Chennai Super Kings defeated Delhi Capitals by 77 runs. In this match, Delhi Capitals had a target of 224 runs to win but could only score 146 runs from 9 wickets. At the same time, in this match, the Delhi Capitals team seemed powerless against the experience of Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Especially, the way Mahendra Singh Dhoni used his pitchers was excellent. This can be understood from the example of Captain Cool causing the team’s best kill of his on bowler Mahisa Pathirana when Delhi Capitals batsmen were looking to score quick runs.
Actually, Mahisa Pathirana got to bowl his first over when they had passed 12 overs of the Delhi Capitals innings. Mahisa Pathirana also proved that his captain’s decision was correct. Mahisa Pathirana made 2 players the victim of him by giving up just 23 runs in 4 overs. Similarly, Mahendra Singh Dhoni made the best use of the spinners of him. The Delhi Capitals batsmen failed in the face of Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s brilliant strategy. The Delhi Capitals batsmen struggled to score runs continuously.
At the same time, the previous Mahendra Singh Dhoni surprised the fans with his decision at the time of the draw. Actually, chasing runs is believed to be easier at Arun Jaitley Stadium. For this reason, it has been seen on most occasions that the captains who won the toss have preferred to pitch first, but Mahendra Singh Dhoni surprised with the decision to bat first. Batting first, Chennai Super Kings scored a mammoth score of 223 runs and won the match by a huge margin of 77 runs.