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IPL 2021, CSK vs RR Highlights: Super Kings beat Royals by 45 runs

IPL 2021, CSK vs RR Highlights: Rajasthan Royals suffered major batting collapse which led to a disappointing loss against Chennai Super Kings

By: Sports Desk |
Updated: April 20, 2021 12:33:00 am
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IPL 2021, CSK vs RR Highlights: Chennai Super Kings register a comprehensive win against Rajasthan Royals by 45 runs. Sanju Samson-led Royals failed to chase down a target of 189 as they managed to put only 143/9 on the board. They did not even come close to the target, thanks to the batting collapse in the middle overs. Ravindra Jadeja and Moeen Ali preyed on the Royals’ middle order as they lost five wickets for just eight runs. Jos Buttler top-scored for Royals scoring 49 runs from 35 deliveries. Jadeja took wickets of Buttler and Shivam Dube whereas Ali’s three wickets included David Miller, Riyan Parag and Chris Morris.

Earlier, Dwayne Bravo’s 8-ball 20 helped Chennai Super Kings post 188/9 at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. Despite the big score, there was no big score from one particular batsman in the CSK lineup. Opener Faf du Plessis was the highest run-scorer with 33 runs from 17 deliveries. The CSK innings was a string of cameos from Du Plessis, Ali, Ambati Rayudu, Sam Curran and Bravo. MS Dhoni and Suresh Raina contributed to the total as well. For Rajasthan Royals, Chetan Sakariya took three wickets including Raina, Rayudu and Dhoni. South African all-rounder Morris got two wickets whereas Mustafizur Rahman and Rahul Tewatia got one wicket each.

Match EndedIndian Premier League, 2021 - Match 12

Chennai Super Kings

188/9 (20.0)
vs

Rajasthan Royals

143/9 (20.0)
Match Ended ( Day - Match 12 )
Chennai Super Kings beat Rajasthan Royals by 45 runs

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IPL 2021, CSK vs RR Highlights:

23:16 (IST)19 Apr 2021
CSK win by 45 runs

Shardul Thakur bowls the final over of the innings. FOUR! Unadkat gets a thick outside edge and the ball runs to the boundary. Thakur bowls two wides. WICKET! Unadkat finds Ravindra Jadeja in the deep. He tried to hit the long ball but Jadeja holds on to that one with ease. Mustafizur Rahman is the new batsman in. He defends the first ball. Next ball, he fails to get bat on the bouncer. Rahman defends the ball back to the bowler, no intention of going for a run. A dot ball to finish off the innings. RR 143/9 after 20 overs

23:13 (IST)19 Apr 2021
Tewatia goes with a bang

Jaydev Unadkat gets a single off the first ball of Dwayne Bravo's over. Rahul Tewatia hits the ball in the gap, gets a couple of runs. SIX! Tewatia hits that one straight to the mid-wicket fielder but he trips over the boundary after taking the catch. The substitute fielder Krishnappa Gowtham fails to keep his balance. SIX! This time Tewatia hits it way over Gowtham's head. A huge six. Too late though. A dot ball to follow. WICKET! Tewatia hands a simple catch to Ruturaj Gaikwad. He departs for 20. RR 137/8 after 19 overs

23:06 (IST)19 Apr 2021
Unadkat gets boundaries

Another tight over from Moeen Ali. Just four singles from Ali's third over. Sam Curran into the attack to bowl his final over. He starts off with a dot ball. SIX! Jaydev Unadkat moves across and hits the ball over fine leg boundary for a maximum. A dot ball to follow. Unadkat misses the next one, gets one byes. Rahul Tewatia picks up a single as well. FOUR! Unadkat gets another boundary. Expensive over from Curran. A single to end, Unadkat retains strike. RR 122/7 after 18 overs

22:58 (IST)19 Apr 2021
CSK in total control

Dwayne Bravo back in attack. Jaydev Unadkat and Rahul Tewatia manage to score 8 runs from the over. The required run rate is 21 now. This is going to be a big win for CSK and a major boost for their net run rate. RR 105/7 after 16 overs

22:52 (IST)19 Apr 2021
Royals clearly losing

Rahul Tewatia and Jaydev Unadkat in the middle. It is too big a ask from them now. Two singles from the over. Ali has given three runs in his two overs and taken two wickets. RR 97/7 after 15 overs

22:49 (IST)19 Apr 2021
Ali gets another

WICKET! Riyan Parag succumbs to the pressure of dot balls and takes the aerial route. Ravindra Jadeja takes an easy catch and it is second wicket for Moeen Ali. WICKET! Chris Morris goes for the big one too and Jadeja completes another easy catch. Ali gets two wickets in his second over. RR 95/7 after 14.3 overs

22:47 (IST)19 Apr 2021
Jadeja finishes his spell

Ravindra Jadeja continues. Rahul Tewatia is the new batsman in. The run chase is getting out of hand. Just three singles from the over. Royals need 94 runs from the last six overs. Jadeja finishes his spell taking two wickets and giving 28 runs. RR 95/5 after 14 overs

22:42 (IST)19 Apr 2021
Ali gets Miller

Moeen Ali introduced into the attack. David Miller plays it back to the bowler, a dot ball. A quick single off the next one. Riyan Parag is the new batsman in. He plays the ball towards mid-on, a dot ball. He gets off the mark with a single. LBW! Moeen gets the in-form Miller and he chooses not to review. RR 92/5 after 12.5 overs

22:39 (IST)19 Apr 2021
Jadeja strikes again

David Miller comes in to bat. He scored a half-century in the previous game. Miller gets off the mark with a single. Two more singles to follow. LBW! Jadeja traps Dube in front of wickets and the review does not save him either. RR 90/4 after 12 overs

22:35 (IST)19 Apr 2021
Buttler misses fifty

BOWLED! Jos Buttler beaten by Ravindra Jadeja as the ball hits the stumps. Jadeja has the last laugh in this battle. Buttler misses his fifty by just one run. RR 87/3 after 11.1 overs

22:33 (IST)19 Apr 2021
Great start for Bravo

Dwayne Bravo into the attack and starts off with two wides. He continues to bowl full and wide. Two dot balls to Shivam Dube. He gets a single off the next. Buttler gets a single after a dot delivery. Despite the wides, Bravo has bowled well so far in this over. Another wide from the Caribbean bowler. Another dot ball to end the over. RR 87/2 after 11 overs

22:26 (IST)19 Apr 2021
Buttler nears fifty

Jadeja continues, Buttler gets a single towards backward point. Dube mistimes the pull shot but gets a single. Two dot balls to follow. Buttler fails to reverse sweep. SIX! Buttler backs away, clears his front leg and hits it for a 82-metre six. That was a no ball as well. FREE HIT! Just a single for Buttler. A single to end the over. RR 81/2 after 10 overs

22:21 (IST)19 Apr 2021
Dube hits boundaries

Shardul Thakur continues. FOUR! Short and wide from Thakur and Shivam Dube slaps it away for a boundary. The next one hits Dube's pads on the way to MS Dhoni, a dot ball. Two more singles off the next three deliveries. FOUR! Thakur pitches it up and Dube lofts it over the fielder for a boundary. RR 70/2 after 9 overs

22:16 (IST)19 Apr 2021
Buttler reverse sweeps

Ravindra Jadeja into the attack. Shivam Dube gets off the strike with a single. FOUR! Jos Buttler plays the reverse sweep and gets his third boundary. A much-needed one after Samson's wicket. FOUR! Buttler reverse sweeps again and gets another boundary. Jadeja slows it up, a dot ball to Buttler. He takes a single off the next one. A risky single to end the over. RR 60/2 after 8 overs

22:12 (IST)19 Apr 2021
Good start from Thakur

Shivam Dube is the new batsman in. Sam Curran ends the powerplay overs with a dot ball. Shardul Thakur is the new bowler. Jos Buttler gets a single off the second ball. Dube is taking his time. He gets a single off the fourth ball of the over. Two more singles from the over. Just four runs from Thakur's first over. RR 49/2 after 7 overs

22:06 (IST)19 Apr 2021
Samson out cheaply

Sam Curran continues. MS Dhoni is using his opening bowlers in the powerplay overs. No changes. Just two singles off the first two balls. WICKET! Samson throws his wicket away. He finds the mid-off fielder and Bravo makes no mistake. Big wicket for Royals. RR 45/2 after 5.5 overs

22:02 (IST)19 Apr 2021
Expensive over from Chahar

Sanju Samson is the new batsman in. He lets the first ball go to the wicketkeeper. Deepak Chahar continues despite the first two expensive overs. He starts off with a wide. FOUR! Jos Buttler hits it down the ground for a boundary. SIX! Buttler goes big this time. This is turning out to be expensive over from Chahar. He follows it up with two dot balls. Buttler finds the gap, gets a couple of runs. A dot ball to finish off the over. RR 43/1 after 4 overs

21:55 (IST)19 Apr 2021
Vohra falls again

Sam Curran continues. Two singles off the first three deliveries. SIX! Manan Vohra picks that one early and hits it over mid-wicket for a maximum. WICKET! Vohra goes for the shot again but finds Ravindra Jadeja. Curran draws first blood. Another disappointing score for Vohra. RR 30/1 after 3.5 overs

21:51 (IST)19 Apr 2021
Buttler finds his groove early on

After Curran's economical over, things go back to usual for Rajasthan. Chahar comes back and so does the boundaries as Buttler (15*) pulls away a slower, short ball through backward square leg for four runs. Vohra's on 7* on the other end. RR: 20/0 (3 overs)

21:44 (IST)19 Apr 2021
Buttler, Vohra come out to open for Rajasthan

Jos Buttler and Manan Vohra open the chase for Rajasthan as Deepak Chahar restarts the proceedings with the ball. Buttler gives his team a perfect start with a straight drive to the ropes on the very first ball. Vohra too hits a boundary later on. RR: 11/0 (1 over)

CSK Squad: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (c & wk), Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, KM Asif, Deepak Chahar, Dwayne Bravo, Faf du Plessis, Imran Tahir, N Jagadeesan, Karn Sharma, Lungi Ngidi, Mitchell Santner, Ravindra Jadeja, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shardul Thakur, Sam Curran, R Sai Kishore, Moeen Ali, K Gowtham, Cheteshwar Pujra, Harishankar Reddy, Bhagath Varma, C Hari Nishaanth

RR Squad: Sanju Samson (c & wk), Jos Buttler (wk), Ben Stokes, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Manan Vohra, Anuj Rawat, Riyan Parag, David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Mahipal Lomror, Shreyas Gopal, Mayank Markande, Andrew Tye, Jaydev Unadkat, Kartik Tyagi, Shivam Dube, Chris Morris, Mustafizur Rahman, Chetan Sakariya, KC Cariappa, Liam Livingstone, Kuldip Yadav, Akash Singh

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