Chennai Super Kings (CSK) took over Sunrises Hyderabad (SRH) in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) season on Sunday (13th May). Earlier, CSK defeated SRH in their first meet and it was their second meet of the season. Again, CSK outclassed SRH and won the game to get qualified for the playoffs.
Winning the toss, CSK opted to bowl first and chase down the target which is their strength. Shikhar Dhawan and Captain Kane Williamson both scored a half-century. In the end, with the help of Deepak Hooda’s quickfire, SRH posted a total of 179.
Coming out to chase, CSK openers dominated the game right from the first moment. Both of them seemed unstoppable and built 134 runs partnership. Ambati Rayudu continued to play till the last and scored his maiden T20 hundred. In the end, fans also witnessed some finishing from CSK skipper MS Dhoni. CSK registered a comprehensive victory over SRH by 8 wickets and 6 balls to spare.
After the match, MS Dhoni was seen enjoying himself with a guard dog.
Dhoni and his love for dogs is well known as he has been very vocal about it inside and outside of social media.
After the skipper was done playing with the dog, the groundsmen who was handling the dog saluted the skipper. The video was posted by CSK official twitter handle and it’s currently trending on the internet.
— Chennai Super Kings (@ChennaiIPL) May 14, 2018
The ground staffs also presented Dhoni a gift. In the gift, a framed photo of Dhoni with his daughter Ziva was presented. The photo was shared by the franchise official twitter handle.
CSK will play their next fixture against Delhi Daredevils (DD) on Friday (18th) at Feroz Shah Kotla.