Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels that his team’s tremendous “experience” has paid off during the five-wicket victory over defending champions Mumbai Indians in the IPL opener on Saturday.
Ambati Rayudu and Faf Du Plessis set up the win with a 115-run stand for the third wicket, while Piyush Chawla was exceptional with the ball aided by likes of Sam Curran, Deepak Chahar and Lungi Ngidi.
“The experience pays off, everyone talks about it. You get it only after you play a lot of games. 300 ODIs is a dream for anybody to play and when you put an XI on the field, you need a good mix of youngsters and experienced players,” Dhoni said at the post-match presentation ceremony.
“You need the experienced players to guide the youngsters on and off the field. The young players get 60-70 days with the seniors in the IPL.”
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