MS Dhoni-led Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) regained the highest spot within the standings with an emphatic win over Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) within the thirty fifth match of IPL 2021 on the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Friday.
Chasing 157 for victory, CSK began their innings on a really robust observe, due to Ruturaj Gaikwad (38) and Faf du Plessis (31) who added 71 runs for the opening wicket. RCB captain Kohli took an excellent catch diving ahead off Yuzvendra Chahal to ship Gaikwad again to the dugout.
Quickly, Glenn Maxwell struck on his first ball of the over and eliminated the damaging trying du Plessis. Moeen Ali (23) and Ambati Rayudu (32) then steadied CSK’s chase and took them near the goal. Present ‘Purple Cap’ holder Harshal Patel picked each the wickets as RCB eyed a late comeback. Nevertheless, Suresh Raina (17*) and Dhoni (11*) took their aspect over the end line.
CSK now have to win only one recreation to qualify for the playoffs. They may subsequent face Kolkata Knight Riders on the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, September 26.
Earlier, after being put in to bat first, RCB openers – Kohli (53) and Devdutt Padikkal (70) – placed on 111 runs for the primary wicket, taking RCB complete to 90 for no loss in 10 overs. However, RCB may handle simply 156/6 of their stipulated 20 overs. The principle cause being CSK all-rounder Dwayne Bravo, who returned with spectacular figures of three/24 in his quota of 4 overs. Seam bowler Shardul Thakur additionally bagged two wickets.
Right here’s how Twitter reacted:
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) September 24, 2021
#CSK – W W W W W
— Keep Dwelling – Keep Protected – Get Vaccinated 🙏 (@hemangkbadani) September 24, 2021
— Ramesh Bala (@rameshlaus) September 24, 2021
— Chennai Tremendous Kings – Masks P😷du Whistle P🥳du! (@ChennaiIPL) September 24, 2021
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) September 24, 2021
Congrats CSK! Very properly performed. RCBians, it’s not our day, we’ve received some issues work out however it ain’t over. #RCBvCSK
— Chloe-Amanda Bailey (@ChloeAmandaB) September 24, 2021
— 𝑽𝒂𝒓𝒂𝒍𝒂𝒙𝒎𝒊 𝑺𝒂𝒓𝒂𝒕𝒉𝒌𝒖𝒎𝒂𝒓 (@varusarath5) September 24, 2021
September 24, 2007: MSD-led India scored 157 & received
— Sarang Bhalerao (@bhaleraosarang) September 24, 2021
MSD’s boys have completed it once more.
— Parvati (@paro_nair) September 24, 2021
The #CSK profitable juggernaut continues 👍 Again to the highest of the desk once more with 7/9 wins, 14 factors👌
By 6 wkts & with 11 balls to spare
— Kaushik LM (@LMKMovieManiac) September 24, 2021
— Sreedhar Pillai (@sri50) September 24, 2021
Again to again wins at UAE! @ChennaiIPL
— Thusi (@thusi_c) September 24, 2021
twenty fourth Sep
Dhoni as T20 Captain
— Damaged Cricket (@BrokenCricket) September 24, 2021
— IndiaGlitz – Tamil (@igtamil) September 24, 2021
Chennai Tremendous Kings have now received 10 of their final 12 encounters with Royal Challengers Bangalore.
— The CricViz Analyst (@cricvizanalyst) September 24, 2021
As our Skipper stated, 15-20 runs extra and it may’ve been a distinct story.
— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) September 24, 2021
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