After winning the first game against Mumbai Indians, Delhi Capitals hosted the Chennai Super Kings today at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in Delhi. The game began with the home team winning the toss and electing to bat first. Prithvi Shaw looked quite good and dominated the opposition but soon made way to the pavilion on the score of 24 runs from 16 balls. His partner Shikhar Dhawan however, hovered around and brought his 33rd half-century in the IPL. After Dhawan’s departure, none of the batsmen could go beyond the score of 25 runs. Courtesy Dwayne Bravo’s three wickets. IPL 2019 Points Table: Chennai Super Kings Leads Indian Premier League Team Standings After Win Over Delhi Capitals
In reply, Chennai Super Kings’ Shane Watson gave the Yellow Army a blistering start by scoring 44 runs off 22 balls. Ambati Rayaudu made way to the pavilion quite early in the game by scoring 5 runs. Suresh Raina and Kedar Jadhav scored 30 and 27 runs respectively. CSK captain MS Dhoni remained not out by scoring 32 runs 35 balls along with Bravo who took the team to the finishing line by smashing the winning runs. Bravo made four runs from three balls. Now, let’s have a look at the stat highlights.
# This was CSK’s 150th outing in the IPL which they won by 6 wickets.
# Shikhar Dhawan scored his 33rd half-century.
# Amit Mishra became the second bowler to take 50 IPL wickets at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium. First one is Lasith Malinga.
Shane Watson was declared the Man of the Match. Chennai Super Kings won both the matches of the IPL 2019. They now stand at the top of the IPL 2019 Points Table with four points in their kitty. Delhi Capitals now stand on number two of the table.