IPL 2020 CSK vs RR Match Report: The fourth match of Indian Premier League i.e. IPL 2020 was played between Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings. In this match, Rajasthan team defeated Chennai by 16 runs. The team captained by MS Dhoni, who defeated Mumbai Indians to play their second match, lost to Rajasthan Royals playing the opening match of IPL’s 13th season.
Chennai Super Kings won the toss and elected to bowl first against Rajasthan Royals at Sharjah ground. Dhoni’s decision was proving right that Sanju Samson rained sixes. Rajasthan’s team scored 217 runs on the basis of half-centuries by Sanju Samson and captain Steve Smith. In response, the Chennai team was able to score 200 runs by losing 6 wickets in 20 overs and lost the match by 16 runs. Dhoni hit 3 consecutive sixes in the match.
Rajasthan innings, Samson’s fifty
In the absence of Jose Butler for the Rajasthan Royals, captain Steve Smith himself landed in the opening. Young Yashasvi Jaiswal came to support her. Jaiswal was playing his first IPL match, but Deepak Chahar walked him on a personal score of 6 runs. Desperate, Jaiswal had to return. After this, Sanju Samson came to bat and shared a 60-plus partnership with Smith.
Wicketkeeper batsman Sanju Samson hit FIFTY in just 19 balls. This was the 10th IPL Fifty of his career. He was dismissed for 74 runs off 32 balls with 9 sixes and 1 four. After this, David Miller got out to bat, and was run out in an attempt to steal runs. Veteran Robin Uthappa was caught by du Plessis off Piyush Chawla for just 5 runs. The fifth wicket of the team fell as Rahul Tebatia. Sam Curran returned for 10 runs as LBW. Just after that, Ryan Parag caught Mahendra Singh Dhoni for 6 runs behind the wicket of Sam Curran.
Chennai innings, Faf Duplessis half-century
Murali Vijay and Shane Watson opened the innings for the Chennai team, chasing a target of 218 runs. Both added 36 runs without losing wickets in the first five overs. Rahul Tebatia gave the first blow to the team by bolting Watson for 33 runs. After this, Murali Vijay was caught by Shreyas Gopal for 21 runs to Tom Curran. Chennai’s third wicket fell as Sam Curran. Atishi 17 runs off 6 balls, Rahul Tebatia got caught behind the wicket. Soon after, he sent Rituraj Gaikwad back without opening an account.
Kedar Jadhav, batting on 22 off 16 balls, was caught by Sam Curran at the hands of Sanju Samson behind the wicket. Faf Duplessis hits his second consecutive fifty at IPL 2020. Scored 55 runs in 29 balls with the help of a four and 5 sixes. However, Duplessis was dismissed with a stormy innings of 72 runs in 37 balls with the help of 1 fours and 7 sixes. At the same time, MS Dhoni hit three consecutive sixes in the last over. Dhoni returned unbeaten after scoring 29 runs in 17 balls.
Playing eleven of chennai super kings
Murali Vijay, Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis, Rituraj Gaikwad, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni (captain), Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Deepak Chahar, Piyush Chawla and Lungi Nagidi.
Rajasthan Royals playing XI
Yashasvi Jaiswal, Robin Uthappa, Sanju Samson (wicketkeeper), Steve Smith (captain), David Miller, Tom Curran, Ryan Parag, Shreyas Gopal, Jofra Archer, Rahul Tewatia and Jaydev Unadkat.