The 34th match of the 13th season of IPL 2020 CSK vs DC Indian Premier League was played between Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals at the ground in Sharjah. In this match, Chennai captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and decided to bat first and on the basis of Faf Duplessis’ half-century, the Chennai team scored 179 runs losing 4 wickets in 20 overs. Delhi achieved the target with the help of opener Shikhar Dhawan’s century, losing 5 wickets in 19.5 overs.
Delhi’s innings, Shikhar Dhawan’s brilliant century
Delhi’s opener Shikhar Dhawan scored his first century in T20 playing a brilliant innings. He completed the century with the help of 14 fours and a six off 57 balls. Chasing the target, Deepak Chahar gave the first blow to the Delhi team on the second ball of the second innings. He dismissed opener batsman Prithvi Shaw with a catch on his own ball without opening the account. Ajinkya Rahane is constantly getting opportunities, but he is not able to prove himself. He scored just 8 runs against CSK and was caught out by Deepak Chahar.
Shreyas Iyer scored 23 runs and was caught out by Duplessis off Bravo. The team suffered a fourth setback as Marcus Stoinis. Shardul Thakur was caught by Ambati Rayudu at 24 runs. After this, Alex Carrie was caught by du Plessis off Sam Curran for just 4 runs.
Chennai innings, Faf’s fifty
After winning the toss and batting first, the team of Chennai got the first blow without opening the account when opener Sam Curran became the victim of Enrique Norkhia off Tushar Deshpande’s ball. Shane Watson, who came to bat after Curran, led the innings with Faf Duplessis and formed a half-century partnership. CSK got their second blow on the total score of 87 runs when Shane Watson was clean bowled by Enrique Norkhia for 36 runs.
Faf Duplessis hit a half-century for CSK, but he fell to Kagiso Rabada on a score of 58. The catch of Faf was caught by Shikhar Dhawan. MS Dhoni also failed in this match. He became the victim of Enrique Norkhia by scoring just 3 runs. Ambati Rayudu for Chennai returned unbeaten after scoring 45 runs in 25 balls and Ravindra Jadeja scored 33 runs in 13 balls.
CSK has made a change in the team for this match. Kedar Jadhav has been included in the playing eleven in place of Piyush Chawla. At the same time, the Delhi team has landed on the field without any change. Captain Shreyas Iyer has also told that Rishabh Pant is fine and he has been rested in another match.
Playing capital of delhi capitals
Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer (captain), Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carrie (wicketkeeper), Akshar Patel, Kagiso Rabada, R Ashwin, Enrique Norkhia and Tushar Deshpande.
Playing eleven of chennai super kings
Faf Duplessis, Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (captain / wicketkeeper), Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Sam Curran, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur and Karn Sharma.