In the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League, Virender Sehwag has come up with a show – ‘Veeru ki Baithak‘, in which he reviews and previews every match.
On Tuesday, Chennai Super Kings won by 20 runs against Sunrisers Hyderabad. In the review of this match, Sehwag strongly praised Dhoni’s captaincy and addressed him as ‘Gabbar‘ and said that ‘only one person could save SRH team from MS Dhoni and that person was Dhoni himself.’ Apart from this, Sehwag also hailed Dhoni’s captaincy and strategy.
Sehwag appreciated the decision of sending Sam Curran in this match to open the innings and then also praised the approach of CSK batsmen. Apart from this, Sehwag also heaped praise on Dhoni’s strategy during the match and said that Dhoni’s experience makes him different and he didn’t age without experience.
Apart from praising Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja, Dhoni and Sam Curran, Sehwag also praised Sunrisers Hyderabad batsman Kane Williamson. He said that Williamson’s condition was such in this match as if he sat alone to do the homework of the whole class.
Talking about the match, CSK won the toss and decided to bat first. Sam Curran and Faf du Plessis opened the innings against SunRisers Hyderabad. CSK scored 167 runs for six wickets in 20 overs. Shane Watson scored 42 and Ambati Rayudu scored 41 runs. Apart from this, Ravindra Jadeja scored 25 not out off 10 balls.
For SunRisers Hyderabad, Sandeep Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed and T Natarajan took two wickets each. In response, the SunRisers Hyderabad team could only manage 147 runs for eight wickets in 20 overs. Kane Williamson was the top scorer of SRH as he smashed 57 runs. For CSK, Karn Sharma and Dwayne Bravo took two wickets each, while Sam Curran, Ravindra Jadeja and Shardul Thakur dismissed one each.