DC vs CSK IPL 2024, Match in Pictures: Pant stars as Delhi beats Chennai by 20 runs despite Dhoni’s heroics

Visakhapatnam erupted as MS Dhoni walked in for practice ahead of the match

Prithvi Shaw and David Warner gave Delhi a flying start, scoring 62 in the first six overs

David Warner’s blistering innings of 52 off 35 was cut short by a stunning catch by Matheesha Pathirana off Mustafizur Rahman

Prithvi Shaw, in his first match of IPL 2024, scored a quickfire 43 off just 23

Matheesha Pathirana, with a vicious yorker at 150 kph, ended Mitchell Marsh’s innings of 18 off 12

Pathirana then cleaned up Tristan Stubbs with yet another fiery yorker in the same over to restrict DC to 134/4 in 15 overs

Rishabh Pant announced himself in IPL 2024 with crucial 51 off 32 to help his team post 191 on the scoreboard

Khaleel Ahmed removed Ruturaj Gaikwad and Rachin Ravindra in his first two overs to restrict CSK to 7/2 in 3 overs

Ajinkya Rahane and Daryl Mitchell resurrected CSK’s innings and added 68 runs for the fourth wicket

Ajinkya Rahane’s 45 off 30 stabilised CSK’s innings and laid the foundation for the hard-hitters to close the chase

MS Dhoni walked in to bat in a competitive match after 307 days and struck a four off the first ball

MS Dhoni turned back the clock with some spectacular strikes on his way to 37 off 16 but DC clinched the match 20 runs