Dwayne Bravo’s 3-24 pegs Royal Challengers Bangalore again after Virat Kohli and Devdutt Padikkal share 111-run opening stand; Chennai Tremendous Kings chase down the 157 goal with 11 balls to spare to go prime of the IPL standings
Final Up to date: 24/09/21 7:20pm
Virat Kohli and Devdutt Padikkal’s century stand proved to be in useless as Royal Challengers Bangalore crashed to their second successive IPL defeat, dropping to Chennai Tremendous Kings by six wickets.
Kohli (53 from 41 balls) and Padikkal (70 from 50) smashed 111 for the opening wicket after Bangalore had been put in to bat in Sharjah, however they faltered badly within the demise overs and had been restricted to 156-6, with CSK’s Dwayne Bravo taking 3-24.
Ruturaj Gaikwad and Faf du Plessis constructed a stable platform for the Tremendous Kings within the run chase and, regardless of a minor wobble, they chased down the goal with 11 balls unused to go prime of the desk.
Earlier, Bangalore bounced again in emphatic trend from being bundled out for 92 earlier within the week by Kolkata Knight Riders as Kohli and Padikkal made hay for 13.2 overs.
Kohli bristled with intent from the off however Padikkal reached his half-century first, off 35 balls, with a boundary over backward level that additionally introduced up the 100 stand off 11.1 overs.
It took Kohli one supply extra to submit his personal fifty, just for the India captain to pick worldwide colleague Ravindra Jadeja at deep midwicket off the bowling of Bravo.
AB de Villiers (12) appeared to have the proper platform to tee off however Chennai’s assault rallied – Shardul Thakur having the South African caught at cowl earlier than choosing up Padikkal as he tried to ramp over quick third.
The droop grew to 4-14 as Tim David (one) was undone by Deepak Chahar’s leg-cutter and Glenn Maxwell (11 off 9) did not clear Jadeja within the deep off Bravo.
The West Indian all-rounder conceded simply two runs off the ultimate over of the innings to finish an excellent Chennai comeback.
The Tremendous Kings additionally made a formidable begin to their pursuit of the goal, with Gaikwad (38 from 26) wanting set to comply with his unbeaten 88 within the earlier recreation towards Mumbai with one other match-winning knock.
He and Du Plessis (31 from 26) shared a gap stand of 71 from 8.2 overs – just for each batters to depart within the area of six deliveries.
Kohli dived ahead at level to carry Gaikwad’s drive off Yuzvendra Chahal (1-26) simply above the turf, earlier than Maxwell struck along with his first ball, persuading Du Plessis to brush into the arms of backward sq..
Nonetheless, that double blow didn’t rattle Chennai as Moeen Ali (23 from 18) and Ambati Rayudu (32 from 22) stored their aspect on track with a partnership of 47.
Neither managed to see the chase via, with Moeen deceived by Harshal Patel’s slower ball and spooning a catch to Kohli and Rayudu – who had simply struck Harshal for successive boundaries – pulling the seamer into the arms of midwicket.
It was left to Suresh Raina (17 not out) and MS Dhoni (11no) to steer CSK over the road and so they achieved that at the beginning of the nineteenth over with the minimal of fuss.
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