CSK vs RR 2019 Highlights: Chennai Super Kings beat Rajasthan Royals by 8 runs

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Updated:Apr 01, 2019 12:23:26 am

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Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals 2019 Highlights:Β Chennai Super Kings won their third match of the IPL 2019 with a eight-run defeat of Rajasthan Royals at the Chepauk stadium in Chennai on Sunday. Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s well-calculated half-century in challenging conditions turned out to be a game-changer. Dhoni remained unbeaten at 75 off 46 balls to lead his side to a competitive 175 for five, seizing momentum from Royals bowlers who were off to an inspiring start. The pitch used in the previous match was a rank turner but on Sunday it turned to be a different challenge for the batsmen since it was not conducive for stroke-play as the ball was stopping a bit.

Rajasthan Royals needed someone to pace the innings according to the need of the match and they ended at 167/8, suffering their third defeat. Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer took the chase deep with their fiery 44-run partnership but Dwayne Bravo bowled a brilliant last over, defending 12 runs that Royals needed to score to claim the win.


Chennai Super Kings: MS Dhoni (captain & WK), Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Shane Watson, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Imran Tahir, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar,Β M Santner.

Rajasthan Royals: Ajinkya Rahane (C), Steve Smith, Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer, Jos Buttler (wk), Sanju Samson, Shreyas Gopal, Jaydev Unadkat, Dhawal Kulkarni, Krishnappa Gowtham.

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Indian Premier League, 2019MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai 20 January 2020

Chennai Super Kings 175/5 (20.0)


Rajasthan Royals 167/8 (20.0)

Match Ended ( Day - Match 12 ) Chennai Super Kings beat Rajasthan Royals by 8 runs

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    00:15 (IST)01 Apr 2019
    CSK vs RR Live: Chennai Super Kings beat Rajasthan Royals by 8 runs

    CSK register their 14th win in the last 15 games in Chennai. Celebrations are on at Chepauk stadium. 

    00:14 (IST)01 Apr 2019
    Dwayne Bravo removes Ben Stokes

    Dwayne Bravo removes Ben Stokes off the first ball. A huge wicket for CSK in the final over of the match. Suresh Raina takes a brilliant catch. Ben Stokes falls on 46. 12 needed off 5 balls. RR 164/7

    23:36 (IST)31 Mar 2019
    CSK vs RR Live: Another wicket for Imran Tahir

    Imran Tahir strikes again and takes his second wicket. Key RR batsman Steve Smith 28(30) hits the ball while feeling the pressure. Tahir celebrates his second hunt. 

    23:15 (IST)31 Mar 2019
    CSK vs RR Live: Rahul Tripathi departs

    Rahul Tripathi gets a leading edge off Imran Tahir. CAUGHT & BOWLED! Tripathi tries to flick away the leg-break delivery and gets a leading edge back to the bowler and Tahir breaks an important partnership. Rahul Tripathi 39(24). 

    22:56 (IST)31 Mar 2019
    CSK vs RR Live: 50 up for Royals

    Rajasthan Royals have posted 50 runs for the loss of three wickets on the scoreboard at 7.71 rpo, chasing 175 against Chennai Super Kings. Steve Smith and Rahul Tripathi are out in the middle.

    22:36 (IST)31 Mar 2019
    CSK vs RR Live: Rajasthan Royals lose Jos Buttler

    Shardul Thakur bowls his second over and removes dangerous man Jos Buttler on the very first delivery. Dwayne Bravo takes strides backwards and takes a an easy catch. RR in deep trouble. Jos Buttler 6(7).

    22:33 (IST)31 Mar 2019
    CSK vs RR Live: WICKET!

    Deepak Chahar strikes again and removes Sanju Samson for 8(10). Having lost their 2 wickets in three overs, Rajasthan Royals are in trouble. Sanju Samson departs after becoming the youngest player to complete 2000 runs in IPL.

    22:17 (IST)31 Mar 2019
    CSK vs RR Live: Ajinkya Rahane departs

    Deepak Chahar gets the breakthrough in the first over of RR innings. Ravindra Jadeja takes a wonderful catch at backward point. RR skipper Ajinkya Rahane departs 0(2). Sanju Samson is the new man on crease.

    22:13 (IST)31 Mar 2019
    CSK vs RR Live: Dhoni-Jadeja break another record

    In its total of 175/5, the duo of MS Dhoni and Ravindra Jadeja made another record of scoring most runs off an over in IPL 2019. The duo of Dhoni-Jadeja gets 28 runs off Jaydev Unadkat's last over, the highest runs scored off in an over in IPL 2019.

    22:00 (IST)31 Mar 2019
    CSK vs RR Live: 60 runs from last 3 overs

    CSK skipper MS Dhoni hits 3 sixes, Jadeja one in the last over of CSK innings. The duo brings 28 runs from the last over. Last 3 overs can prove to be game-changer for CSK as the 'Yellow Army' gets 60 runs from it. Dhoni remains not out (75* off 46 deliveries). This is Dhoni's second-highest score in IPL. He walked in when CSK was 27/3 and took the side to post 175/5 in 20 overs.

    21:19 (IST)31 Mar 2019
    CSK vs RR Live: Jaydev Unadkat scalps out Suresh Raina

    Jaydev Unadkat gets the breakthrough for Rajasthan Royals and removes set batsman Suresh Raina 36(32). He changes the pace and does the trick. BOWLED. Just a ball before, Raina survived as RR miss out a run-out chance. A direct hit could have brought an end to his innings. An unhappy MS Dhoni expresses his disappointment. Jaydev Unadkat ends 61-run stand between Dhoni and Raina. Over 14, CSK 88/4.


    20:51 (IST)31 Mar 2019
    CSK vs RR Live: WICKET!

    CSK are in trouble. The hosts lose their third wicket. Kedar Jadhav goes for a big shot but edges the ball to the wicketkeeper. Dhawal Kulkarni gets the breakthrough. So far, Rajasthan Royals have been successful in restricting CSK. MS Dhoni and Suresh Raina are out in the middle. RR would look to break this partnership.

    20:42 (IST)31 Mar 2019
    CSK vs RR Live: Shane Watson departs

    Shane Watson edges the ball to the third man. OUT! He was saved by the DRS on one occasion when he was given LBW in umpire's original decision.

    20:25 (IST)31 Mar 2019
    Archer removes Rayudu

    Ambati Rayudu is out after the ball takes the edge from his bat and lands into keeper's gloves. He makes room but clever balling there from Archer.

    19:45 (IST)31 Mar 2019
    Chennai Super Kings Playing 11

    Chennai Super Kings are back on their home ground. CSK will look to make it 3 wins in three matches when they take on the Rajasthan Royals in Match 12 of VIVO IPL 2019. Here's the CSK Playing XI:

    S Watson, A Rayudu, S Raina, K Jadhav, MS Dhoni* (wk), D Bravo, R Jadeja, D Chahar, S Thakur, M Santner, I Tahir

    19:42 (IST)31 Mar 2019
    Rajasthan Royals Playing 11

    Rajasthan Royals are all geared up for a clash with Chennai Super Kings in their home turf. Here's the Playing XI of the Royals:

    A Rahane*, J Buttler (wk), S Samson, S Smith, B Stokes, R Tripathi, K Gowtham, J Archer, J Unadkat, S Gopal, D Kulkarni.

    19:32 (IST)31 Mar 2019
    CSK vs RR Live: TOSS

    Rajasthan Royals captain Ajinkya Rahane wins the toss and elects to bowl first.

    19:27 (IST)31 Mar 2019
    Rajasthan Royals bowlers need to step up

    Rajasthan skipper Ajinkya Rahane would be happy with the batting but expect his bowlers to up the ante. The onus would be on the bowlers to find ways to contain a mighty CSK batting unit if the Royals want to see a reversal of fortunes.It will be a contest between Rajasthan's formidable batting line-up comprising Rahane, Buttler, Steve Smith, Ben Stokes and Samson versus a spin-heavy CSK bowling.

    19:06 (IST)31 Mar 2019
    CSK coach on the Chennai pitch

    "It certainly wasn't up to the scratch in the first game and contrary to belief, that wasn't by design by us. I've looked at the surface (for tomorrow's match), it looks a lot better, a lot harder and compact. But we just have to be flexible as soon as the first ball is bowled and play accordingly," said CSK coach Stephen Fleming. A controversy had erupted after RCB were bowled out for 70 in the first game here. 

    CSK vs RR Live Score, RR vs CSK Live Score UpdatesChennai Super Kings: MS Dhoni (captain & WK), Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis, Murali Vijay, Kedar Jadhav, Sam Billings, Ravindra Jadeja, Dhruv Shorey, Chaitanya Bishnoi, Rituraj Gaikwad, Dwayne Bravo, Karn Sharma, Imran Tahir, Harbhajan Singh, Mitchell Santner, Shardul Thakur, Mohit Sharma, K M Asif, David Willey, Deepak Chahar, N Jagadeesan (wk).Rajasthan Royals: Ajinkya Rahane (C), Steve Smith, Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer, Jos Buttler, Ashton Turner, Ish Sodhi, Oshane Thomas, Liam Livingstone, Sanju Samson, Shubham Ranjane, Stuart Binny, Shreyas Gopal, Sudhesan Midhun, Jaydev Unadkat, Prashant Chopra, Mahipal Lomror, Aryaman Birla, Riyan Parag, Dhawal Kulkarni, Krishnappa Gowtham, Varun Aaron, Shashank Singh, Manan Vohra, Rahul Tripathi.
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