IPL: Shane Watson, skipper Dhoni fire CSK to 211/4 against Delhi

Chennai Super Kings overpower Delhi Daredevils to return to the top of the IPL table

The scorecard will show Chennai Super Kings beat Delhi Daredevils by only 13 runs, after setting a steep target of 212.

Two tournament stalwarts - Shane Watson and MS Dhoni - blitzed their way to half-centuries, together accounting for 129 of Super Kings' 211 for 4 after being put in to bat. Later in the night, they restricted the visitors to 198-5.

Earlier, openers Watson (78) and Faf du Plessis (33) provided a ideal start before skipper Dhoni and Rayudu (41 not out) finished the proceedings in style to power Chennai Super Kings to an imposing total. If DD want to be fair then after Gautam Gambhir's departure, Maxwell also has to perform and can not stay in the team because of his reputation. Pant's 79 and Vijay Shankar scored an unbeaten 54 runs off Delhi. They will, however, be anxious by captain Rohit Sharma's lack of runs in the IPL this term - 196 in seven innings - perhaps as a result of a long season with the Indian team. DD were 59-2 at the end of the powerplay, added 69-2 in the middle overs, and added a further 70 runs in the final overs.

Chennai sent in a new opening pair of Faf du Plesis (33) - playing in place of Sam Billings - and Shane Watson and boy did the move work! Raina got out cheaply and Rayudu and Watson continued the momentum when the marauding Watson (who hit 78 runs off 40 balls with four 4's and seven 6's) got out at the wrong time. I would like to complain about the first ball wicket (smiles). He would himself be third man out in the fourteenth over. Dhoni seemed a anxious man with the games in the business end of the tournament, which are staged to be conducted on small grounds to allow the weaknesses in his bowling attack come to the fore.

CSK's captain and Indian legend Mahendra Singh Dhoni ever since the 2015 World Cup has been facing questions about his future and his performances in the last couple of IPLs has been very underwhelming.

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Rayudu made it past where Dhoni was standing before he was forced to scramble back to the other end, but was found well short as Trent Boult threw down the stumps.

With a total of more than 200 to defend, Chennai unleashed their debutant pacers - South Africa's Lungi Ngidi and Kerala quick KM Asif.

Dhoni also stressed on the need to manage the workload during the hectic IPL days and cited that as a reason for making as many as four changes in the line-up that faced Delhi Daredevils.

The captain smashed seven deliveries to the boundary, including five sixes.

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