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The winning streak of CSK is broken now, Delhi Capitals defeated Chennai Super Kings: Match Highlights

Delhi Capitals defeated Chennai Super Kings
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Introduction of Delhi Capitals defeated Chennai Super Kings

Finally, Pant overcame the challenges regarding his captaincy and bagged the first win of this season. Delhi Capitals have defeated CSK by 20 runs and with this loss, CSK has the top position on the point table. Currently, KKR is on top & CSK is holding the 2nd position. CSK is holding the 2nd position on the point table with 2 wins and 1 loss out of the 3 matches they have played in the league.

CSK has an NRR of +0.976. On the other hand, this is the first win of DC in this season. Delhi Capitals is holding the 7th position on the point table with 1 win & 2 losses out of the 3 matches they have played so far. DC has an NRR (Net Run Rate) of -0.016.  Let’s dive into the details of the match to get a clear view of the win. Read the blog & stay connected with sprintersgames.in to get all the sports updates on time.

Do you want to know about the match?

Delhi Capitals and CSK played against each other in the 13th match of the IPL 2024. The venue of the match was Dr Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam and it started at 7:30 PM.

Who bagged the toss?

Delhi Capitals won the toss and Pant decided to bat first.

What did DC do in the match?

Pant chose Prithvi Shaw & David Warner as the openers for this match and the duo didn’t disappoint Pant at all. They scored 62 runs without a single wicket loss & the powerplay was worth watching.

Warner reached fifty runs, but Matheesha Pathirana’s spectacular catch put an end to the Australian’s innings shortly after. Shaw was removed for 43 off 27 after his innings ended at 52 off 35.

Using two scorching yorkers in one over, Pathirana then turned it on with the ball, dismissing Mitchell Marsh and Tristan Stubbs. After that, Pant went wild and scored his first season half-century. After Pathirana dismissed him at 51 off 32 balls, DC finished their 20 overs with a score of 191/5. In 20 overs, DC set a goal of 191/5 for CSK.

How did CSK perform in the match?

One of the best teams in the IPL is, CSK. However, the day did not belong to them. When Khaleel dismissed openers Rurutaj Gaikwad and Rachin Ravindra, CSK was struggling at 7/2 at the beginning of the third over. Towards the end of the powerplay, Ajinkya Rahane then gave them some momentum, but CSK was never able to fully commit to their chase in the middle overs. In the end, Rahane was dismissed for 45 off 30, leaving Shivam Dube and Ravindra Jadeja to chase a steeply rising needed run rate in the last overs. After Dube was eventually removed by Mukesh for his third wicket, MS Dhoni onto the field for the first time this season.

MS Dhoni on the batting pitch for the first time in this season:

MS Dhoni is one of the best finishers and strategists in cricket history. This is the first match of this season where he came to bat. MS Dhoni walked out to bat at No. 8 when CSK was down and out. He scored 37* from 16 deliveries. MS Dhoni won the ‘Electric Striker of the Match award’ for this terrific spell.

 His scorecard is like 4,1,4,1,6,0,0,0,0,1,4,6,0,4,0,6.

Here are some highlights from DC vs CSK IPL 2024 match:

Delhi Capitals won the toss and chose to bat first

– Their new opening partnership of Prithvi Shaw and David Warner put up a partnership of 93 runs off 58 balls

– Warner scored his 62nd IPL fifty

– Warner fell to a screamer of a catch from Matheesha Pathirana

– Rishabh Pant scored 51 in 32 balls

– Delhi Capitals scored 191/5 in 20 overs

– MS Dhoni batted for the first time this season

Pant’s contribution & reaction:

Rishabh Pant hit 3 sixes and 4 boundaries as he gave Delhi the much-needed late impetus and helped them post a par total of 191 in 20 overs in Vizag.

He was overwhelmed by this win. “One and a half years,” Pant said when he was asked if he was also waiting, like the rest of the cricket fraternity, to see him hit a one-handed six.”I haven’t played much cricket, but I kept believing I could change the match,” the Delhi captain added,

However, things are still not very smooth for Pant. he has been fined for breaching the IPL Code of Conduct. On March 31, as DC registered their first win in the tournament at the Dr Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam, Pant was slapped with a penalty for maintaining a slow over rate in DC’s match against defending champions, Chennai Super Kings (CSK).

Final words: Delhi Capitals defeated Chennai Super Kings

We are still processing Dhoni’s spell. Age is just a number for him. Although we are sad for CSK, however, we are happy for Pant as well. This win will help boost his confidence. Keep watching the IPL 2024 & stay connected with sprintersgames.in to get all the sports updates on time.

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