Delhi vs Chennai: In the first qualifier of IPL 2021, in the last over yesterday, in the last over of captain MS Dhoni, Chennai team defeated Delhi and made it to the final. Chennai needed 13 runs in the last over. In this over of Tom Curran, Dhoni, showing his old attitude, hit three consecutive boundaries and took Chennai to the final of the IPL for the record ninth time. Virat Kohli also praised Dhoni’s innings and called him the best finisher in the history of cricket.
After the victory of Chennai, Kohli praised Dhoni in his Twitter post. He wrote in his post, “The king is back, the best finisher of cricket has done wonders again today. Today once again this innings of his forced me to dance with joy.” Along with this, he also tagged Dhoni in this post.
Let us tell you that after the IPL, Dhoni has been made the mentor of Virat Kohli-led Team India in the T20 World Cup starting in UAE.
The thrill of the last over was superb
Chasing the target of 173 runs from Delhi, Chennai needed 13 runs to win in the last over. Tom Curran created trouble for Chennai by running Moeen Ali on the very first ball of this over. Captain Dhoni, who was present at the crease, put pressure on the Delhi team by hitting two consecutive fours on the second and third balls. Its pressure was clearly visible in Curran’s bowling as well and he put the next ball wide. Now Chennai needed four runs to win off three balls. Captain Dhoni also took this ball across the boundary and told why he is called the best finisher of the game.
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Qualifier 1: Chennai reached the final for the record 9th time, beat Delhi in a thrilling match