Dubai: Chennai Tremendous Kings, three-time IPL champions, have grow to be the primary crew to be eradicated from the playoffs race for the continued Indian Premier League being performed within the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
On Sunday, CSK defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by eight wickets to maintain their slim possibilities of making it to the top-four intact. Nevertheless, Rajasthan Royals registered an excellent win over Mumbai Indians to kill the hopes of the MS Dhoni-led facet of constructing it to the playoffs.
CSK have eight factors from 12 video games and are positioned on the backside of the desk whereas Rajasthan have 10 factors from 12 matches and are positioned sixth.
Following CSK’s failure to safe a playoffs berth, Dhoni’s spouse Sakshi made a heartfelt put up saying “its just a game” and that CSK had been “winners then” and are “winners now”.
“It’s just a game…You win some you lose some!! Years gone by are witness to many enthralling victories and a few agonising defeats! Celebrating one and being heartbroken by the other! Some reasonable response others not so… Some win, some lose and others miss…It’s just a game!” Sakshi mentioned in a put up on Instagram.
“Many preachers and varied reactions! Allow emotions not to beat the very essence of sportsmanship…It’s just a game! No one wants to lose, but not all can be winners! When struck down, stunned, the walk back from the field seems long. Jubilant sounds and sighs add to the pain, inner strength takes control It’s all just a game! You were winners then, you are winners now! True warriors are born to fight as they will always be Super Kings in our hearts and in our minds!” she added.
After their loss in opposition to Mumbai Indians, Dhoni had additionally successfully accepted the three-time champions are out of the playoff race and are already trying ahead to subsequent 12 months’s competitors.
“This year hasn’t really been our year, apart from one or two games where we have batted and bowled well and fielded well together,” the CSK captain had mentioned after their 10-wicket thumping in Sharjah.
“It doesn’t always go your way, but hopefully in the next three games, we will try to maybe put our last stand,” he added.
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