Ashwin had come out to bat at number five when RR were 76/3 and lost a couple of more wickets at regular intervals. But Ashwin showed his mettle and held the fort at one end to eventually take his side over the line. The right-handed batter was pretty charged up after the win.
Earlier, in the day, Moeen Ali showed some brilliance with the bat as he scored 93 off 57 which included three maximums and 13 fours but his efforts went in vain as CSK could only manage to put 150/6 on the board in 20 overs.
Check out photos from the IPL 2022 league match between RR and CSK.
Twitter went into a frenzy after Dhoni confirmed he will be playing for CSK next season.
The Super Kings had handed the captaincy baton to Ravindra Jadeja but the left-handed all-rounder gave it back to MS Dhoni midway as the side had a disappointing run in the competition.
MS Dhoni never fails to impress his fans, whether its on the field or off it. In the ongoing IPL season, he has scored 206 runs in 13 games at an average of 34.33
'We were adamant we were going to make it': Moeen Ali reveals early struggles, credits father for success
Moeen Ali also revealed that his father had asked him to dedicate two years of his life to training. The all-rounder credits his father for his success.
Gujarat bowlers put up a clinical show to restrict CSK to a below-par 133/5 despite a fine half-century by Ruturaj Gaikwad.
Chennai Super Kings have been knocked out of the IPL 2022 and that has once again given rise to speculations surrounding the future of their captain MS Dhoni.
IPL 2022: Sensational spells from Sams and Choudhary, DRS saga and other takeaways from CSK-MI clash
Chennai Super Kings joined Mumbai Indians in bowing out of contention for a berth in the IPL 2022 playoffs after a five-wicket loss at the hands of Rohit Sharma's men at the Wankhede Stadium.
Chennai Super Kings were bundled out for 97, with skipper MS Dhoni remaining unbeaten on 36. For Mumbai Indians, Daniel Sams led the way with a haul of 3/16
Opener Devon Conway, who has been enjoying a fantastic run with the four-time champions in his debut IPL season, was trapped leg-before in the second delivery of the innings off Australian left-arm pacer Daniel Sams' bowling.
Aakash Chopra spoke about the 'ill-handling' of Ravindra Jadeja and discussed the assumption that there might be a lot else going on behind the scenes
IPL 2022: 'Used to weigh 107 kgs', CSK spinner Maheesh Theekshana opens up on his U-19 fitness struggles
CSK's official YouTube handle shared a video where the young spinner recalled his fight with fitness issues. He also opened up about how he overcame the problem.
Sundar Raman, who was once the right-hand man of former IPL czar Lalit Modi and played a big role in conceptualising the cash-rich league back in 2008.
Former CSK all-rounder Shane Watson felt ‘a bit sorry ‘ for Jadeja, whose extra responsibility of captaincy affected his performance. Jadeja has managed just five wickets and 116 runs from 10 matches this season.
Here are the five biggest burning questions from the high-octane RCB vs CSK clash.
The upcoming game, the 49th of the league stage, could witness MS Dhoni, back as the CSK captain after stepping down ahead of the season, achieve some personal milestones.
MS Dhoni took back the reign from Ravindra Jadeja after CSK only managed two wins from the first eight matches.
What caught everyone’s eye was legendary pacer Dale Steyn meeting Dhoni and even getting a t-shirt signed by the former India captain.