PTI | Up to date: April 11, 2018, 11:33 AM IST

IPL 2018: Feels Good to Come Back and Start With a Win, Says Dhoni

MS Dhoni of the Chennai SuperKings throughout match 5 of the Indian Premier League. (BCCI)

Chennai: Chennai Tremendous Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni mentioned it felt good to return again after two years and win on the M A Chidambaram Stadium right here, after beating Kolkata Knight Riders within the IPL.”It feels good, to return again after two years and win. The group deserved the primary innings, the second innings. All people has their very own emotion ranges, however within the dugout, we prefer to preserve religion in our batsmen or bowler in a specific time,” he mentioned.

”Constructive vitality helps. My pulse rises too – and that is why now we have 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 in over KKR in its first sport at house on return to IPL.

Dhoni mentioned bowlers from either side had a tough time however the crowd should have loved.

“For those who’re too expressive within the area, then commentators get a whole lot of issues to speak about. It is good to see Sam bat the way in which he batted. Sure, we did go for runs, and Kolkata did bat properly,” he mentioned.

“Bowlers from either side had a tough time, however I am positive the gang loved,” he added.

KKR captain Dinesh Karthik mentioned 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 accomplished to Andre,” he mentioned.

“This stuff occur in T20 cricket, so you have to preserve your chin up and transfer on. Principally, you’ll want to know that you’re going to lose some video games, so it is essential to take the positives and never repeat our errors,” he added.

On his half, Sam Billings, whose excellent knock of 56 helped CSK publish a nail-biting win, mentioned, “It was a pleasure to play in a group of legends – with Raina, Dhoni and Harbhajan.”

“Mike Hussey’s batting coach as properly, so must study as a lot as I can from these guys. We preserve choices in our head, however it’s a must to preserve three totally different plans in place,” he added.

“We confirmed within the first sport (Bravo’s blitz), that should you take the sport deep, then it is by no means actually misplaced. Raina, Dhoni, Jadeja within the middle-order are massive hitters. We knew no goal is out of attain with this batting group,” Billings mentioned

First Printed: April 11, 2018, 11:33 AM IST


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