The Chennai Super Kings defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chepauk, Chennai, for game 29 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 to earn their fourth victory of the campaign. MS Dhoni, captain of Chennai, was important for the hosts in the first innings behind the stumps despite not having the opportunity to bat during the run chase. The 41-year-old, who is regarded as one of the sport’s greatest wicketkeepers, set yet another global record during his team’s match against Hyderabad.
In T20 cricket, MS Dhoni surpassed all other keepers in terms of catches. He accomplished the accomplishment by grabbing the 208th catch of his T20 career, surpassing Quinton de Kock, who has 207 catches to his credit. Additionally, the list includes individuals like Kamran Akmal (172) and Dinesh Karthik (205).
When Maheesh Theekshana dismissed Hyderabad captain Aiden Markram, MS Dhoni made the record-breaking catch. The 28-year-old got a small top edge as he attempted to cut the ball as he made room, and Dhoni made a fantastic catch with barely any time to spare.
Due to Devon Conway’s class, CSK defeated SRH with ease.
In the match between Chennai and Hyderabad in Chepauk, the home team won easily. For his team in the first inning, Ravindra Jadeja was outstanding. In his four overs of bowling, the seasoned Indian all-rounder claimed three wickets while only allowing 22 runs to be scored. After 20 overs, Chennai was able to restrict the visitors to 134 runs thanks to the 34-year-old’s masterful bowling. The Hyderabad team’s leading scorer, with 34 runs, was Abhishek Sharma.
Devon Conway improved on his outstanding form during the run chase. The hitter for the BlackCaps amassed an undefeated 77 runs in 57 deliveries. Additionally, Ruturaj Gaikwad contributed 35 runs in 30 deliveries to the hosts’ comfortable seven-wicket victory. With the exception of Umran Malik’s run-out, Mayank Markande was the only bowler for the visitors to manage to claim any wickets. He struck twice and gave up 23 runs in four overs.