Chennai Super Kings vanquished Kolkata Knight Riders on the 14th season of the grand tournament at the Dubai International Stadium On Friday by 27 runs. CSK won the IPl trophy for the 4th time in 2021.
Kolkata Knight Riders’ slight mistakes cost them heavily at the Dubai International Stadium on Friday. Dinesh Karthik failed to stump Du plessis when he made just 2 runs, which gave Faf the opportunity to make 87 runs off 59 deliveries. He is yesterday’s face and the player of the match with 7 fours and 3 sixes.
Dhoni showed his “Thala’s Charisma” in the first qualifier against DC. After yesterday’s match, he was snapped with his wife and daughter where Sakshi was seen in tears hugging Dhoni and Ziva. Dhoni is the first cricketer in the world, captaining a team of 300 T20 matches amongst tournaments. As legends can never be washed off, no matter how old they are!
The Super Kings made a target of 192/3 which kept the Knights at a tough pressure, as they knew it would be difficult for them to make easy runs against Shardul and Jadeja. Shubman Gill and Venkatesh Iyer tried their best to keep the match in their hands, but after the dismissals of Shubman and Iyer, KKR’ batting line up fragmented under pressure. After them, Jadeja and Hazelwood kept on sending the KKR army to the pavilion one after the other. Furguson’s gave a very poor performance of 56 runs in just 4 overs. Not to forget about Rituraj Gaikwad, was awarded the Orange Cap for his splendid performance for making 636 in this tournament.
KKR’s strength was always their spin, which didn’t show up on the final day. Had Narine not shown his little shrewdness, KKR would have lost the match with a much higher margin. Dhoni’s captaincy, wisdom and self confidence has again made CSK the IPL trophy winner for 2021! CSK fans and the entire team must be elated with this outstanding win.