Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings // 47th Match // Indian Premier League 2021
The 47th match of the IPL 2021 was played between Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings yesterday at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi. RR beat CSK by 7 wickets and placed the 6th position on the points table. They won 5 matches out of 12 matches. One the other hand CSK have already confirmed the playoffs and currently hold the first place on the points table. They won 9 matches out of 12 matches.
RR won the toss and invited CSK to bat first. CSK had a good start. Faf Du Plessis and Ruturaj Gaikwad made 47 runs opening partnership. Du Plessis has gone for 25 runs in 19 balls including 2 fours and a six. Then Suresh Raina came out but gone for only 3 runs. Moeen Ali came out and made 57 runs partnership with Gaikwad. Moeen scored 21 runs in 17 balls. Rayudu gone early then Jadeja came out and played an aggressive innings of 32 runs in 15 balls including 4 fours and a six and finally remained unbeaten. Gaikwad played an outstanding innings and scored unbeaten 101 runs in 60 balls including 9 fours and 5 sixes.
RR bowlers performed very poor. Rahul Tewatia picked up 3 wickets for 39 runs in 4 overs. Chetan Sakariya took one wicket.
In reply RR had a very good start. Evin Lewis and Yashasvi Jaiswal made 77 runs opening partnership just in 5.2 overs. Evin Lewis scored 27 runs in 12 balls including 2 fours and 2 sixes. Yashasvi Jaiswal made half century for only 21 balls including 6 fours and 3 sixes. Sanju Samson scored 28 runs in 24 balls including 4 fours. Shivam Dube played the match finishing innings and scored unbeaten 64 runs in 42 balls including 4 fours and 4 sixes.
CSK bowlers performed very poor and almost every bowlers were very expensive. Shardul Thakur took 2 wickets for 30 runs in 4 overs. KM Asif took one wicket.