MS Dhoni appreciates the wicket, says it was unexpectedly a good wicket to play
It was a very comfortable win for MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings against Sunrisers Hyderabad. With this win CSK has overthrown RCB from number one spot in the point table. CSK defeated SRH by 7 wickets & finished the game in 19th over.
After the match, Dhoni was all in mood to praise the wicket in Delhi which most of the time is disappointing. The CSK skipper said that it was ‘surprisingly a good wicket’ as the ball came on to the bat well.
“It was a surprisingly good wicket. Whenever we come to Delhi we never expect a wicket like this. It was coming on nicely, there was nothing for the spinners as well. Good thing was there was no dew,”Dhoni said at the presentation.
He also mentioned the unsuccessful journey of CSK in the last season of IPL & said
“Whenever you start the tournament, you may or may not face issues in playing XI. The earlier you settle the better. Another factor was 5-6 months we were out of cricket. Nothing was allowed. It’s not that you could go on your own and practice. That also makes it difficult. Change of quarantine was slightly longer. Lot of factors,”
“Overall if I have to sum it up, the players have taken more responsibility this year. You will be facing adverse things but ultimately it boils down to how each individual rises to the occasion and gives the extra 10 percent for the team,”he explained.
Dhoni also appreciated the team effort of both the batsmen & the bowlers by sayin
“The batting was superb. But that doesn’t mean the bowling was not good. It was a surprisingly good wicket. Whenever we come to Delhi we never expect a wicket like this. It was coming on nicely, there was nothing for the spinners as well. Good thing was there was no dew. Last night we felt 170 was just below par if there’s no dew. Brilliant opening partnership”