Currently, the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Mumbai Indians (MI) are locking horns with each other in order to seal a spot in the final of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019. After winning the toss, the CSK skipper, MS Dhoni decided to bat first and his decision came back to bite yellow army as they lost three wickets in the powerplay itself.
During toss, the MI skipper, Rohit Sharma revealed that they have made just one change as Jayan Yadav came back in the squad to replace Mitchell McClenaghan. On the other hand, CSK had forced change as the injured Kedar Jadhav was replaced by Murali Vijay.
In the third over of the game itself, CSK lost the crucial wicket of Faf du Plessis off the bowling of Rahul Chahar. Following that, Suresh Raina was also dismissed by Jayant in the next over itself. Chennai lost Shane Watson on the final ball of the powerplay off the bowling of Krunal Pandya. After that, Amabti Rayudu started building a partnership with Vijay as they added 33 runs for the fourth wicket before the latter getting out in the 13th over of Chahar.
Dhoni came out to bat after that dismissal and along with Rayudu, he took his team to the end of the innings. Both of the started smashing the MI bowlers, especially Jayant Yadav and took CSK to the total of 122/4 at the 19-over mark. However, on the first ball of the final over bowled by Jasprit Bumrah witnessed the maximum possible drama as first Dhoni got out on a full-toss as he lost the control of his bat and then it was revealed that the bowler delivered a no-ball.
Dhoni went for an expansive shot, but his bat flew over his shoulder into the leg side and the ball went to Ishan Kishan runs back and catches it at point. Later on, the umpire checked for a no-ball and clarified that it was a no-ball it is.
Here is the video of the drama:
one ball drama…!!https://t.co/yfHl9QB9Ok
— Vidshots (@Vidshots1) May 7, 2019