DD take on CSK after winning the toss and they decide to bowl first. Faf Du Plessis and Shane Watson open the inning for CSK.
DD take on CSK after winning the toss and they decide to bowl first. Faf Du Plessis and Shane Watson open the inning for CSK. After the failure of 2 or 3 innings, Shane Watson came back into the form. Both of the openers give a healthy start to their team. They complete the opening stand and partnership of 50 runs in 6th over and CSk 56-0 after the powerplay. Shane Watson completes his fifty runs on 24 balls. After the opening partnership of 102 runs in 11th over Du Plessis lose his wicket after 33.
In the very next over Glenn Maxwell pick up Mr. IPL Suresh Raina’s wicket. Then the man of this IPL Ambati Rayudu came in and continue the flow of runs. On 78 Shane Watson find a man on long off when he tries to hit Mishra over long off and CSK 130-3.
Then Best Finisher in the world cricket MS Dhoni came in. He hit raining sixes to the DD bowlers. Ambati rayudu makes the full part in this entertaining inning. Dhoni was also dropped on deep mid wicket when he was on 31.
CSK score 211 after 20 overs and Dhoni finish the inning with 51 of 22 balls having the strike rate of over 230.
DD Batting :
Prithvi Shaw and Colin Munro open for DD and does give a promising start to the team. They lose Prithvi shaw on 10 in 2 over.
Then the skipper Shreyas Iyer came into bat and he was looking in a good form. Colin Munro played some good shots with good strike rate. But he does not take it long enough and his flow was broken after 26 runs and DD 42-2 after 5.
Captain Shreyas Iyer was run out and DD was in a deep deep trouble. But next man Maxwell also don’t have a good IPL this season. Then Vijay Shankar and R pant took the responsibility to make a good partnership and took that match until the end. Pant complete 50 runs in 34 deliveries. R Pant and Vijay Shankar give some hope to the team. Through this partnership. On 70 runs Rishabh pant was caught by Ravindra Jadeja on the deep cover and DD 162-5.
Vijay Shankar hit 3 sixes to bravo in 19th over but till then the water was over the head. He completed 50 in 28 deliveries and DD goes near to the total and score was 198-5. That’s how CSK won by 13 runs.