Chennai Super Kings beat Delhi Capitals by 27 runs and get closer to Playoffs spot. Elected to bat first CSK set Delhi 168 run target and restricted them to 140/8 in 20 overs. Ravindra Jadeja( 21(16) & 1/19) named Player of the Match.
Most of the Chennai batters got off to a decent starts but failed to convert it to a big one. Shivam Dube (25 runs from 12 balls) is the top scorer for Chennai.
M.S.Dhoni (20 runs from 9 balls) cameo at the end with 1 four and 2 sixes helps them to reach 167/8.
Mitchell Marsh (3/18 in 3 overs) was the pick of the bowlers among Delhi. Axar Patel (2/27 in 4 overs) , Kuldeep Yadhav (1/28 in 4 Overs) , Khaleel Ahmed (1/32 in 4 overs) and Lalit Yadhav (1/34 in 3 overs) are the wicket takers for Delhi.
Delhi lost their captain David Warner (0 runs from 2 balls) , Phil Salt (17 runs from 11 balls) and Mitchell Marsh (5 runs from 4 balls) for 25 runs in 3.1 overs. D Chahar picked David Warner in the second ball off the first over and Phil Salt in the third ball of the third over. Mitchell Marsh innings ended in run out.
CSK bowlers picked wickets regularly and put Delhi under pressure in the chase. Rilee Rossouw (35 runs from 37 balls) , Manish Pandey (27 runs from 29 balls) and Axar Patel (21 runs from 12 balls) are the top scorers for Delhi.
Spinners R Jadeja (1/19 in 4 overs) and M Ali (0/16 in 4 overs) bowled a tight spell for CSK. Matheesha Pathirana (3/37 in 4 overs) and Deepak Chahar (2/28 in 3 overs) are the other wicket takers for CSK.
Impact Player (CSK):- Matheesha Pathirana in for Shivam Dube
Impact Player (DC):- Manish Pandey in for Khaleel Ahmed
R Jadeja (Image Credit:- Twitter)
Player of the Match:- Ravindra Jadeja ( 21(16) & 1/19)
Next Match (11/05/2023):- Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals (07:30 PM , IST)