In the 55th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023, the Chennai Super Kings (CSK), four-time champions, faced off against the Delhi Capitals (DC). The match was played at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai, where the Chennai Super Kings won by a margin of 27 runs, showcasing an impressive performance with both the bat and ball.
After winning the toss and opting to bat first, the Chennai Super Kings lost 8 wickets and managed to score 167 runs in their 20 overs. Despite their efforts, none of the Chennai Super Kings’ batsmen were able to capitalize on their starts and were dismissed one after the other.
Shivam Dube top-scored for the team with 25 runs off just 12 balls. In response, the Delhi team could only score 140 runs while losing 5 wickets in their allotted 20 overs.
Rilee Rossouw was the top scorer for Delhi with 35 runs off 37 balls, while Manish Pandey contributed 27 runs off 29 balls. Deepak Chahar was the standout bowler for Chennai, picking up two wickets. This win takes the Chennai Super Kings to 15 points and puts them in a strong position to qualify for the playoffs.
Meanwhile, fans are praising CSK captain MS Dhoni for his brilliant display of batting that probably was the ultimate difference between the two teams. Dhoni scored 20 runs in 9 balls with a strike rate of 222. See how Twitterati reacted.
Admit it , no one else would be able to qualify for the playoffs with the current CSK squad except this man. He is built different. Born leader. Mahi ♥️ pic.twitter.com/ddHNYsJFyY— ` (@FourOverthrows) May 10, 2023Advertisement
Till performance is giving in csk 💥— Tarundarling (@SingamTarun3) May 10, 2023
Age is Just a number #MSDhoni pic.twitter.com/qnDroRgK8K
MS DHONI IS STILL THE GREATEST FINISHER IN THE WORLD AT THE AGE OF 41. NO CAP 🐐 Mahi💛#MSDhoni #IPL2O23 #CSKvsDC @msdhoni @ChennaiIPL #MSDhoni𓃵 pic.twitter.com/I1KQa7LNAg— Khushi 💛''MSDian''💛 (@Rutikkkk11) May 10, 2023
This man is a wonder, he knows everything when what to do, how to defeat the front team on his ground, someone should learn from Dhoni.— ˢʰⁱᵛ (@BeinggSalmanics) May 10, 2023
This man is real god of cricket.#MSDhoni #CSKvDC pic.twitter.com/hWnXtRtQZP
No way 41 year old MS Dhoni who farms all year is the best batter of CSK tonight and is one of the best finishers this season 😭😭🤲🤲 pic.twitter.com/1ku4LSJb7U— SergioCSK (@SergioCSKK) May 10, 2023
There won’t be one more batsmen in the world in future at the age of 41 who can be as destructive as MS Dhoni when it comes to power hitting , that too playing once in a https://t.co/cPAST3yxd3 me on this. https://t.co/fndQqpIpC3— Prasanna (@prasannalara) May 10, 2023