MS Dhoni: Ruturaj and Bravo got us more than we expected

On Sunday, Chennai Super Kings defeated Mumbai Indians in an Indian Premier League 2021 match, with youngster Ruturaj Gaikwad scoring the game-winning goal for MS Dhoni’s squad. CSK was struggling at 24/4 in six overs when Gaikwad came in and altered the game, scoring an unbroken 88 runs to assist his team reach a respectable total of 156/6 in 20 overs.

Mumbai Indians were unable to chase down the target and could only manage 136/8, losing the match by 20 runs.

MS Dhoni, the captain of Chennai Super Kings, appreciated Gaikwad’s efforts, as well as Dwayne Bravo’s role in the match, in which he scored 23 runs in 8 balls and took three wickets.

At the post-match presentation ceremony, Dhoni said, “At 30 for 4, you want to put up a respectable score.” “Rutu and Bravo, in my opinion, gave us more than we expected. We were aiming for 140, so getting close to 160 was fantastic.”

“The wicket was two-paced, a little slow to begin with; additionally, you don’t get a chance to see what’s going on if you’re batting deeper down, so you want to go hard,” Dhoni continued.

“It was difficult to recover after Rayudu’s injury, but we batted smartly and finished strongly. It was logical for one-hitter to bat all the way through,” he signed off.

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