IPL 2021, Match 12 – CSK vs RR: MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings are again back on track as they thrashed their old rivals Rajasthan Royals by runs to claim their second win in IPL 2021 by 45 runs.
Quick Highlight Of Match 12 CSK vs RR
Earlier in the match, Sanju Samson won the toss for Rajasthan Royals and asked MS Dhoni and co. to bat first on Wankhede Stadium. The Chennai Super Kings have posted an impressive score of 188 after the completion of 20 overs.
While Faf du Plessis was the highest scorer for the batting team with 33 runs, Moeen Ali (26), Ambati Rayudu (27) and Dwayne Bravo (20*) also chipped in with useful contributions. Left-arm pacer Chetan Sakariya claimed three wickets in the game.
In reply, Rajasthan Royals got off to a stable start with Jos Buttler smashing the ball all around the park. Buttler, who smashed 49 off 35 balls was their Highest scorer. He smashed 5 fours and 2 sixes. No one expects the English batsman has played a match winning knock for their team. CSK completely damaged their middle order.
Manan Vohra (14 off 11), Shivam Dube (17 off 20), Rahul Tewatia (20 off 15) and Jayadev Unadkat (24 off 17) were other contributors.
Moeen Ali has done wonders for Chennai as he picked up 3 wickets in 3 overs while conceding only 7 runs. Sam Curran and Ravindra Jadeja also scalped 2 wickets each in their respective four overs. Shardul Thakur and Dwayne Bravo also picked one wicket each.
With this win, Chennai Super Kings have made a high jump and are now placed at the second spot in the points table with four points.