Virat met Dhoni in the dressing room, what did Mahi say after being out of the playoffs?

Ronit Kawale
Ronit Kawale - Senior Editor
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New Delhi. The exit of defending champions Chennai Super Kings from the Indian Premier League was a surprise for the fans. The way Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated the team in the last league match and got the playoff ticket was no less than a miracle. The team achieved this feat by winning 6 consecutive matches. After the defeat, former Chennai captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni became very disappointed and after the end of the match, he went to the dressing room alone. It is reported that Virat Kohli met him there and an important conversation took place between the two.

Former captain of Chennai Super Kings team Mahendra Singh Dhoni had handed over the command of the team to Rituraj Gaikwad even before the start of the season. After playing 14 league matches, the team managed to reach 14 points by winning 7. RCB won the playoff battle on the basis of net run rate. In a do or die match, Bangalore team had set a target of 219 runs, in response to which Chennai team could reach only 191 runs.

After the match was over, Mahendra Singh Dhoni went straight from the field towards the dressing room. He did not shake hands with the players of the opposing team. It is reported that after winning the match, Virat Kohli went to the dressing room and met Dhoni. What conversation took place between the two during this period is also coming to light. According to media reports, Dhoni congratulated Virat for reaching the playoffs. He said, good luck in reaching the playoffs, good luck in the upcoming matches, you have to go to the final and win.

first published : May 21, 2024, 11:34 IST

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