The Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) beat the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by eight runs in yesterday’s 2023 Indian Premier League (IPL) on the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.
Despatched into bat after shedding the toss, Chennai posted 226/6 on the board as Devon Conway (83 off 45) and Shivam Dube (52 off 27) scored spectacular half-centuries. Within the chase, Glenn Maxwell (76 off 36) and Faf du Plessis (62 off 33) went onerous at CSK’s bowling. Nevertheless, RCB fell brief, ending at 218/8.
Chasing 227, RCB have been jolted early as Virat Kohli (6) was bowled in uncommon vogue off Akash Singh’s bowling. The opener tried to whack the left-arm seamer, however under-edged the ball onto his boot. From there, the ball rolled again onto the stumps and dislodged the bail.
Maheesh Theekshana dropped a skier from Mahipal Lomror at mid-off in the identical over. The Bangalore batter, nonetheless, did not open his account, top-edging a lower off Tushar Deshpande to cowl level. Du Plessis and Glenn Maxwell then hit a flurry of fours and sixes as RCB reached 75/2 on the finish of the powerplay.
Du Plessis raced to 50 in solely 23 balls, whereas Maxwell obtained there in 24 balls by clubbing Matheesha Pathirana for consecutive fours. In the identical over, the tenth of the innings, he additionally launched the pacer for a 94-meter six over backward sq. leg.
The RCB skipper obtained a reprieve within the subsequent over as Theekshana dropped one other catch, this day off his personal bowling. On the different finish, Maxwell struck two extra sixes earlier than perishing to Theekshana, skying a heave. MS Dhoni took a really well-judged catch.
Moeen Ali was slammed for 2 maximums within the 14th over, however the off-spinner had his revenge as Du Plessis top-edged a slog-sweep, with Dhoni holding on to a different skier.
The wicket successfully sealed the match in Chennai’s favor although Dinesh Karthik (28 off 14) performed a formidable cameo.
Conway, Dube star as CSK publish 226/6
Conway and Dube performed terrific knocks as Chennai put up a wholesome 226/6 on the board. Despatched into bat after shedding the toss, CSK misplaced Ruturaj Gaikwad (3) to Mohammed Siraj because the batter flicked a supply on the pads, just for Wayne Parnell to take a superb catch, sliding to his left at lengthy leg.
Conway and Ajinkya Rahane (37 off 20) added 74 runs for the second wicket. The latter took on Parnell within the final over of the powerplay and crunched him for 2 fours and a six. On the different finish, Conway additionally struck a couple of spectacular maximums. The nice stand ended when Rahane was cleaned up a googly from Wanindu Hasaranga.
Dube got here and launched Maxwell for an enormous six. Conway then attacked Vyshak Vijaykumar and clubbed him for 2 fours and a six within the twelfth over to race into the 70s. The duo went after Vyshak in his subsequent over as properly, which went for 19. The 80-run stand ended when Harshal Patel cleaned up Conway with a dipping yorker.
Dube reached a 25-ball fifty by smashing Parnell for a six down the bottom. His spectacular innings resulted in the identical over as he was caught at deep midwicket off the left-arm pacer. Ambati Rayudu (14 off 6) and Moeen Ali (19* off 9) performed useful cameos for CSK whilst Ravindra Jadeja (10 off 8) struggled to get going.
RCB vs CSK: Who Received Participant of the Match in yesterday’s IPL 2023 match?
CSK opener Conway scored a implausible 83 off 45, whereas Dube made an impression with a quick-fire half-century. With the ball, Deshpande claimed three wickets.
For RCB, Du Plessis and Maxwell gave the workforce hope within the chase with hard-hitting knocks.
Conway was named the Participant of the Match for his great innings.