Chennai Super Kings got 3rd victory in IPL

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Sunday, April 22nd, 2018 | 0

Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals are the two newest teams in the ongoing season of Indian Premier League. Newest means they have joined in the tournament after two seasons. Though both of them are the founding members of IPL but they suffered two years suspension from IPL. In 2015, this two teams last time played IPL when they did illegal betting action and due to the reason, IPL governing committee suspended them for two seasons. Now, after two seasons they have rejoined here. In the ongoing season of IPL, Rajasthan Royals did not present much impressive performance but their opponent Chennai Super Kings are playing well. They started the tournament with victory and considering the schedule, this comparatively new teams have faced against each other for the first time in the tournament. In the match, Chennai Super Kings got 3rd victory in IPL and this time their prey was Rajasthan Royals.

Chennai Super Kings got 3rd victory in IPL

Chennai Super Kings is one of the top rated franchise team in IPL which has won number of titles already. And in the ongoing season, they are in good form and it seems that they are on the way to the title. They have played already four matches in the tournament of IPL and managed three victories so far. So, CSK is in 2nd position on the IPL point table now. On the other side, Rajasthan Royals failed to make a good start. They faced defeat in their opening match after couple of years and considering their last match, they played five matches already where among them they won twice times so far.

In 20th April, 2018 the 17th match of Indian Premier League was executed at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune which is the home venue of Chennai Super Kings. In the match, Rajasthan Royals won the toss and decided to bowl first. So, CSK had to come to the bat first.

Watson and Rayudu started the match for CSK where Watson made an incredible century out there. In 57 balls, he made 106 runs so far. By making nine 4’s and six 6’s, he did that score. Raina scored 46 runs but skipper Dhoni scored only five runs. At the end of 20 overs CSK did able to present a handsome score which was 204 runs in exchange for five wickets. Gopal took three wickets and Laughlin took two wickets for the team RR.

Rajasthan Royals failed to chase the score but in 18.3 overs they lost all wickets. In the meantime, they scored 140 runs so far. Ben Stokes scored 45 runs highest for the team.

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