After Chahar’s bowling effort of 4 for 13, Moeen Ali (46) and Faf du Plessis (36 not out) helped CSK beat Punjab by six wickets to file their first win of the season.
Bravo is the go to bowler through the closing phases, however CSK skipper Dhoni was extraordinarily happy with the expansion of Chahar as a matured loss of life bowler who will get lots of buy than the others.
“Overall the years, he has matured into a death bowler too but he’s somebody who gets more purchase than other bowlers. If you’re looking to attack, why not finish his first four overs. Bravo can bowl at the death. It’s not a secret,” Dhoni mentioned.
The CSK captain additionally spoke about England all-rounder Moeen Ali push up the order and mentioned his group have to take advantage of of the sources accessible to them.
“We felt if Moeen bats up the order, we can make use of the resources that we got. Moeen is a very good timer of the ball and plays authentic shots. We have to make the most of the resources.”
Dhoni, who performed his two hundredth match for CSK, recalled his IPL journey, stating it has been a really lengthy one and made him really feel good, but additionally joked that it made him really feel very outdated.
“(200 matches) Makes me feel very old, and it has been a very long journey. It started in 2008 – played in SA, Dubai, and back home. Never thought Mumbai would be our home.”
While he lauded the Mumbai wicket, Dhoni was not pleased with the relaid pitch on the M A Chidambaram stadium in Chennai.
“After the wicket was relaid, we found it difficult to adjust to conditions. This is a very good wicket, but it depends on the conditions on that day. The ball moved today, but it didn’t swing around a lot. There was no dew and enough seam movement,” he added.
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