IPL 2022: MS Dhoni realized his mistake, after losing to Gujarat, told where he missed

Despite Dhoni’s return to captaincy, CSK could not qualify for the playoffs.

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This was the 9th defeat of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in 13 matches of IPL 2022 and the team is in ninth place. This is the worst performance of Chennai so far in IPL history.

Even after returning to the captaincy of MS Dhoni, Chennai Super Kings are not getting a chance to taste the success continuously. knocked out of playoff race Chennai Super Kings (Chennai Super Kings) needed a win to finish the journey in a good way in their last matches, but for the time being Gujarat Titans dashed this hope. On Sunday 15 May, CSK suffered a seven-wicket defeat to top-ranking Gujarat. This was the ninth defeat for CSK, due to which the team remained in ninth place. After the match, Captain Dhoni accepted his mistake, due to which the team was already behind in this match.

In the match held at Wankhede Stadium, Dhoni won the toss and decided to bat first. However, it did not work and Chennai could score only 133 runs in 20 overs. Dhoni considered this decision as his mistake. Dhoni admitted that after winning the toss against Gujarat, the decision to bat first was not right. After the match he said, The decision to bat first was not a good one. It was difficult to hit the fast bowlers in the first half and then it was the same against the spinners.

What did Dhoni say on the batting order?

CSK changed the playing XI for this match and replaced Ambati Rayudu with Narayan Jagadeesan for the first time in this season. Jagdishan scored 39 runs in 33 balls and could not bat fast. Speaking about Jagdishan and playing XI, Dhoni said, Sai Kishore bowled well. We could have sent Shivam Dubey up but the objective of bringing N Jagadeesan into the team would not have been fulfilled. We are trying to come up with a good playing XI and will do the same in the upcoming matches.

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Worst performance in IPL history

This is only the second time in IPL history that CSK have failed to qualify for the playoffs. Earlier in the season played in UAE in 2020, CSK had a bad situation and the team finished seventh in eight teams. However, this season is the worst in the history of CSK. For the first time, the team has lost 9 matches in a season, which can also be 10. In 2020, it was defeated in 8 matches and won in 6. Chennai’s last match will be with Rajasthan Royals on May 20, where the team will try to end the season with a win.