IPL 2019, CSK vs DC: Shane Watson thanked me for scoring quickly at the beginning before he got set, says Faf du Plessis
Half-centuries from openers helped Chennai Super Kings post a six-wicket win over Delhi Capitals in IPL Qualifier 2 and Shane Watson thanked Faf du Plessis for scoring quickly in the beginning as he got time to get set.
IPL 2019, CSK vs DC: From Ishant Sharma's last ball six to the Faf du Plessis-Shane Watson mix-up, key moments from Qualifier 2
The first over of the CSK innings saw an epic mix-up between the overseas opening pair of du Plessis and Shane Watson but they were saved from embarrassment thanks to an equally messy bit of work from the Delhi fielders.
IPL 2019, CSK vs DC Match Report: Faf du Plessis, Shane Watson's fifties propel consistent Super Kings to eighth final
CSK dished out a disciplined bowling and fielding effort to first restrict DC to 147 for nine and then chased down the target with ease, reaching 151 or four in 19 overs.
CSK vs DC Highlights and Match Recap, IPL 2019 Qualifier 2, Full Cricket score: Clinical Super Kings win by six wickets; will take on MI in final
IPL 2019 Qualifier 2 Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals Live Updates: Chennai Super Kings win by six wickets, and will now meet Mumbai Indians in the final for the fourth time in the IPL. This is CSK's eight final appearance in the 10 editions that they have played till date. Talk about consistency!
Chennai aren't a team without flaws, but when you add the Dhoni touch to it, they all manage to punch above their weight and appear impossible to beat.
This was Delhi Capitals' one shot at standing on the firm ground against other teams in the fray that have previously won the IPL on multiple occasions. But they fluffed it.
IPL 2019, CSK vs DC: Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni credits tennis ball cricket for quick hands behind stumps
Mahendra Singh Dhoni is lightning quick behind the stumps and the veteran wicket-keeper batsman said it is a skill which he has developed from tennis ball cricket.
IPL 2019, CSK vs DC Match Report: MS Dhoni, spinners help Chennai dislodge Delhi from top of points table with 80-run win
Skipper MS Dhoni's prowess in the slog overs was on display yet again while home spinners bamboozled the Delhi Capitals batsmen as Chennai Super Kings prevailed in the IPL battle for top spot with a thumping 80-run win at Chennai on Wednesday.