IPL 2019: Dhoni unhappy with Chennai pitch despite 4 wins at home

Chennai Super Kings won another low-scoring home match, with the spinner-friendly Chepauk pitch working a treat for M. S. Dhoni and CSK's spinners.

The spinner-friendly Chepauk pitch allowed M. S. Dhoni and Chennai Super Kings to play to their strength.   -  AP

Chennai Super Kings captain M. S. Dhoni has criticised the “low-scoring” Chepauk pitch after his team secured a seven-wicket win with eight balls to spare against Kolkata Knight Riders.

“I don’t think we want to be playing on these tracks. It becomes too low scoring," Dhoni said. "It becomes slightly difficult for our batsmen as well. After losing (Dwayne) Bravo, it is slightly difficult for us to get the combination right."

“We have been cribbing about the track but we have ended up winning the game.”

The inspirational skipper was all praise for veteran spinners Harbhajan Singh and Imran Tahir, who delivered yet again for CSK.

“Age is on their side (laughs). Bhajji (Harbhajan) has done well in whatever games he has played. I have fallen back on Tahir and he has done the job. He has confidence in me. He has got a very good flipper,” Dhoni said.

“He (Tahir) is someone who if you tell that this is the right pace to bowl on, he does it most of the times. I feel its important not to have the same plans for batters,” he added.

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