India has not won yet big titles under Virat Kohli's leadership. Royal Challengers Bangalore still has not been successful in the IPL under his leadership. On the other hand, India has won the ICC Champions Trophy title, including the 50-over and T-Twenty World Cup, under Dhoni's back end. Dhoni's team is the most successful team of the Chennai Super Kings tournament in the IPL. On Saturday night, the two teams met in the opening match of the Twenty20 tournament. Dhoni's Chennai win the seven-wicket haul of seven wickets for just 70 runs in the match against the two superstars of Indian cricket.
Captain Dhoni has decided to bowl after winning the toss at the Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. He gave the ball to experienced Harbhajan Singh at the beginning. In the fourth over of the innings, Bengaluru got out of the opening by opening the innings and gave confidence to Harbhajan. After that, Chennai's spinners – Tarija Harbhajan, Imran Tahir and Ravindra Jadeja were bowled out for just 70 runs in 17.1 overs. Opener Parthiv Patel top scored with 29 runs as the only batsman in the team to reach double figures. Harbhajan and Imran Tahir took three wickets each and Rabindra Jadeja took two wickets.
In reply, Chennai opener Shane Watson was dismissed out for a personal score. However, the batsman's batsmen, after scoring 71 runs in 17.4 overs, needed three wickets to win.
Chennai Super Kings have started this year's IPL with a great win at the hands of an experienced captain. On the other hand, Kohli started with defeat in Bangalore Chennai Super Kings: Harbhajan Singh