CSK beat RCB by 5 wickets

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 | 0

Chennai Super Kings which is also known as CSK is one of the reputed franchise team in Indian Premier League and they have won couple of times the title of the tournament. But also they are one of the two teams which was punished from the tournament for two seasons and now after two seasons, they have returned to the competition once again. As soon as they have returned they are dominating the tournament once again. They are in the 2nd position on IPL point table. Today we would like to talk about their 6th match of the tournament which was against Royal Challengers Bangalore. In the match, CSK beat RCB by 5 wickets. By winning the match against RCB, Chennai Super Kings won total five matches out of six where they lost only once.

CSK beat RCB by 5 wickets

On the other side, once top franchise team Royal Challengers Bangalore or RCB is passing very bad time. They are in 7th position by winning only two matches so far. RCB also played six matches here already and they seems not qualify for the next playoff round. Though, still half matches are in hand for all teams.

RCB is one of the favourite team in Indian Premier League which consists of some top rated players like Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers and some others. But still they failed to judge their name in the season.

The match against Chennai Super Kings was the 24th match of the tournament where the host team was Royal Challengers Bangalore. The match was grounded at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in 25th April, 2018. Though, RCB faced their opponent at their home venue, but they could not win the match. Chennai Super Kings won the toss earlier and decided to bowl first.

De Kock and Kohli started the innings for RCB in the match. Kock played well and scored 53 runs in 37 balls where Kohli scored 18 runs only. De Villiers also played well and made highest 68 runs in only 30 balls. Mandeep Singh scored 32 runs as well. Based on their score team RCB ended their innings scoring 205 runs in exchange for eight wickets. Bravo, Tahir and Thakur took two wickets each for the team CSK.

205 was an amazing total in IPL and tough to chase. Watson and Rayudu started to chase dominancely. Rayudu was the successful batsman against RCB bowlers who scored 82 runs highest in 53 balls. Later, captain Dhoni made the finishing touch by scoring 70 runs in 34 balls. So, in 19.4 overs CSK reached the target and won the match by five wickets.

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