in a row since defeating Mumbai in the first match. Chennai, who were at the bottom of the table point with victory over Punjab, now have four points.
- Punjab gave the target of 178 runs for loss of 4 wickets to Chennai, Chennai achieved the target by scoring 181 runs without eating wickets.
- An 181-run unbeaten partnership between Chennai opener Shane Watson (83) and Faf du Plessis (87) took place.
Chennai Super Kings defeated Kings XI Punjab by 10 wickets on Sunday night after losing three consecutive matches. Batting first, Punjab gave a 4-wicket loss to Chennai for 178 runs. Chennai achieved the target by scoring 181 runs without eating a wicket.
For the first time in the season, a team has won the match by chasing in Dubai. Chennai have lost three matches in a row since defeating Mumbai in the first match. Chennai, who were at the bottom of the table point with victory over Punjab, now have four points. The match saw an unbeaten 181-run partnership between Chennai opener Shane Watson (83) and Faf du Plessis (87).
Dhoni said- the team got the start it needed
After the victory of Chennai, captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said – We have fixed small things. We got the start we needed in batting. I hope to repeat this performance in further matches as well. Dhoni said on Watson’s aggressive batting – it’s not just about being too aggressive. Watson was hitting the ball well enough on the net. You only have to repeat it on the pitch. Faf comes forward to play the role. He played good shots in the middle overs
Bowlers bowled better
In response to a question asked on the loss of the last three matches, Dhoni said- We studied the last three-four matches and found that if we stop the opposition team on low scores, then we can put pressure on them. Our bowlers bowled better.
Dhoni Said- Coach Fleming’s team
Dhoni praised team coach Stephen Fleming. Dhoni said – Fleming does not get the respect he deserves. He does not get his credit after the team’s good performance. It is not that there was no debate between Meere and Fleming about the selection of the team. But this thing remains between us and them.
Good bowling in Chennai’s last over
At the same time, on the victory of Chennai, former cricketer Sehwag believes that Chennai has learned from his past mistakes and improved it. He also praised Chennai’s bowling and a good start, he said by tweeting – only man gets Thakur by stumbling. Chennai bowled well in the last over. Batting started well there.