MS Dhoni scripts unique record with victory over Rajasthan Royals

MS Dhoni led the team by example as he scored 58 off 43 balls and he was supported brilliantly by Ajinkya Rahane (57 off 47 balls) as CSK bounced back after losing four wickets early to maintain their top spot in the IPL points table.

NEW DELHI: MS Dhoni became the first cricketer in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL) to win 100 matches as skipper after Chennai Super Kings defeated Rajasthan Royals by four wickets in Jaipur on Thursday.

Dhoni led the team by example as he scored 58 off 43 balls and he was supported brilliantly by Ambati Rayudu (57 off 47 balls) as CSK bounced back after losing four wickets early to maintain their top spot in the IPL points table.

Dhoni has now led CSK in 166 matches with 100 wins, 65 losses and one match ending in no result.

It was a thrilling finish to the game as CSK needed 18 runs in the final over and they were able to clinch the encounter thanks to two towering sixes from Ravindra Jadeja and Mitchell Santner.

 

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