IPL 2020, CSK vs DC: Fans Hail MS Dhoni For His Sportsmanship Towards Prithvi Shaw

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) skipper MS Dhoni was hailed by fans following a wonderful display of sportsmanship during the Indian…
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Chennai Super Kings (CSK) skipper MS Dhoni was hailed by fans following a wonderful display of sportsmanship during the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 match against Delhi Capitals (DC). Dhoni put on-field rivalry aside to assist DC opener Prithvi Shaw who seemed to be struggling with an eye issue. The veteran can be seen attempting to help the young cricketer, in a picture which has been shared by the Chennai-based franchise’s Twitter handle. “coz it’s more than just a game! #EnnamaKannuSowkyama #WhistlePodu #WhistleFromHome #Yellove #CSKvsDC,” CSK captioned the photo.

CSK suffered a consecutive defeat in the IPL against DC, with the latter emerging victorious by a margin of 44 runs. The Chennai-based franchise was restricted to 131/7 after being set a target of 176. South African pacers Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje were the key performers with the ball for Delhi Capitals, accounting for three and two wickets, respectively.  

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Shaw was the highest run-scorer for DC smashing 64 runs off 43 deliveries in an innings comprising of nine boundaries and a six. Shikhar Dhawan and Rishabh Pant also made important contributions, helping DC reach 175/3 after being sent into bat by CSK.

The Delhi-based franchise remains unbeaten in IPL 2020, following this triumph, having recorded a Super Over win in their opener against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP). CSK will be optimistic of a return to fitness for batsman Ambati Rayadu, who was a clinical performer during the side’s sole win against defending champions Mumbai Indians in the IPL 2020 opener.

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