Have been battered rather convincingly by Rajasthan Royals, Chennai Super Kings will be keen to get things right when they take on a confident Delhi Capitals in match number seven of IPL 2020 at the Dubai International cricket stadium on Friday. In a sense, it can be said that Delhi got out on jail against Kings XI Punjab, after the latter needed just one from three balls in their chase. Then again, Delhi deserve credit for holding their nerve under pressure.
It was a run fest in Sharjah as more than 400 runs were scored in the match with both the teams crossing 200. Also the record for highest number of sixes in an IPL match was broken, as 33 sixes were hit in the game. Sanju Samson stole the limelight with an explosive 74 as the Rajasthan Royals went on to beat the Chennai Super Kings by 16 runs.
IPL 2020 4th Match RR vs CSK Live scores updating here: Inaugural champions Rajasthan Royals will take on three-time winners Chennai Super Kings in game four of IPL 2020 at Sharjah on Tuesday, September 22. This will be Rajasthan’s first match of the season while Chennai will go in with greater confidence having defeated last year’s winners Mumbai Indians in this season’s tournament opener. As such the Royals would have their task cut out.
So IPL finally kicked off and we had a competitive match to watch. CSK looked on course to win for most of the match, except for a bit of a wobble in the second half of their chase. A calm Faf du Plessis batted through to get his team off to a winning start.
After what has seemed like an unending wait, the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League will finally kick-off with the high-octane clash between defending champions Mumbai Indians and last year’s runners-up Chennai Super Kings. A lot has changed since the two teams met in the 2019 summit clash. Coronavirus first forced the event to be suspended before it was eventually moved out of India, to the UAE, due to safety concerns over COVID-19. The tournament will be devoid of the usual hustle-bustle of crowds. But, fans would be pleased that at least there would be witnessing their cricketing stars back in action.
Kasi Viswanathan, the CEO of Chennai Super Kings, has dismissed reports of in-form England batsman Dawid Malan replacing Suresh Raina in the CSK squad for IPL 2020. Viswanathan clarified that the foreign quota of eight players in CSK was already full. Hence, there is no question of Malan joining CSK.
After a long wait, the full schedule of Indian Premier League (2020), excluding the play-offs, has been finally announced. With Chennai Super Kings (CSK) players testing negative for Covid-19, last year’s runners-up will take on defending champions Mumbai Indians in the high-profile tournament opener on September 19. The match will be held at Abu Dhabi
In the news for his shock exit from IPL 2020 citing personal reasons, Chennai Super Kings’ (CSK) senior batsman Suresh Raina has opened up for the first time on all the controversy surrounding him. While terming CSK boss N. Srinivasan as a father figure, the 33-year-old dismissed all rumours of a rift over a hotel room as ‘fabricated’.