Chennai Super Kings registered their second victory in the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League and they defeated Rajasthan Royals in a royal manner as the team which is under the leadership of the captain cool Mahendra Singh Dhoni defeated Rajasthan Royals by 45 and showcased a brilliant performance in the bowling and batting department. So without making any further delay let’s dive into the article to check out the complete details of the match between Chennai Super Kings versus Rajasthan Royals.
Sanju Samson won the toss and asked Chennai Super Kings to bat first and the batting lineup of Chennai Super Kings presented a stable and calm performance, as everyone played their part in the match. Gaikwad went back to the pavilion after scoring 10 runs and his opening partner and the most dependable player Faf du Plessis scored 37.
All-rounder Moeen Ali and the most favourite middle-order batsman of Chennai Super Kings batting lineup Suresh Raina scored 26 and 18 respectively. Ambati Rayudu smashed 27 runs while Bravo added 20 runs in his account. Having said that, Dhoni once again disappointed his fans as he was not able to find the momentum and scored 18 runs from 17 balls. The men in yellow jersey finished their innings at 188 runs with the loss of 9 wickets after 20 overs.
In the reply, Rajasthan Royals started with a positive attitude as Jos Buttler and Manan Vohra started positively but Vohra went back to the pavilion after scoring 14 runs while Butler continuously played strongly and the captain of Rajasthan Royals went back to the pavilion for just one trans and that was a shocking incident for the fans and the franchise.
Joss Butler smashed 49 runs from just 35 balls and that was the only innings of Rajasthan Royals which can be cheered. After that, we witness for a batting collapse and Rahul Teewatia and Unadkat scored 20 and 24 runs respectively but that was not enough for Rajasthan Royals to seal the match and they lost to Chennai Super Kings by 45.
It is worth mentioning that Moeen Ali removed three wickets while R. Jadeja and Sam Curran picked two wickets.