Chennai Super Kings (CSK) beat Delhi Capitals (DC) by 27 runs in yesterday’s Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 match at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.
Batting first after winning the toss, Chennai were held to 167/8. However, their bowlers put in an impressive effort to restrict Delhi to 140/8.
DC made a terror start to the chase, losing three wickets for 25 runs inside four overs. Captain David Warner fell for a second-ball duck, hopping a Deepak Chahar catch to cover.
phil salt (17) looked dangerous again before missing a jerk from Chahar midway. Mitchell Marsh (5) was removed after a terrible mix-up with Manish Pandey.
Pandey (27) and Rilee Rossouw (35) added 59 for the fourth wicket to give Delhi’s innings some substance. But neither of them could continue after starting. Pandey was caught lbw by a yorker from Matheesha Pathirana, while Rossouw roughed up Ravindra Jadeja for a long time. The latter smothered DC with figures of 1/19 from four overs.
Axar Patel he attempted another comeback for the team, but was ruled out for 21 of 12 balls after being completely fooled by a slower ball from Pathirana. However, to be fair to Axar, the match was beyond Delhi’s reach by then.
CSK posts 167/8 as Marsh claims 3/18 for DC
Delhi’s all-rounder Marsh claimed 3/18 as CSK were restricted to 167/8, batting first. Axar (2/27) also impressed, seeing off Devon Conway (10) and Ruturaj Gaikwad (24). Not a single Chennai batsman reached the 30-run mark. Ajinkya Rahane (21), Shivam Dube (25), Ambati Rayudu (23) started and went out.
When Rayudu swept Khaleel Ahmed for long, Chennai were at an upset spot of 126/6. However, Jadeja (21 for 16) and MS Dhoni (20 for 9) added a crucial 38 for the seventh wicket. He CSK The captain met Ahmed in the penultimate over and hit him with two sixes and a four to ensure Chennai finished with a total of over 160.
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Dube was the top scorer for Chennai on 25 from 12, while Dhoni chipped in with 20 from nine. Jadeja (21 of 16 and 1/19) had a good all-round game. Pacer Pathirana again impressed at 3/37, while Chahar dismissed DC’s openers.
For Delhi, Marsh (3/18) and Axar (2/17) had very good performances. Rossouw (35) was the top scorer of the chase.
Jadeja was named Man of the Match for his efficient all-round effort.