IPL 2021: CSK VS DC Result
Delhi Capitals won its season opener against Chennai Superkings on the 10th of April. They chased down 189 pretty easily after restricted CSK on 188 for 7.
DC Captain Rishabh Pant invited CSK for batting after winning the toss. CSK openers failed to give a good start, as both the openers were back in the pavilion when the CSK score was 7.
However, MR. IPL Suresh Raina and England allrounder Moeen Ali took the responsiblity and played through the powerplay without furthure loss, until Moeen got out on 36.
But Raina was looking in great touch even after having less game time. Unfortunately, he got run out, on 56. Once again, CSK was in trouble and it only increased when dhoni was sent back on duck, leaving CSK reeling at 137 for 6.
CSK Comeback in Death Overs
In spite of that CSK managed to add more than 50 runs in the last 5 overs. This was possible because the duo of Ravindra Jadeja and Sam Curran smashed sixes and fours around the fence. Coming with great form the English Allrounder added 34 on just 15 balls.
As a result, CSK reached to a good total, 188 for 7.
DC Openers dominance
In reply, DC got a flying start with Prithivi Shaw and Dhawan scoring runs comfortably. They managed to score 65 runs in the powerplay without losing any wicket.
The duo kept on playing attacking cricket and the CSK looking bowler totally clueless. However, Shaw did gave two catches, but the CSK fielders failed here as well.
The Opening partnership broke on 138, however, the damage was done as shaw score healthy 72 runs before getting back to Pavillion. He smashed 9 fours and 3 sixes in his inning.
After that, Shikhar made sure that Delhi didn’t have any hiccups winning the game. He scored 85 hitting 10 fours and 2 sixes at a strike rate of 157. He was also awarded the Player of the Match award for his splendid performance.
DC newly appointed Captain took his team home by hitting the winning run. DC managed to chase down the target with 8 balls left.
As expected this was a high scoring game, on the venue of Wankhede. CSK will look to strengthen their bowling in the next match after this slaughter.