Defending champion Chennai Super Kings defeated Delhi Capitals in the second qualifier on Friday and made it to the IPL final for the 8th time. After winning the match captain Dhoni said that the team’s bowlers prevented Delhi from scoring a big score, with the help of which Chennai could easily achieve the target.
Decide to bowl first by winning the toss, Chennai stopped Delhi on 147/9 and then easily achieved the target by losing 6 wickets. Now on Sunday, Chennai Super Kings will face Mumbai Indians in the finals.
Dhoni said, “The most important thing for us is to keep taking wickets continuously and the credit goes to the bowlers completely, the captain’s job is to tell what to do. Then the bowlers’ job is to create a strategy, how will that happen. Made life to stop Delhi.”
“Thanks to the bowlers because of their fantastic performance, we have been able to reach here in the tournament, I would have liked if the opener ended the match by winning the match. The run rate was below 6 and there was no need to get out with big shots .”
Dhoni appreciated every player of CSK for his good performance in difficult times. Dhoni said, “The kind of game that the players played was tremendous. The spinners were getting some turn and we took wickets at right time, they had left-handed batsmen and our left-hand spinners performed well in front of them. It’s important to get successive wickets, bowlers are fully credited.”