Mahendra Singh Dhoni did not play against Sunrisers Hyderabad yesterday as he was suffering from stiff back. But MS Dhoni was on the ground after the match ended and talked to some opposition players. Dhoni was seen gelling up with David Warner along with Vijay Shankar, Sandeep Sharma and his team-mate Shradul Thakur.
This is not the first time Dhoni was seen talking to opposition players, he do it quite often. Dhoni shook hands with SRH players after thematch got over and went to talk with Warner.
In absence of MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina was made the skipper of CSK but unfortunately they lost the game by 6 wickets to Sunrisers Hyderabad. David Warner played a crucial part in SRH’s victory as he scored 50 off just 25 balls.
Chennai Super Kings had eight wins out of the 10 matches they have played against Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL so far but now the head to head count is 8-3. CSK won all four matches against SRH last year including the finals.
MS Dhoni might play in the next match as confirmed by CSK’s stand-in captain Suresh Raina in a post match interview. CSK is comfortably sitting at top of the points table having won seven out of the nine matches they have played so far. Meanwhile SRH is at number five with eight points to their name.
Chennai Super Kings will play their next match against Royal Challengers Bangalore in M Chinnaswamy stadium on April 21 at 8:00 pm.