New Delhi: Ruturaj Gaikwad and Robin Uthappa scored brilliant half-centuries for Chennai. Ruturaj scored 70 and Uthappa 63.
Batting first, Delhi Capitals scored 173 runs. Deepak Chahar started the bowling for Chennai. Chahar bowled 3 overs and gave 26 runs. Josh Hazlewood bowled 4 overs and took 2 wickets for 29 runs. Shardul Thakur gave 36 runs in 4 overs.
Ravindra Jadeja bowled 3 overs and took 1 wicket for 23 runs. Moeen Ali bowled 4 overs and took 1 wicket for 27 runs. Death over specialist Dwayne Bravo bowled 3 overs and took 1 wicket for 31 runs.
Team captain Rishabh Pant played a stormy innings of 51 not out. Delhi Capitals’ fifth blow came in the form of Shimron Hetmyer. Hetmyer scored 37 runs in 24 balls.
Delhi Capitals scored 51 runs for the loss of two wickets in the first 6 overs. Delhi Capitals got the third blow in the form of Axar Patel, Patel got out after scoring 1 run.
Prithvi Shaw, who started the innings behind Akshar, was also dismissed. Delhi got the fourth blow in the form of Shaw. Shaw scored 60 runs in 34 balls. During this, 7 fours and three sixes came off his bat.
CSK captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and decided to bowl first. After getting an invitation to bat, Delhi Capitals started off brilliantly.
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Shaw started scoring runs fast. Then Shikhar Dhawan made 7 runs in 7 balls and went back to the pavilion. During this, Dhawan hit a four. Delhi Capitals got the second Shreyas Iyer. Iyer was dismissed after scoring one run in 8 balls.
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