DC beat CSK in a crucial game, becomes one team, and gets an extra game by entering the semifinal directly.
CSK Batting first:
CSK scored 139runs in 20 overs. Rayadu scores the highest run-scorer for CSK. Dhoni’s team today were off-colour, and DC took full of advantage of it. CSK openers didn’t play as per standard today. Gaikwad and Du Plessis were out cheaply. Uthappa and Moeen Ali, too, got out cheaply. Only Rayadu showed some temperament and scored good 55runs, which helped CSK reach around 136runs in 20overs. Delhi beat CSK and enter in semifinal of IPL 2021.
DC bowling was impressive. Axar Patel bowled excellent four overs gave away only 18runs and took one wicket too. He was supported by Veteran Ashwin and young pacer Rabada, who is constantly bowling well for Delhi capitals. However, DC bowlers didn’t allow Dhoni and his batters to free their hands.
DC chased down 136runs and entered the top of the charts in IPL 2021:
DC started brilliantly both the openers gave a flying start to the team. Prithvi Shaw scored quick 18runs before he got out. Dhawan played a mature knock of 39runs. The team looked comfortable and were on track to win the match easily. But the match turned in the last few overs. CSK bowlers did give a scare to DC. At last Hetmyer slogging worked, and DC crossed the line and became the top IPL 2021.
Shardul Thakur and Jadeja were impressive today. Thakur was excellent, gave only 13runs of his 4overs and took two wickets too. CSK came in the match in the last few overs, but DC was good enough to beat an experienced team like CSK.
By beating CSK, Delhi capitals become the top team of IPL 2021. Hence, they will directly play the semifinal in 2021 IPL. Ricky Ponting and Pant were looking happy in the dugout when the team won the match. Read why Whatsapp, Facebook and Instagram are down.