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IPL 2020, DC vs CSK Highlights: Dhawan’s ton overpowers Chennai by five wickets

IPL 2020, DC vs CSK Highlights: Shikhar Dhawan's unbeaten 101-run knock guided Delhi Capitals to the top of the standings with a win over Chennai Super Kings.

By: Sports Desk | Updated: October 17, 2020 11:28:39 pm
iplIPL 2020, DC vs CSK Highlights: Delhi Capitals won by five wickets.

IPL 2020, DC vs CSK Highlights: Delhi Capitals (DC) moved to the top of the standings with their seventh win of the ongoing IPL 2020 campaign after they defeated Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by five wickets on Saturday.

Faf du Plessis (58) and Shane Watson (36) added a 87-run partnership after an early wicket. Kagiso Rabada (1/33) and Anrich Nortje (2/44) gave breakthroughs for Delhi. Ambati Rayudu and Ravindra Jadeja added 50 runs in the last four overs as CSK posted 179/4 after a strong finish. In the second innings, Delhi entirely relied on veteran opener Shikhar Dhawan (101*), whose knock laid the foundation of the chase. Owing to Axar Patel’s five-ball 21*, Delhi managed to eke out two points with just a ball to spare as they posted 185/5 after 19.5 overs.

IPL 2020

Match 34, Sharjah Cricket Stadium, 17 Oct, 2020

DC 185 / 5 (19.5)

vs

CSK 179 / 4 (20.0)

BatsmenRB
Shikhar Dhawan101 58
Axar Patel21 5
BowlersORWKT
Deepak Chahar4.0 18 2
Sam Curran4.0 35 1

Delhi Capitals win by 5 wickets

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IPL 2020, DC vs CSK Highlights:

23:17 (IST)17 Oct 2020
DELHI CAPITALS WIN BY FIVE WICKETS!

Delhi Capitals beat Chennai Super Kings owing to Shikhar Dhawan's magnificent century (101*) and Axar Patel's five-ball 21*. Despite Ravindra Jadeja starting the final over brilliantly, Axar's three sixes in the final four balls sealed the deal for Delhi. The Capitals finished on 185/5 after 19.5 overs. Chennai have taken a heavy blow with yet another loss in the campaign.

23:12 (IST)17 Oct 2020
Delhi need 17 off last over

What an over! Sam Curran has slowed down the Delhi juggernaut by giving away just four runs and taking a wicket in the penultimate over. Shikhar Dhawan's on 100* and the equation is 17 runs off 6 balls. One more over to go. DC: 163/5 (19 overs)

23:06 (IST)17 Oct 2020
WICKET!

Dhawan's stupendous show with the bat keeps Delhi going and into the final two overs. But there's a late twist -- Curran removes Carey (4) on the other side courtesy of a du Plessis catch. Will this change the tide? 21 off 11 balls now. DC: 159/5 (18.1 overs)

22:57 (IST)17 Oct 2020
FOUR! SIX!

After Stoinis' dismissal by Thakur, Carey joins Dhawan (91*) in the chase. The Australian rotates the strike and Dhawan hits his 13th four of his innings. He follows it up with a magnificent six against Curran. 30 runs needed off 18 balls. DC: 150/4 (17 overs)

22:44 (IST)17 Oct 2020
Dhawan on rampage

Stoinis comes out firing as Karn Sharma bowls the 12th. A six and a four to get him on his way. Dhawan continues pulling with disdain too. A four to square leg as Bravo bowls the 14th. Karn Sharma continues in the 15th. Dhawan gets another four in the over, moves to 79. DC 129/3 after 15

22:26 (IST)17 Oct 2020
Iyer falls for 23

Curran bowls the 11th. Dhawan continues on the rampage. Dancing down the track and firing boundaries on either side of the bowler. Bravo continues in the 12th. Shreyas Iyer gets going now. A boundary to fine leg. His first of the night. Goes for the big shot down the groung but is caught at long on by Du Plessis. Iyer is gone for 23. DC 94/3 after 11.3

22:18 (IST)17 Oct 2020
50 for Dhawan

Karn Sharma into the attack in the 9th. And Dhawan goes after him too. Two fours in the over. Dwayne Bravo introduced in the 10th. Dhawan gets to his 50 with a single, his third consecutive 50. DC 76/2 after 10

22:09 (IST)17 Oct 2020
Chahar ends with 2/18

Jadeja bowls the 7th. Dhawan skies one. Chahar drops it at fine leg. Four to third man to follow. Watson inches away from a catch. One more four to follow. CSK are giving life after life to Dhawan and he is cashing in on it. Chahar given a chance to redeem himself, he bowls out his full quota in the 8th over itself. DC 60/2 after 8

21:57 (IST)17 Oct 2020
DC 41/2 after 6

Dhawan and Iyer look for quick singles. Iyer injures his foot, hitting a ball onto it, adding to his injury woes. Jadeja gets a direct hit and Dhawan is saved by inches. Big appeal for LBW for Chahar against Iyer. CSK have DC under the cosh. Iyer gets going in the 6th over, as Shardul Thakur continues. A six over long on. Dhawan cuts for four. Shardul Thakur unable to maintain the pressure Chahar has been exterting. DC 41/2 after 6

21:47 (IST)17 Oct 2020
Chahar gets his 2nd

Shardul Thakur bowls the 4th. Rahane pulls for four, his first boundary of the day. Kedar Jadhav pulls off a great stop in the deep to save four. Chahar continues in the 5th. Rahane slashes but is caught at point by Sam Curran. CSK strike again. DC 26/2 after 4.1

21:40 (IST)17 Oct 2020
Dhawan continues from where he left off

Rahane comes in at 3. Chahar starts off with a wicket maiden. Sam Curran bustles in in the 2nd over. Dhawan gets going. A four pulled to the leg side and then another down the ground. Dhawan cuts for another four as Chahar continues in the 3rd. DC 18/1 after 3

21:27 (IST)17 Oct 2020
Delhi chase begins - DC 0/1 after 0.2

DC are yet to win this season batting second. 180 to get in Sharjah. Will tonight be the night? Prithvi Shaw and Dhawan open. Deepak Chahar takes the new ball for the 1st over. And gets Prithvi Shaw off the second ball. Caught and bowled. DC 0/1 after 0.2

21:11 (IST)17 Oct 2020
Csk score 179/4 after 20

Nortje bowls the 20th. Jadeja lays into him. Six down the ground. And again! Back to back sixes. CSK finish with 179/4 after 20 overs. Rayudu stays not out on 45, Jadeja on 33. A quick cameo by Jadeja at the back end again helps CSK post a competetive total. DC need 180 to win.

21:07 (IST)17 Oct 2020
Jadeja, Rayudu finish big

Jadeja fires a six got fine leg straightaway as Deshpande bowls out his quota in the 18th. Ends with figures of 1/39. Rabadsa bowls the 19th, with Jadeja and Rauyudu looking to provide a strong finish. 150 comes up in the 19th over. Rayudu pulls for six. Jadeja ends the over with another pull for six. 16 runs off Rabada's 19th over. CSK 163/4 after 19

20:53 (IST)17 Oct 2020
Nortje gets Dhoni - All eyes on Rayudu

Stoinis brought in to bowl the 16th. Rayudu fires a six in his over. Nortje bowls the 17th. Rayudu fires a six over covers to start off in this over too bu the Nortje strikes again. Dhoni is caught behind. Jadeja is in at 6. Rayudu ends the Nortje over with a boundary to fine leg. Rayudu on 34, CSK 134/4 after 17

20:42 (IST)17 Oct 2020
Rabada gets Du Plessis

Dhawan dropped a relatively simple catch off Du Plessis a while earlier, but he runs in from long on to take a great catch this time as Rabada gets the big fish. Du Plessis is gone for 58. Dhoni joins Rayudu. CSK 112/3 after 15

20:36 (IST)17 Oct 2020
CSK 105/2 after 14

Nortje's over turns things. 2 runs and a wicket. Axar Patel bowls another tight over. Ends his quota with 0/23. Rayudu shows intent from ball one. Slog sweeps Ashwin in the 14th over for six. 11 runs off his over. CSK 105/2 after 14

20:26 (IST)17 Oct 2020
Nortje breaks through

Du Plessis gets to his 50, off 39 balls, with a single. But it's Nortje who then breaks the partnership. Watson is bowled. He goes for 36. An 87-run partnership between these two has given CSK a perfect platform to fire in the overs that remain. Will they? Rayudu is in at 3. CSK 87/2 after 11.4

20:21 (IST)17 Oct 2020
CSK shift gears

Du Plessis and Watson both bludgeon Ashwin for fours on either side of the wicket. Watson fires another four down the ground to end the over. 15 runs from Ashwin's over. Is this a change of momentum for CSK? Deshpande bowls the 11th. Du Plessis fires a six down the ground. Another four to end the over. Runs coming in a heap for CSK now. CSK 85/1 after 11

20:10 (IST)17 Oct 2020
50 partnership between Watson, Du Plessis

DC bring their spinners out in full array as the Powerplay ends. 4 runs from Axar's 7th. Ashwin into the attack in the 8th. 4 runs from his over too. Axar continues after a TimeOut. Watson uses his angle to get a four to fine leg. 50 partnership comes up, but it's not been very quick going. CSK 56/1 after 9

In the second match of the day, Delhi Capitals will take on Chennai Super Kings at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. The match will start at 07:30 pm IST.