Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni stated it felt good to come back again after two years and win on the M.A Chidambaram Stadium right here, after beating Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) within the Indian Premier League (IPL) sport final evening.
“It feels good, to come back again after two years and win. The group deserved the primary innings, the second innings. Everyone has their very own emotion ranges, however within the dugout, we wish to maintain religion in our batsmen or bowler in a selected time,” he stated.
“Constructive vitality helps. My pulse rises too — and that’s why we’ve a dressing room. I categorical myself within the dressing room however not within the dugout,” he added, on the presentation ceremony after CSK posted a five-wicket win over KKR in its first sport at dwelling on return to IPL.
Dhoni stated bowlers from each side had a tough time however the crowd should have loved.
“In case you’re too expressive within the discipline, then commentators get a number of issues to speak about. It’s good to see Sam bat the best way he batted. Sure, we did go for runs, and Kolkata did bat properly,” he stated.
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“Bowlers from each side had a tough time, however I’m positive the group loved,” he added.
KKR captain Dinesh Karthik stated it was irritating to not defend 202 and praised Andre Russell who blasted a blistering 88.
“Look, CSK had nice help and we have been anticipating that. Hats off to them. Irritating to not defend 202, however properly completed to Andre,” he stated.
“This stuff occur in T20 cricket, so that you’ve acquired to maintain your chin up and transfer on. Mainly, you should know that you just’ll lose some video games, so it’s vital to take the positives and never repeat our errors,” he added.
On his half, Sam Billings, whose very good knock of 56 helped CSK submit a nail-biting win, stated, “It was a pleasure to play in a crew of legends — with Raina (Suresh), Dhoni and Harbhajan (Singh). Mike Hussey’s batting coach as properly, so have to study as a lot as I can from these guys. We maintain choices in our head, however it’s a must to maintain three completely different plans in place,” he added.
“We confirmed within the first sport (Bravo’s blitz), that in the event you take the sport deep, then it’s by no means actually misplaced. Raina, Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja within the middle-order are huge hitters. We knew no goal is out of attain with this batting crew,” Billings stated.