IPL: 'Royal' win over Chennai Super Kings of Rajasthan, Stormy innings of Yashasvi-Shivam Dubey

In the 47th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Rajasthan Royals (RR) defeated Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by 7 wickets. In this match played at the Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi, Rajasthan Royals won the toss and decided to bowl first. After being invited to bat first, Chennai scored 189 runs for the loss of 4 wickets in 20 overs. In reply, Rajasthan achieved the target of 190 runs for the loss of 3 wickets in 17.3 overs. Shivam Dubey remained unbeaten on 64 and Glenn Phillips remained unbeaten on 14.

This is Rajasthan's 5th win of the season. In this way, the team's hope of reaching the playoffs remains. The team has 10 points in 12 matches and has moved from 7th to 6th in the table. CSK's team has already reached the playoffs.


Yashasvi Jaiswal and Lewis gave a quick start to the team

Chasing the target of 190 runs, Rajasthan Royals started fast. Openers Yashasvi Jaiswal and Evin Lewis added 77 runs for the first wicket in 5.2 overs. Lewis was dismissed by Shardul Thakur. He scored 27 runs in 12 balls. Hit 2 fours and 2 sixes.

After the first 6 overs, Rajasthan's score was 81 for one wicket. Yashasvi completed his half-century off 19 balls. He got out after scoring 50 runs in 21 balls. This is the first fifty of his T20 career. He hit 6 fours and 3 sixes. Fast bowler KM Asif dismissed him.

After the fall of 2 wickets for 81 runs, Sanju Samson (28) and Shivam Dubey (64 *) added 89 runs for the third wicket and confirmed the team's victory. Samson was also dismissed by Shardul. Shivam got a chance to play for the first time in the second leg match and proved himself by scoring a half-century. He faced 42 balls. Hit 4 fours and 4 sixes. Glenn Phillips also remained unbeaten on 14 runs.

Earlier, after losing the toss, the CSK team scored a big score of 189 runs. Rituraj Gaikwad scored an unbeaten 101 off 60 balls. He hit 9 fours and 5 sixes. This is the first century of his T20 career. Ravindra Jadeja finally scored an unbeaten 32 off 15 balls to take the score beyond 180. He hit 4 fours and a six. Faf du Plessis scored 25 and Moeen Ali also scored 21 runs.

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