MS Dhoni’s Chennai Natty 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 game went down to the wire within the closing over bowled by Dwayne Bravo, the cameraman panned to Dhoni’s daughter Ziva within the stands, who became as soon as considered praying for a CSK steal.
The image straight went viral in each place social media with fans calling it ‘cutest factor ever’. Ziva became as soon as sitting on her mother Sakshi’s lap had her eyes close and became as soon as praying for a steal for her dad’s team. Quickly Twitter flooded with messages of announcing how adorable Ziva became as soon as taking a look.
— (@CricCrazyMrigu) October 4, 2021
— // (@_Beingkhiladi_) October 4, 2021
Ziva praying for CSK’s victory is the cutest factor I saw these days..
— Santhosh YVD (@Yvd_Santhosh) October 4, 2021
Meanwhile, CSK coach Stephen Fleming came in defense of skipper Dhoni, announcing he became as soon as now not the completely batter to fight on the Dubai wicket . Shimron Hetmyer conducted an unbeaten knock of 28 runs off correct 18 balls to wait on Delhi Capitals defeat CSK by three wickets with two balls to spare.
“Dhoni became as soon as now not the completely one, it became as soon as a posh day for strokeplay. 137 became as soon as nearly ample, it became as soon as a posh wicket to gain big on in phrases of big pictures, each and each teams struggled with it towards the extinguish of the innings. Infrequently, you determine your sights too excessive, doubtlessly we had been correct 10-15 runs searching getting a match-a hit gain,” said Fleming all over a virtual put up-match press convention.
“That is the convey at the present, making an strive to assess what the must haves are at three assorted grounds, there became as soon as no lack of intent. We needed to stabilize after about a mistakes. Delhi bowled successfully within the closing 5 overs, they had been if truth be told neat,” he added.
Earlier, Ambati Rayudu conducted an unbeaten knock of 55 runs off 43 balls as CSK posted a total of 136/5 within the distributed twenty overs. For Delhi Capitals, Axar Patel returned with figures of two/18.
CSK will next lock horns towards Punjab Kings on Thursday at the Dubai International Stadium.
(with ANI inputs)