IPL 2020: Yuzvendra Chahal Played Chess With MS Dhoni – Sachin Tendulkar Impressed With RCB’s Spinner

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Former legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has lauded Yuzvendra Chahal’s thoughts recreation to select MS Dhoni’s wicket through the 25th match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 between Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).

Whereas chasing 170 runs goal set by RCB, CSK was already combating the early departure of openers whereas the asking fee was mounting due to the sluggish begin. Contrastingly, RCB’s bowlers had been bowling exceptionally nicely as they didn’t permit CSK batters to take runs simply.

Sachin Tendulkar heaps reward on Yuzvendra Chahal’s grasp plan towards MS Dhoni:

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Yuzvendra Chahal. Picture Credit score: IPL.

When Dhoni got here in to bat, CSK wanted 81 runs from 34 balls. He needed to play a fiery knock to launch the stress however Yuzvendra Chahal trapped him. Even Sachin Tendulkar was additionally impressed with the street-smart tactic of the wrist spinner.

MS Dhoni first bought a fast run in Chahal’s first ball after which went on to hit for a six off the third ball. He tried to hit a boundary within the final supply, however the spinner gameplan labored. Dhoni hit the ball onerous however didn’t have the ability. Because of this, the long-off fielder took the catch. Sachin Tendulkar defined that it was a chess transfer from Chahal.

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MS Dhoni hitting off Yuzvendra Chahal’s supply. Picture Credit score: IPL.

Tendulkar mentioned that Yuzvendra Chahal bowled deliveries on the leg-stump line with minimal tempo and was making an attempt to get a top-edge from Dhoni. However within the final supply, he bowled broad, and MS Dhoni couldn’t generate the ability to ship it out of the park.

“MS Dhoni then determined that he would transfer in the direction of the leg-stump and are available line with the ball to play that size on the subsequent supply however Chahal once more used a chess transfer there and bowled the ball broad of MS Dhoni in the direction of the off-stump.

“MS Dhoni needed to stretch him to achieve there, he reached the ball however ball hit within the backside half of the bat and so he couldn’t generate that energy within the shot. Lengthy-off fielder took a catch,” Sachin Tendulkar mentioned. 

After MS Dhoni’s wicket fall, CSK couldn’t return within the recreation, and eventually, RCB received the match by 37 runs.

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