MS Dhoni Gets Unlucky With No-Look Throw, KL Rahul Survives

Ross Houston
April 7, 2019

Rahul was out of the crease when Dhoni flicked the ball onto the stumps but the bails didn't come off.

However, despite this, Chennai Super Kings defeated Kings XI Punjab by 22 runs in the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Saturday.

The century partnership for the third wicket between Rahul and Sarfaraz was a productive one but they consumed a lot of balls and stymied the Kings XI chase as the CSK bowlers kept things tight.

Playing his first VIVO IPL 2019 match, Faf du Plessis hit the ground running with the bat for his franchise for whom he played a crucial starring role in their 2018 title-winning campaign.

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Dhoni came to bat in the 14th over of the innings when Ravichandran Ashwin had dismissed Du Plessis and Suresh Raina off successive deliveries.

R Ashwin led the KXIP bowling performance from the front, essaying a similar role that Harbhajan did for CSK.

The visitors scored at a low pace and required to score 26 off the last over, bowled by IPL debutant Scott Kuggeleijn. Dhoni then took apart Sam Curran in the next over, where CSK score 19 runs.

MS Dhoni is one of the bravest players of the game and fortune favours the fearless.

Harbhajan Singh, for his figures of 2-17 with the ball.

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