On Monday, Chennai Super Kings beat the Rajesthan Royals by 45 runs. The match ended with CSK having 188-9 and making 20 overs. The Royals finished 143-9 landing 20 overs also. Faf du Plessis was the leading scorer in the Chennai said, scoring 33 points. England’s Moeen Ali scored 26 points from 20 balls while Sam Curran had thirteen points.
Chennai started on a very good foot as Joss Butler made 46 from 35 balls and managed to get the Royals to a good position. However, he was dismissed just before the 12th over. He continued to play till he was dismissed by Ravindra Jadeja. After that, the Royals lost five-straight wickets as the gap began to widen between the two teams. Both players also helped dismiss some key Royals’ players like Sanju Samson and Manan Vohra.
This is the Royals’ second defeat in their first three matches in the competition. SCK has now moved to second on the tournament table. Other players who helped Chennai to finish victorious include Dwayne Bravo with 20 points and Ambati Raydu with 27 from 17. The Royals began to decline immediately Buttler was taken off the pitch. Even though SCK continued to lose innings. Moeen’s midwicket as well as the fine play from other players is what helped the team.
All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja was particularly excited after the game after he took an intricate dive to catch from teammate Jaydev Unadkat. Fans took to social media to commend Jadeja for her of optimism in her family. But that was perhaps the most remarkable thing they did, plus the fact that they won the match.
The Royals would have to do better in their next match if they hope to go far in the tournament. Last week, the Royals lost the match against as Ben Stokes had to leave the match due to a broken elbow as they played against the Punjab Kings.