CSK vs DC: Riding on the back of spectacular innings of Shikhar Dhawan & Prithvi Shaw, Delhi Capitals beats Chennai Super Kings by massive seven wickets in Match 2 of the ongoing IPL 2021 at the Wankhede Stadium on Saturday.
Chasing a Mammoth of 189 runs, Delhi Capitals soon wrapped up the innings with eight balls to spare. Delhi Capitals reached 190 runs for three in 18.4 overs with Captain Rishabh Pant hitting the winning boundary. Openers Prithvi Shaw & Shikhar Dhawan gave Delhi Capitals a scintillating start by scoring half-centuries respectively. Shaw scored 72 runs off 38 balls in an innings that comprised of nine boundaries & three maximums. Whereas Dhawan scored 85 runs in just 54 balls in an innings that comprised of 10 boundaries & two maximums. Dhawan & Shaw’s dominant start set the base for Delhi’s victory with Rishabh Pant & Shimron Hetmyer registering a win in the 19th over.
Despite conceding 53 runs in just 3.4 overs, Shardul scalped two wickets for CSK. Meanwhile, Dwayne Bravo fetched one wicket. Earlier CSK wrapped up their innings at brilliant 188 runs for seven wickets down after 20 overs. Suresh Raina was the highest scorer for CSK. He smashed 54 runs off 36 balls in an innings that comprised of three fours & four sixes. Moeen Ali also contributed to CSK’s total by scoring 36 runs off 24 balls. Despite ‘CSK Thala’ MS Dhoni getting out for a duck. SamCurran & Ravindra Jadeja gave a good finish to CSK innings. For Delhi Capitals Chris Woakes & Avesh Khan were in good form by scalping two wickets each. Meanwhile, Ravichandran Ashwin & Tom Curran scalped a single wicket each. Today’s CSK vs DC clash was a perfect dose of entertainment for all cricket lovers!