The team played three matches after Dhoni regained the captaincy of the Chennai Super Kings. In all three, the team’s openers Ruturaj Gaikwad and Dewan Conway were instrumental in the team’s victory. Chennai are making a huge score as these two players are forming a huge partnership for the first wicket. Gaikwad and Conway shared more than 100 for the first wicket in Chennai’s last two matches.
Chennai scored 202 against Sunrisers Hyderabad. Both the openers put on 182 for the first wicket. Ruturaj Gaikwad was out for 99. Conway was unbeaten on 85. 208 against Delhi .. Both the openers scored 110 for the first wicket. Ruthuraj scored 41 and Conway 87 in the match. However, Ruturaj led the pavilion with 28 runs against Bangalore. Conway led the team with 56 runs.
Dewan Conway has scored half-centuries in the last three matches played by Chennai. If Chennai are to win against Mumbai today too, the two openers will have to form a huge partnership once again. After that Oothappa, even if Rayudu is not so good .. I can say that in the end, Captain Dhoni’s playing is something that will unite Chennai. It remains to be seen whether the Chennai openers will play consistently today.