CSK defeated Delhi Capitals by 4 wickets in Qualifier 1 as Dhoni returned to type with a a lot wanted 18 off six balls. Uthappa contributed with 63 off 44 balls to set a sturdy basis for the Super Kings’ chase of 173.
Uthappa was seen interacting together with his teammate Ruturaj Gaikwad after CSK’s victory over DC in a video posted on IPL’s web site.
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“I was sitting out for 10-11 games and when the opportunity came, I wanted to be true to myself,” mentioned Uthappa.
“When I came out to bat, my only thought process was to stitch up a great partnership with you (Ruturaj Gaikwad) and make sure that we set up a foundation,” he added.
Both the CSK gamers additionally lauded their skipper, Mahendra Singh Dhoni for his classic fashion end to take the crew in yellow to its ninth last.
In the final two overs, CSK wanted 24 runs however Avesh Khan dismissed set batsman Ruturaj Gaikwad on the primary ball. Dhoni whacked a six and the match got here down to 13 wanted off the final six balls.
In the ultimate over, Tom Curran eliminated Moeen Ali however Dhoni held the nerves to seal the CSK spot within the last.