IPL 2023: MS Dhoni’s hammering and Sandeep Sharma’s yorkers win fans’ heart on Twitter

The match went down to the wire in the closing stages when CSK were chasing 176 at MA Chidambaram Stadium. Needing 60 runs from the last five overs, Dhoni had a crucial stand with Ravindra Jadeja with the latter bringing the side back in the game with two sixes and a four off Jason Holder in the penultimate over.

MS Dhoni shakes hands with Adam Zampa and Sandeep Sharma.

Needing 21 runs off the final over, Dhoni smashed back-to-back sixes after two wides by Sandeep Sharma under pressure. However, the bowler responded well by giving away just three runs in the remaining three deliveries with back-to-back perfect yorkers to seal the win.

There were other performers in the game as well with R Ashwin scoring a 22-ball 30 and then delivering two wickets as well to clinch the man of the match award. Apart from him, CSK’s Devon Conway and RR’s Jos Buttler scored half-centuries while opening the innings.

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