Chennai Super Kings won by 13 runs

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Friday, May 4th, 2018 | 0

Chennai Super Kings or CSK has come to the Indian Premier League competition couple of years later. But after rejoining into the competition, they are showing very impressive performance. They are holding the 2nd position on IPL point table this season. In the match against Delhi Daredevils, Chennai Super Kings won by 13 runs. The match was very contesting though, CSK did present very high target in front of DD. DD went too close to the victory. But bad luck. They left the ground with defeat.

Chennai Super Kings won by 13 runs

The match against Delhi Daredevils was the 8th match of both teams Chennai Super Kings and DD. By playing same number of matches, Chennai Super Kings won six times where their opponent Delhi Daredevils won twice times so far.

So, DD are in 6th position on the point table and their chance to play the qualifier round were getting down. Delhi Daredevils played the match at the home venue of CSK. But they played hard. Delhi Daredevils got the toss winning favour and decided to bowl first. So, CSK came to open their innings.

It was the 30th match of the tournament which took place in 30th April, 2018 at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium. Through the victory, Chennai Super Kings has owned the record of winning 100th victory in the T20 competition.

Watson and Du Plessis started the match for CSK. Opening partnership added 102 runs in the scoreboard when Du Plessis scored 33 runs and Watson scored highest 78 runs in 40 balls. He made heavy hit in his innings. Later, Rayudu played also well with captain Dhoni. Dhoni was undefeated with 51 runs and Rayudu scored 41 runs so far. In 20 overs CSK scored 211 runs in exchange for four wickets.

Later, DD came to chase 211 runs in 20 overs. The score was too high to chase. Shaw and Munro started the innings for Delhi Daredevils. Munro scored 26 runs. Only Pant and Shankar played well in the match for DD. Pant scored 79 runs in 45 balls. He made seven 4’s and four 6’s in his innings. Besides, Shankar remained unbeaten with 54 runs. He played 31 balls so far. Finally by losing five wickets DD scored 198 runs in exchange for five wickets. Asif took two wickets highest for CSK in the match. So, Delhi Daredevils faced defeat by only 13 runs against CSK.

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