IPL kickstarted on March 26th, 2022. KKR won the first match against CSK in the Inauguration match of the IPL at Wankhede stadium Mumbai.
CSK put a total of 131 against KKR. It was due to Dhoni’s heroics CSK reached a challenging total. Umesh Yadav Kolkata Kinght Riders fast bowler started with a flyer dismissing CSK openers Ruturaj Gaikwad and Conway. CSK failed to captialize in the middle overs as wicket started in regular intervals.
MS Dhoni and new CSK Captain Ravinda Jadeja captilaized the middle and death overs but still managed to put a total 131 runs which was not enough. CSK were short of around 20 runs
Coming out to bat KKR started the innings on a higher note. From one end Ajinkya Rahane hold the innings while from other end wickets were falling. A total of 131 still were manageable for KKR as they won easily chasing the total in 18.3 overs.
The best thing in the match was witnessing MS Dhoni’s Innings. Dhoni seemed in excellent touch even after not playing any competitive cricket which is a good sign for Chennai Super Kings and fans.
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