It was another low scoring affair and another victory for Chennai Super Kings, as they won against Delhi Capitals by 5 wickets on Tuesday in Delhi. Setting a Target of 147, Delhi Capitals stated their proceedings well and seemed to post in excess of 160 but they failed to capitalize at the end with regular fall of wickets. While in reply to Delhi’s Target, Chennai got a flying start to the chase with making the most use of the powerplay and then it was all about taking the game deep to register the second victory of the season.
The opening batsman had made his comeback in style at his home ground, as he came up with a characteristic half-century to give his team a great start. He once again played the anchor role to live up to his expectations. He was the top point scorer in the match, as he contributed 35 points.
The aggressive batsman once again came up with his destructive batting. Although this time it was short-lived, he had played his part in the low scoring affair. Adding to his handy cameo with the bat, Pant was excellent behind the stumps as he accumulated 3 dismissals with his glove work.
The middle-order batsman had played his part in the chase, as he solidified it, after the departure of well set Watson. He has come up with a contribution of 16.5 points in the match.
The Dehli captain once again gave an impressive start but failed to convert it to a big knock. He seemed flawless with his timing in his short stay. He made 16 points in the match.
The Proteas speed star was hot and cold with his performance in the match, as he went for a few extra runs early in his spell. Although he came back strong at the back end of the innings, it was all over by then. He contributed 12 points.
The leading wicket-taker of the season had the better of Iyer, but he was uncharacteristically expensive in the match. Even then he proved to be a worthy player, as he came up with handy 11 points in the match.
Even though he was good with the bat at the end of the innings, he failed to pick up a wicket and also proved to be expensive with the ball. He could only make 7 points in the match.
The Chennai Super Kings opening batsman failed to live up to his expectations, as he departed early in the piece and he could only contribute 5 points.
The South African batsman couldn’t repeat his heroics on a two-paced surface in Delhi, as he was deceived by Bravo with the slower ball. He had come up with only 3 points.
He was fired up for the contest against Delhi after a poor show in the opening match. He changed the complexation of the match by taking Dehli bowlers to the cleaners early in the chase. His aggressive batting made life easy for the middle order batsman, and he made it to the dream team with 33 points.
The seasoned Campaigner once again made his presence felt with a timely cameo early in the chase. He, alongside Watson, made the most use of the powerplay on the turning track.
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