MS Dhoni stole the show with a single shot in the first match of IPL 2023 against the Gujarat Titans.
New Delhi: In the first match of IPL 2023, the Chennai Super Kings team is in front of Gujarat Titans. In this match, Gujarat captain Hardik Pandya won the toss and decided to bowl first. Batting first, CSK scored 178 runs losing 7 wickets on the board. In this match, everyone's eyes were fixed on Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Dhoni also came to bat in the last two overs and his single shot won the hearts of the people sitting in the ground.
Dhoni's one shot looted the party
One of the best finishers in the world, Dhoni has once again shown why he is considered the best. In the last over of CSK's innings, Dhoni hit a long six of 85 meters off youngster Joshua Little. In fact, on the third ball of the 19th over, Dhoni's bat swung heavily and the ball fell far down the leg side. Thousands of people sitting on the ground shouted with this one shot of Mahi. This showed that the people sitting in the stadium were eagerly waiting for Dhoni.
CSK scored 178 runs
Batting first in this match, CSK scored 178 runs losing 7 wickets. Ruturaj Gaikwad played an excellent inning of 92 runs from CSK. At the same time, 23 runs came off the bat of Moin Ali. Apart from this, MS Dhoni played an unbeaten 14-run inning in the end. While talking about Gujarat, Mohammed Shami, Alzarri Joseph and Rashid Khan took two wickets each from their side. Whereas Joshua Little got a wicket.
Playing 11 of CSK
Devon Conway, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ben Stokes, Ambati Rayudu, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, MS Dhoni (c/wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Mitchell Santner, Deepak Chahar, Rajvardhan Hangergekar
Gujarat's playing 11
Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Shubman Gill, Kane Williamson, Hardik Pandya (c), Vijay Shankar, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Mohammed Shami, Joshua Little, Yash Dayal