Bowlers need to be more alert; 10 more runs could have made the difference: Dhoni | cricket news
Thanks mainly to the second, CSK had a good chance of winning after posting 200 for four at the MA Chidambaram Stadium devon conway Special of 92 not out, but the Shikhar Dhawan-led side scored the winning runs off the last ball to silence the Yellow Brigade on Sunday.
“We lost it in the middle few overs. You have to be aware of what you have to bowl and be clear because the batsmen are going for it (big hits). (Mathisha) Pathirana bowled well but Also we need to see whether the planning was wrong or the execution was poor.” Dhoni said.
Barring openers Conway and Ruturaj Gaikwad (37), none of the batsmen could make an impact and Dhoni Felt that his team could have scored 10 more runs.
“We should have done better with the bat. There was turn in the pitch, there was some turn when it hit the seam. The slower balls were gripping. I think 200 (runs) were par. Also towards the end of our innings, could we Could’ve got 10 more?” he questioned.
captain of the winning team Shikhar Dhawan Said it was a special feeling to beat CSK in Chennai and praised wicketkeeper Jitesh Sharma (21 off 10 balls) and Liam Livingstone (40 off 24 balls) coming to the party.
“It feels very special to beat Chennaiyin in Chennai. I am very pleased with the way we played. It shows great character from our side to bounce back from that loss and put it behind us.”
He said, “All credit goes to the team and the support staff. I was very happy with the way the bowlers bowled. When I first saw it, I thought the wicket was dry but it has good bounce. As a captain I wanted Liam.” To play more overs. And Jitesh too. The good sign is that all the boys are performing,” said Shikhar, who was involved in a 50-run partnership at the top with Prabhsimran Singh.
‘Player of the match’ Conway will be disappointed with the loss as the New Zealander scores his fifth half-century IPL 2023 And his highest score this season – 92 not out – went in vain.
Conway said, “We thought 200 was a very competitive total so we were a bit disappointed that we lost it.”
On his successful run, Conway said he likes to keep things simple.
“We felt it (the wicket) was a bit slow when you were hitting the wicket. I try not to over-complicate things. I try to keep things as simple as possible.”
“I try to work as closely as possible with (batting coach) Mike Hussey. We’ve got a lot of experience in our camp along with other players. Just try to work with them,” he added. “