Dubai: In the IPL 2020, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) started with a win, but then suffered 3 consecutive defeats. He has, however, returned to victory on Sunday by defeating Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) by 10 wickets and captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (MS Dhoni) hopes that the team will continue this performance in the coming matches as well. While batting first, Punjab set a target of 179 runs in front of Chennai, which Chennai achieved without losing wickets.
The heroes of Chennai’s victory were Shane Watson and Faf du Plessis. Watson scored an unbeaten 83 and du Plessi scored an unbeaten 87. Both played 53 balls and also hit 11-11 boundaries. Watson was ahead of du Plessi in hitting sixes. Watson scored 3 and Du Plessy scored 1 six.
After the match, Dhoni said in the award ceremony, ‘I think we have done small things right. This was very important for us. We needed the kind of start we got in batting. Hopefully we will be able to repeat it in the coming matches.Regarding Watanas and du Plessi, Dhoni said, ‘It is not a matter of being aggressive, he (Watson) was shooting the ball very well in the nets and you have to do it on the pitch as well. It’s just a matter of time Faf has played the role of sheet anchor for us. He always puts the bowler in a dilemma with his lap shot.
On team selection, Dhoni said, ‘We rely on consistency in selection and at times coach Stephen Fleming does not get the credit for it. It is not that we do not discuss it, but we have only one plan. There is a similar relationship between us