Sachin Tendulkar high-scored for Mumbai with a knock of 48 in 2010 IPL final against CSK.© AFP
Chennai Mountainous Kings (CSK), the three-time Indian Premier League champions, won their maiden title in 2010, beating Mumbai Indians within the final on the DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai. Chasing 169 for the remove, Mumbai Indians were smartly no longer off course before MS Dhoni’s “homework” helped the Chennai-based franchise to remove preserve watch over of the complaints and finally pick the trophy. Shadab Jakati, dilapidated CSK left-arm spinner, in a chat with Wisden India published how MS Dhoni’s intention against Mumbai’s excellent-handed batsmen worked and he got the prized scalp of Sachin Tendulkar.
“I had gone for 21 runs in my first two overs,” Jakati recalled. “With left-hander Abhishek Nayar batting, Dhoni told me I’d now bowl within the middle overs,” Jakati acknowledged.
“(He saved) me for the greatest-handers – Sachin Tendulkar, Ambati Rayudu and Kieron Pollard. We had carried out our homework against MI’s excellent-handers, who were doubtlessly dilapidated against left-arm spinners,” the spinner added.
Dhoni’s opinion worked and Jakati, in his third over, gave away accurate 5 runs and got Tendulkar chipping a straight supply to mid-off while two deliveries later, he got Saurabh Tiwary caught within the deep.
Chennai defeated Mumbai by 22 runs to make a selection their maiden IPL title.
Extra speaking on the captaincy ways of MS Dhoni, Jakati mentioned that Dhoni permits every bowler to think on their very occupy and easiest when things compose no longer trot fixed with the intention, he chips in along with his suggestion.
“He by no way attended any bowlers’ meeting,” Jakati acknowledged. “(That is) purely because he backs his occupy instincts and intestine feeling at that inform time of the match. He gave us freedom to map shut our fields, and if it did no longer work, he’d advise his brains. Nonetheless the first preference used to be us,” Jakati concluded.
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