After Chennai Super Kings (CSK) secured a formidable 45-run win over Rajasthan Royals within the Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) on Monday, skipper MS Dhoni admitted that him being sluggish off the blocks in the course of the CSK innings may have price his aspect the sport on one other day.
CSK hit 188 of their 20 overs, however Dhoni performed a knock of 18 off 17 balls with the assistance of two boundaries and the previous India skipper didn’t look very fluent within the center.
“Glad we scored 180, I thought we could have got more. The first six balls I played could have cost us in another game,” Dhoni advised host broadcaster Star Sports.
The CSK skipper additionally gave an perception on how health is essential to him and the way he wants to keep up his health to nonetheless compete at this stage.
“Getting old and being fit — those are two difficult things! When you’re playing you don’t want anyone to call you unfit. I have to keep up with younger guys, they run a lot, but it’s always challenging,” mentioned Dhoni.
Moeen Ali and Ravindra Jadeja took 5 wickets amongst themselves as CSK defended 188 runs towards Rajasthan to go second on the factors desk of the Indian Premier League (IPL). For CSK, Sam Curran additionally returned with two wickets.
Earlier, Faf du Plessis and Ambati Rayudu scored at a firing price earlier than Dwayne Bravo’s 20 off 8 balls got here helpful within the demise overs. For CSK, Faf top-scored with an innings of 33 while for Rajasthan Royals, Chetan Sakariya returned with three wickets.