IPL 2021: CSK VS RCB Match 35 Reports

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Sharjah 24th Sep 2021: In Match 35 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) defeated Royal Challengers Bangalores by six wickets at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium

Chennai won the toss and, skipper MS Dhoni elected to field. Royal Challengers could only score 156 runs for the Six wickets in 20 Overs. RCB scored 55/0 in the powerplay, Royal Challengers openers Virat Kohli and Devdutt Padikkal added 111 runs for the first wicket. But in the end, there was a spectacular comeback by CSK. DJ Bravo (3/24), Shardul Thakur (2/29) were the main wickets taker for the CSK. Outstanding bowled by Shardul Thakur (4-0-29-2). He took the wicket of Ab De Villiers and Devdutt Padikkal.

Chasing a target of 156 runs, Chennai Super Kings scored 59/0 in the first six overs. Chennai’s openers Rituraj Gaikwad and Faf Du Plessis added 71 runs for the first wicket, Yuzvendra Chahal provided the first breakthrough for RCB, He took the wickets of Ruturaj Gaikwad (38). CSK achieved the target after lost four wickets in 18.1 over. Harshal Patel 2/23 and Yuzvendra Chahal 1/26 were the main wickets taker for the RCB.

Match summary: Chennai Super Kings 157/4 (Rituraj Gaikwad 38, Ambati Rayudu 32; Harshal Patel 2/25) beat Royal Challengers 156/6 (Devdutt Padikkal 70, Virat Kohli 53; DJ Bravo 3/24) by six wickets.

Chennai Super Kings back to 1st position in the points table.