Chennai Super Kings posted a photo of MS Dhoni watching the final of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.© Twitter
Former India captain MS Dhoni watched closely how Tamil Nadu batsman Shahrukh Khan came to the party against Karnataka in the final of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Monday at Arun Jaitley Stadium. Shahrukh’s last ball-six helped Tamil Nadu win the thriller by four wickets. Chennai Super Kings posted on Twitter a photo of Dhoni watching the action and wrote: “Fini See ing off in sty7e!” This is the third time that Tamil Nadu has won the Syed Mushtaq Ali Tournament, having previously won it in 2006-07 and 2020-21. The team also advanced to the finals in the 2019-20 season and eventually suffered a loss against Karnataka.
– Chennai Super Kings – Mask Pdu Whistle Pdu! (@ChennaiIPL) 22 November 2021
Meanwhile, IPL franchise Punjab Kings (PBKS) also congratulated Tamil Nadu and their batsman Shahrukh for his heroic deeds. Shahrukh hit a 15-ball 33 to take his team home.
“5 needs down 1 and SRK hits a six off the last ball to take Tamil Nadu over the line! Shahrukh Khan, your beauty! In the end, it had to be SRK who wins all the hearts!”
Come the hour, come the man!
– Punjab Kings (@PunjabKingsIPL) 22 November 2021
Abhinav Manohar and Praveen Dubey had previously played 46 and 33 innings when Karnataka scored 151/7 in the allotted twenty overs. Asked to bat first, Karnataka got off to a bad start when the team lost its first three wickets with just 32 runs on the board. Rohan Kadam (0), Manish Pandey (13) and Karun Nair (18) did not manage to stay on the track for a long time. For Tamil Nadu, Sai Kishore tipped three wickets.
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