Chennai Super Kings roared back to kind on Sunday after they thrashed Kings XI Punjab by 10 wickets in Dubai. After successful the toss and electing to bat, KXIP posted a complete of 178/four in 20 overs. In response, CSK openers Faf du Plessis and Shane Watson scored half centuries every to get the job performed on their very own. Watson scored an unbeaten 83 in 53 balls, whereas Faf scored an unbeaten 87 balls as CSK chased down the goal with 14 balls and 10 wickets remaining. (IPL 2020 Full Coverage)
During the course of the match, when Faf and Watson have been constructing their partnership, commentator and former India captain Sunil Gavaskar was interviewing CSK head coach Stephen Fleming. During the interview, Gavaskar jokingly requested Fleming that if Watson and du Plessis received the sport on their very own, then there will likely be no questions on Dhoni’s batting place.
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“If you win this game without losing a wicket there will be no discussions on Dhoni’s batting order, isn’t it?” – Gavaskar joked with Fleming throughout Star Sport Live broadcast.
In response, Fleming gave a cheeky response that folks still may query why Dhoni was not batting at no. 1 place.
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“It (Question) will still come up maybe he should have batted at 1. I am prepared for it every time I have a press conference but it will a nice situation to have it yes,” mentioned Fleming.
This was CSK’s 2nd win of the season and it appear after three straight defeats. Dhoni’s batting place has been one fixed strand of criticism levelled at CSK within the event. The three-time champions will subsequent face Kolkata Knight Riders on Wednesday.