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newscricketa day ago

IPL 2021 | Was looking to attack, so bowled Chahar's overs upfront, reveals MS Dhoni 

CSK skipper MS Dhoni, speaking during the post-match presentation, revealed that he was trying to be aggressive and that's why finished all of Deepak Chahar's overs upfront. He also reflected on batting Moeen Ali higher up the order and stated it's an effort to get the best out of the all-rounder.
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newscricketa day ago

Twitter reacts to epic goof-up after du Plessis takes DRS and gets third umpire's review reversed to survive in the middle

There is no end to goof-ups that can take place on the 22 yards. Today, Faf du Plessis was given out after the on-field umpire took the help of the third umpire to ascertain the height of the ball, only for the decision to be reversed later as Faf successfully challenged the decision with DRS.
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featurecricketa day ago

IPL 2021 | SC’s Sedentary Review: CSK vs PBKS - Deepak Chahar's storm sweeps Punjab of its feet

After Jaydev Unadkat had a field day against DC on Thursday, it was Deepak Chahar's turn to wreck havoc as he claimed a four-fer to break the back of PBKS and restrict them to 106. There was no twist in the tale unlike the last few games as Moeen Ali led a comfortable chase for the Men in Yellow.
Harshit Anand
featurecricket7 days ago

What we learnt from Delhi’s CSK obliteration - and why the future is still gloomy for the Super Kings

Injection of positivity from Moeen, the return of a revitalized Raina and absurd lower-order hitting threatened to turn CSK’s fortunes around but the joy did not last long for the Super Kings. Despite game 1 providing CSK with many a silver lining, the DC encounter also rang quite a few alarm bells.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket7 days ago

IPL 2021 | MS Dhoni fined INR 12 lakh for slow over-rate

Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been fined INR 12 lakh for Code of Conduct Breach after his side maintained a slow over-rate during the team’s encounter versus Delhi Capitals. On Saturday, CSK lost their first game of IPL 2021 to the Capitals by a 7-wicket margin.
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newscricket7 days ago

IPL 2021 | Was special walking out for toss with Dhoni, have learnt a lot from him, asserts Rishabh Pant

Delhi Capitals' skipper Rishabh Pant, after the game, expressed that it was special for him to walk out for the toss with MS Dhoni as he has learnt a lot from him. He also revealed that there was a point of time in the middle-overs when he was under pressure but bowlers did well to fightback.
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newscricket7 days ago

IPL 2021 | The execution from the bowlers was poor, laments MS Dhoni 

Losing skipper MS Dhoni wasn't too impressed with the way the CSK bowlers went about their business and termed the execution 'poor' from them. However, he lauded the batsmen for putting up a good show as CSK piled up 188 runs after being reduced to 7 for 2 inside the first 13 balls of the game.
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newscricket7 days ago

Twitter reacts to MS Dhoni trying to stump Dhawan on beamer from Moeen Ali

There are not many dull moments with MS Dhoni in the middle. And his interesting tactics were on display today as well after he tried to stump Shikhar Dhawan on a beamer from CSK spinner Moeen Ali, as the ball slipped out his hands. But it was called a no-ball. So, no reward for the quirky attempt.
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featurecricket7 days ago

IPL 2021 | SC’s Sedentary Review: CSK vs DC - Shaw-Dhawan bulldoze CSK to secure an easy win

With Delhi Capitals missing the star duo of Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje, CSK was up against a second-string DC pace attack and they made the most of it with their batting. However, bowling, their stronger suite last year, was completely dismantled by Delhi Capitals as they made a mockery of 189.
Harshit Anand
newscricket8 days ago

IPL 2021 | Moeen Ali seems to be the prototypical CSK player; will be useful for them, reckons Daniel Vettori

Daniel Vettori, who in the past worked with RCB as the coach, has reckoned that Moeen Ali is a prototypical CSK player, with his all-round ability and his ability to open the batting. Sanjay Manjrekar added that he would love to see Sam Curran bat at No.5 for CSK this season, after Ambati Rayudu.
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