Dhoni told that he helped Ravindra Jadeja for two matches but after that left him to take the decision himself. Dhoni said, ‘I was giving information to Jaddu in the first two matches and after that I left it to him to decide from which angle to bowl and everything else.’
Mahendra Singh Dhoni said that you do not want him to feel that someone else has captained and I was just there to toss. Dhoni said in the end, ‘Spoon feeding (repeatedly explained or told) does not help the captain. You have to take those important decisions on the field and you have to take responsibility for those decisions.
Playing first against Hyderabad, Chennai scored 202 runs for 2 wickets. Ruturaj Gaikwad scored 99 runs. In reply, Hyderabad team could only manage 189 runs for 6 wickets. Nicholas Pooran scored 64 runs. Mukesh Chaudhary dismissed 4 batsmen.