Millions of Dhoni lovers gathered together! CSK-Rajasthan match on the last ball
It has been more than two years since former Indian captain MS Dhoni retired from international cricket. But still its popularity has not decreased a bit. On Wednesday (April 12), the same thing was confirmed once again. Fans thronged Chennai’s Chepauk Stadium to watch Dhoni. The number of people watching this match online against Rajasthan was also significant.
This match between Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals (Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals) was seen till the last ball. Chennai had a target of 176 runs to win, which Dhoni failed to achieve. MS Dhoni was on strike off the last ball and CSK needed 5 runs to win. Pacer Sandi Sharma hit two sixes in the last over, but he could not hit a four or a six off the last ball. Sandeep Sharma bowled a stunning yorker off the last ball, which even Dhoni, known for his chopper shot, could not play. However, fans believed in Dhoni till the end.
In the last over especially on the last ball the fans were looking at Dhoni with oil in their eyes. This time, as many as 5.6 crore fans were watching the match live on Star Sports channel. As many as 2.2 crore fans were watching this thrill on Jio Cinema. The team watching this match live is significant and this shows the love of the fans for Dhoni.
For one moment, 2.2 Cr Indians held their breath. Old memories rushed back. A familiar expectation took over.
It didn’t quite end like it used to but for one moment, time stood still for 20 million+ people.
One moment. One MS Dhoni. #IPLonJioCinema #TATAIPL #IPL2023 #CSKvRR pic.twitter.com/joo2Qm24Ve
— JioCinema (@JioCinema) April 12, 2023
Considering the overall match, CSK won the toss and elected to bowl first. Batting first, Rajasthan Royals managed to score 175 for 8 in 20 overs. In reply, CSK scored 172 for 6 in the allotted 20 overs. Dhoni once again played an important knock for the team. He scored an unbeaten 32 off 17 balls at a strike rate of 188.23. Earlier, Rajasthan opener Jos Buttler also shone in this match. Buttler scored 52 runs off 36 balls. (two crore fans watched the match live on Jio Cinemas to watch MS Dhoni’s last ball)
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