CSK Vs RR Match 12 IPL 2019
Rajasthan Royal won the toss and opted to bowl first in the 12th match of IPL 2019.
MS Dhoni 75 runs off 46 balls and Imran Tahir’s 2 wickets by giving 23 runs played an important role in the Victory. Chennai Super Kings completed their third victory in the Indian Premier League 2019.
From 176, to win for Rajasthan Royals, the team lost their main players like Ajinka Rahane, Sanju Samson and Joss Buttler in the first four overs. Then Steve Smith and Rahul Tripathi shared a 61 runs partnership to keeps the hope alive. However, Imran Tahir changed things for CSK by removing Tripathi and Steve Smith to stop run chase.
With 56 required from 24 balls, Shardul Thakur struck by getting rid of Gowtham 9 out of 8 balls. Stokes and Archer smash 19 runs to reduce the equation to 25 against 12. The Duo then managed to get 13 of the following, but Dwayne Bravo kept his courage at the end to limit Rajasthan Royals to 167.
Previously, the CSK had big problems when they lost Watson, Rayudu, and Jadhav in the first five overs. MS Dhoni and Raina then took up hands to pull their side out of trouble before Bravo broke up with 27 runs of the 16 balls. Dhoni stroked 60 runs in the last three overs. This is the third consecutive win for CSK which made them at the top of the table.
Man of The Match:
MS Dhoni was declared as man of the match for his blistering batting.