IPL 2021 CSK vs PBKS Highlights – IPL 2021: Deepak Chahar & Mooen Ali tremendous performance help CSK to beat PBKS by 6 wickets
Chennai Super Kings registered their first win of season 14 by defeating KL Rahul’s Punjab Kings by 6 wickets in the 8th match of IPL 2021. While batting first, Punjab had set a target of 107 runs in front of CSK, which they achieved with 26 balls. For Chennai, Mooen Ali scored an innings of 46 runs and Fof Duplessis scored 36 runs. Deepak Chahar also played an important role in this victory of Chennai, who took four wickets after spending just 13 runs in the first innings.
Chasing the target, Chennai Super Kings got the first blow as Gaikwad who just scored 5 runs on a score of 24. For the second time in a row, he failed to give the team a good start. But after this, Mooen Ali, who came in at number three, took the team from 31 balls with the help of 7 fours and a six, playing the innings of 46 runs. He consolidated a 66-run partnership with Duplessis for the second wicket, and hence Chennai won the match in 15.4 overs.
IPL 2021 CSK vs PBKS Highlights – CSK vs PBKS match result
Earlier, when talking about Punjab’s innings, Chennai Super Kings stopped Punjab Kings for 106 in the eighth match on the basis of the best bowling of fast bowler Deepak Chahar (4/13). This is the 200th match of Chennai captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and in this match, he won the toss and decided to bowl first. Chahar justified the captain’s decision by bowling brilliantly.
Punjab’s team could score 106 runs for eight wickets in 20 overs. For Punjab, Shahrukh Khan scored the most 47 runs with the help of four fours and two sixes from 36 balls. Apart from Deepak, Mooen Ali, Dwayne Bravo and Sam Curran took one wicket each from Chennai.
IPL 2021 CSK vs PBKS Highlights – CSK vs PBKS hotsar highlights video
Earlier, Punjab had a very poor start and Chahar completely hammered Punjab’s innings. Punjab lost the wickets of Mayank Agarwal (0), Captain Lokesh Rahul (5), Chris Gayle (10), Nicholas Pooran (0) and Deepak Hooda (10) on a total of 26 with in 7 overs of tbe game.
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After the initial setback, Shah Rukh along with Richardson tried to handle the innings with both batsmen taking the score to 50 runs mark. But Moeen did not give Richardson the opportunity to bolster this partnership.
IPL 2021 CSK vs PBKS Highlights
After this Bravo sent Pavilion to Murugan Ashwin and Punjab Kings deo down in more trouble. Ashwin scored six runs off 14 balls, Although Shah Rukh tried to get Punjab to a respectable score, he failed to do so and was dismissed on the first ball of the last over as the eighth batsman and missed his first well deserved half-century in VIVO IPL. Mohammad Shami remained unbeaten on 12 balls in the Punjab innings.
CSK vs PBKS match scorecard
Brief Scores: Punjab Kings 106/8 (Shahrukh Khan 47, Jhye Richardson 15; Deepak Chahar 4-13); CSK 107/4 (Moeen Ali 46, Faf du Plessis 36*; Mohammed Shami 2-21 ).
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