Virender Sehwag reacted to Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) crushing 10-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab by saying that the momentum of the match shifted resulting from MS Dhoni’s captaincy, Ravindra Jadeja’s fielding and Shardul Thakur’s bowling within the 18th over of Punjab’s innings. Virender Sehwag stated that ‘Diesel engine’ Shane Watson lastly began and took KXIP gamers on a tour. He additionally added that solely KXIP can bat first and lose a match in Dubai.
Chennai Tremendous Kings registered an emphatic 10 wicket win over KXIP on Sunday. Followers of IPL and Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) had been ecstatic with delight because the MS Dhoni-led facet acquired over their three-match shedding streak and registered a crushing 10-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) to roar again to kind.
Virender Sehwag: Solely KXIP Can Lose Batting 1st In Dubai
Earlier than the win in opposition to KXIP, CSK had misplaced three consecutive matches out of their first four matches and had been languishing on the backside of the factors desk however the emphatic victory in Dubai has helped them rise to No. 6 place of the 8-team factors desk of IPL 2020. They misplaced in opposition to SRH, DC, RR after successful the opening match in opposition to MI.
Profitable the toss and batting first in Dubai has been a trend of types this season as groups doing so have emerged victorious each single time however KXIP introduced an finish to it on Sunday.
Reacting to the dismal efficiency for KL Rahul’s KXIP, Virender Sehwag stated, “Solely Punjab can lose the match even after batting first in Dubai.”
Former India and Kings XI Punjab opener hailed CSK skipper MS Dhoni’s captaincy, saying that it performed an enormous position within the shift of momentum within the 18th over of Punjab’s batting innings.
KL Rahul scored 63 and Nicholas Pooran scored 33 however KXIP might handle solely 178/four which was chased down fairly comfortably by CSK. Shane Watson lastly roared again to kind.
Virender Sehwag: Shardul Thakur’s Bowling In 18th Over Introduced Again Momentum In CSK’s Favour
MS Dhoni had launched pacer Shardul Thakur to bowl the 18th over and he responded with two necessary wickets of a set and in-form batsmen Nicholas Pooran and KL Rahul on the primary two deliveries. KL Rahul’s wicket particularly appeared a effectively deliberate one.
Shardul Thakur bowled a full vast supply which KL Rahul edged to MS Dhoni whereas attempting to chase and hit it. Ravindra Jadeja additionally contributed within the over by taking a really well-judged catch of KXIP’s batsman Nicholas Pooran on the boundary line.
“18th over was the turning level of the match. MS Dhoni’s captaincy, Ravindra Jadeja’s fielding and Shardul Thakur’s bowling introduced again the momentum in CSK’s favour,” Sehwag stated a video uploaded by him on his Fb deal with.
Additional, Virender Sehwag additionally praised CSK’s 39-year-old skilled Shane Watson in his very personal distinctive method. The veteran Australian all-rounder had joined forces with South African Faf du Plessis on Sunday to play a crushing 53-ball 83 knock.
Faf du Plessis additionally ended up scoring an unbeaten 87 off 53 balls and the end result was CSK chasing down KXIP’s 179-run goal with 14 balls remaining. Man of Match Shane Watson’s knock included 11 fours and three huge sixes. CSK received the match by 10 wickets as each their openers weren’t dismissed.
“By the best way the factor which has been attempting to begin since 19th September, that diesel engine Watson lastly began. He and ‘Sambha’ Faf du Plessis acquired collectively and took the Punjabi lads for a tour of the stadium, hitting the ball in all places,” Virender Sehwag whereas speaking in regards to the particular knock from the Australian legend.
CSK subsequent tackle Kolkata Knight Riders in Abu Dhabi on seventh October night within the 21st match of IPL 2020.