IPL 2020: The first match of IPL (IPL-14) was played between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings (MI Vs CSK), the match CSK won with 5 wickets. Ambati Rayudu, who scored 71 off 48 balls, was the man of the match. For the first time after retirement, Dhoni (MS Dhoni) appeared on the ground. Fans wanted to see him play. As soon as he landed on the ground for the first time, everyone was shocked. Dhoni's beard (MS Dhoni New Beard Style) remained the subject of discussion. When MS Dhoni arrived during the toss, Murali Karthik, who was present with the match referee, was surprised to see his biceps. Wife Sakshi (Sakshi) was also impressed by Dhoni's beard style (MS Dhoni Beard Look). He wrote 'How Handsome', putting a photo on Instagram Story.
After CSK opted to win the toss and bowl, Karthik asked Dhoni how he used the time away from cricket during the lockdown, to which he replied that he had the freedom to spend time to keep himself fit. . He even praised all the team members for using the time well.
Dhoni said in the toss, "It was Liberty to keep myself fit and give time to myself in lockdown. I congratulate every member of my team, they did the same."
Dhoni was playing cricket after more than a year. At the last moment, when Faf du Plessis took the winning run, Dhoni was at the non-striker end. CSK started the IPL 2020 campaign by defeating defending champions Mumbai Indians by five wickets.
This was Dhoni's first match as he announced his retirement from international cricket on 15 August and he looked as sharp as before. However, he could not do anything special with the bat. But he captained brilliantly, helping CSK win the match.
Chennai Super Kings will next compete with Rajasthan Royals, which will be played on 22 September. This match will be played at Sarajah Cricket Stadium.