CSK vs LSG: ‘I was quite surprised’, MS Dhoni gave this statement after the first win of the season

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CSK vs LSG: Chennai Super Kings defeated Lucknow Super Giants by 12 runs in the sixth match of IPL. It was an interesting match, but in the end the Dhoni brigade won. Amazing performance by Moeen Ali for CSK. He also picked up 4 wickets after scoring 19 runs for CSK. MS Dhoni is very happy with the first win of this season against Lucknow.

After the match, MS Dhoni expressed surprise on this pitch of Chepauk. Low scoring matches happen on this ground and spinners get good help, but this match was high scoring. Regarding this, Dhoni said that ‘we were all wondering how the wicket would be? I thought it would be too slow. But it was a wicket where you could score runs, I was quite surprised by the wicket.

Need to improve a bit in fast bowling – Dhoni

MS Dhoni has admitted that CSK need to improve their pace bowling a bit. He said that ‘we need to bowl according to the conditions. What is important is what the opposition bowlers are doing? Keep an eye on this. Dhoni has warned the bowlers of his team to stop bowling no-balls or extra wide balls.

full match status

Earlier, CSK scored 217 runs in 20 overs on the basis of century partnership of openers. Shivam Dubey (27), Ambati Rayudu (27) and MS Dhoni (12) batted brilliantly for CSK in the end. CSK reached 217 runs in the last over with the help of Dhoni’s 2 sixes.

Myers showed strength, but could not win Lucknow

Chasing the target of 218 runs, Lucknow got off to a great start and scored 79 runs in 5 overs, Kyle Meyers scored 53 runs in 22 balls. After his dismissal, Lucknow’s wickets kept falling and CSK made a comeback in the match. Apart from him, Puran contributed 32 runs, but he could not win the team. Lucknow’s team could only score 205 runs in 20 overs losing 7 wickets.

Moin Ali was the hero of CSK’s victory

Moin Ali was the hero of CSK’s victory. Who bowled after the powerplay and turned the tide of the match and took 4 wickets. He took 4 big wickets for 26 runs in his 4 overs. He hunted KL Rahul, Kyle Mayers, Kunal Pandya and Marcus Stoinis.

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