MS Dhoni’s Chennai Shiny Kings slumped to a nail-biting three-wicket loss to Delhi Capitals in an IPL 2021 clash in Dubai on Monday (October 4). Because the sport went the total manner down to the wire in the closing over bowled by Dwayne Bravo, the cameraman panned to Dhoni’s daughter Ziva in the stands, who became seen praying for a CSK purchase.
The image straight away went viral far and wide social media with followers calling it ‘cutest thing ever’. Ziva became sitting on her mother Sakshi’s lap had her eyes shut and became praying for a purchase for her dad’s team. Rapidly Twitter flooded with messages of claiming how lovable Ziva became having a idea.
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Ziva praying for CSK’s victory is the cutest thing I saw this day..
— Santhosh YVD (@Yvd_Santhosh) October 4, 2021
Meanwhile, CSK coach Stephen Fleming got here in defence of skipper Dhoni, saying he became now now not the finest batter to strive against on the Dubai wicket. Shimron Hetmyer played an unbeaten knock of 28 runs off merely 18 balls to serve Delhi Capitals defeat CSK by three wickets with two balls to spare.
“Dhoni became now now not the finest one, it became a provocative day for strokeplay. 137 became nearly ample, it became a provocative wicket to ranking big on by the usage of big photographs, both teams struggled with it in direction of the finish of the innings. In most cases, you rating 22 situation your sights too high, more than likely we have confidence been merely 10-15 runs in need of getting a match-a hit ranking,” acknowledged Fleming all the plot via a virtual post-match press convention.
“That is the subject in the point out time, attempting to assess what the necessities are at three assorted grounds, there became no lack of intent. We needed to stabilise after just a few errors. Delhi bowled neatly in the last 5 overs, they have confidence been in actual fact tidy,” he added.
Earlier, Ambati Rayudu played an unbeaten knock of 55 runs off 43 balls as CSK posted a total of 136/5 in the dispensed twenty overs. For Delhi Capitals, Axar Patel returned with figures of two/18.
CSK will next lock horns against Punjab Kings on Thursday on the Dubai Worldwide Stadium.
(with ANI inputs)