January 26, 2022

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Match Report ; CSK v DC, 2nd Match IPL 2021

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Last time runners up will start their IPL campaign against Chennai Super Kings on 10th of April at Mumbai ‘s Wankhede stadium. Chennai Super Kings had witnessed a bad year last time, they want to make a comeback this year.

7:00 pm : Toss Update

“We will bowl first. The wicket looks a bit soft. Team will be a mix of youth and experience, have done a bit of captaincy in 2017, but my first IPL game as captain is today. Four overseas players – Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, Chris Woakes and Tom Curran. We aren’t playing in Delhi, so I think it’s better for us. We have a got some better pitches than Delhi here.” Delhi’s new captain opted.

“We were also looking for bowl first, it’s slightly difficult to defend on this ground and pitch like this. Dew could be a huge factor, but it’s cloudy today, so it might not be a factor. The combination looks good, some of the overseas players turned up late, some are in quarantine, but we are ready to go, Faf du Plessis, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran and Dwayne Bravo are our four overseas players.” MS Dhoni told at the toss.

7:40 pm : Avesh Khan strikes for Delhi, he removed faf du Plessis without scoring. Brilliant start for Delhi.

7:42 pm : Ruturaj Gaikwad got out on ball of Chris Woaks. Chennai Super Kings now in trouble after two wickets loss.

Ravi Shastri sweetly tweeted about MS Dhoni and Rishabh Pant. Ravi Shastri spend lot of time with both Pant and Dhoni. When Rishabh Pant was suffering with the bad form, Ravi Shastri was the main asset to encourage Rishabh Pant.

8:10 pm : Chennai lost their third wicket, they lost Moin Ali who was batting on 36. Moin Ali was trying to do a switch reverse hit after two consecutive sixes. The experienced Ravichandran Ashwin got the breakthrough.

8:41 pm : Suresh Raina scored another fifty and Chennai Super Kings now in hunt for big target.

8:44 pm : Suresh Raina runout by miss communication with Ravindra Jadeja. He depart after 54 runs in 36 balls.

9:16 pm : That’s the end of the CSK innings & they have posted a above par score 188/7. after loosing 2 quick wickets Moeen Ali & Suresh raina brought CSK back on the track & after loosing Suresh Raina & MS Dhoni in the quick succestion with the help of magical innings by Sam Curran CSK has managed a good score. DC will look to their openers for the good start to chase the total down.

9:58 pm : DC is off to the flyier as the powerplay ends DC openers has gave them a match winning start. Shikhar Dhawan & Prithvi Shaw are in the beast mode both are going bizzare today. DC- 65/0 after 6 overs.

10:34 pm : AND that’s the end of a brillient knock from Prithvi Shaw. After scoring a mindblowing 72 off just 38 balls. Shikhar Dhawan is still going strong after making his 50 too.DC needs only 46 runs off 35 balls.

11:07 pm : That’s the end of the 2nd match of the tournament. DELHI CAPITALS has won the match very easily. CSK looked like the team from 2020 edition. yes they are slow starters but they never ever threatened despite having a preety good score on the board. the dropped chances were costly.

Positives for CSK, A few of them, Raina, Ali, Curran batted really well, so did Jadeja after lay off. Delhi on the other hand continued to look strong & they have started very well in to the tournament. Dhawan & Shaw put on a wonderful partnership and did enough to take it beyond CSK with that opening stand. Pant came at no.3 and ensured there weren’t any hiccups. A comfortable win for DC at the end.

Man of the match : Shikhar Dhawan

Join is tomorrow again for one more exciting match between SUNRISERS HYDERABAD vs KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS.