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IPL 2021: Match 12, CSK vs RR Match Prediction – Who will win today’s match?

After the hammering at the hands of Delhi Capitals, Chennai Super Kings made an impressive comeback in the 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The team, led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni, beat the Punjab Kings (PBKS) by six wickets at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

Speedster Deepak Chahar’s four-wicket haul helped the Yellow Army seal the win with 26 balls to spare. Chennai Super King’s next game is against the Rajasthan Royals on Monday, April 19 in Mumbai itself. The Royals, on the other hand, have been involved in a couple of closely fought encounters.

After David Miller’s half-century and Chris Morris’s cameo, they got out of jail against the Delhi Capitals. Both Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royal have been highly competitive against each other with the former having a lead by four wins.

Match Details

Match – Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals – 12th match

Venue – Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Time – 7:30 PM IST, 02:00 PM GMT

Where to watch live – Star Sports Network, Hotstar

Pitch Report

The pitch at the Wankhede Stadium turned out to be a bowler’s graveyard in the first couple of games. But of late, the bowlers have managed to extract a lot from the surface. The batters need to be a tad circumspect. Batting second should be the way forward. The temperature will be around 30 degrees Celsius with the humidity in the 60s. There are no chances of a downpour.

Avg first innings score: 166 (4 matches in IPL 2021 at the Wankhede)

Record of chasing teams: Won – 3, Lost – 1, Tied – 0

Probable Playing XIs:

Chennai Super Kings

Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf Du Plessis, Moeen Ali, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (C and WK), Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar

Bench: Robin Uthappa, Imran Tahir, KM Asif, Bhagath Verma, C Hari Nishanth, Narayan Jagadeesan, Cheteshwar Pujara, Harishankar Reddy, Sai Kishore, Mitchell Santner, Karn Sharma

Rajasthan Royals

Jos Buttler, Manan Vohra, Sanju Samson (C & WK), Shivam Dube, David Miller, Riyan Parag, Chris Morris, Rahul Tewatia, Jayadev Unadkat, Chetan Sakariya, Mustafizur Rahman

Bench: Liam Livingstone, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Mahipal Lomror, Shreyas Gopal, Andrew Tye, Anuj Rawat, Akash Singh, Jofra Archer, KC Cariappa, Mayank Markande, Kuldip Yadav, Kartik Tyagi

 

PBKS vs CSK, IPL 2021, 8th Match:- Chennai’s bowler caused havoc, beat Punjab

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In the eighth match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021, Chennai Super Kings defeated Punjab Kings by 6 wickets. Batting first, the Punjab Kings’ explosive batting order was shattered like cards in front of CSK bowlers and the team could only manage 106 runs after losing 8 wickets in 20 overs. For the team, young batsman Shah Rukh Khan scored the most 47 runs. In reply, Chennai achieved the target of 107 runs on the back of Moeen Ali (47) and Faf du Plessis’s 36-run unbeaten innings by losing four wickets in just 15.3 overs.

Chennai’s stunning inning

Chasing a target of 107 runs, Chennai did not start well and the team lost the wicket of Ruturaj Gaikwad on a score of just 24 runs. Ruturaj was disappointed with his batting in the second match in a row and was able to score just 5 runs after facing 16 balls. After this, Moeen Ali and Faf du Plessis shared a 64-run partnership for the second wicket and almost ensured the victory of CSK. Moeen Ali was dismissed for 41 off 31 balls by Murugan Ashwin. After this, Mohammed Shami dismissed Suresh Raina (8) and Ambati Rayudu without opening the account within two balls. In the final, The pair of Sam Curran and Faf du Plessis led the team to victory.

Earlier, the Chennai Super Kings bowlers took four wickets for 26 runs in the Powerplay, justifying the captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s decision to bowl first. In this, the important role was played by Deepak Chahar who bowled Mayank Agarwal (0) in the first over and sent it to the pavilion. Even after that, they kept the pressure and allowed only two fours in four overs spell. In-form Punjab captain KL Rahul (05) was run out by a stunning throw from Ravindra Jadeja on the short cover when Rahul was trying to steal a run. Then in the fifth over, Jadeja dived and grabbed an excellent catch and ended Chris Gayle’s 10-run inning, which was Chahar’s second wicket.

Chennai’s bowling attack in the Powerplay

Nicholas Pooran was dismissed for a second time at zero; he caught out by Shardul Thakur at log leg in Chahar’s short ball. Deepak Hooda (10) was dismissed in the seventh over with an easy catch to Faf du Plessis and it was Chahar’s fourth wicket.

The team’s score at this time was 26 for five wickets. Shah Rukh Khan and Jay Richardson added 31 runs for the sixth wicket. Murugan Ashwin (06) then added 30 runs along with Shah Rukh Khan to help Punjab reach this score. Shah Rukh Khan scored 47 runs for Punjab and he was dismissed by Sam Curran in the last over.

DC vs RR, IPL 2021, 7th match: – Chris Morris’s quick knock helped Rajasthan, beat Delhi by three wickets in a thrilling match

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In the seventh match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021, Rajasthan Royals faced Delhi Capitals on Thursday. Rajasthan Royals defeated Delhi Capitals by 3 wickets in a thrilling match. The target of 148 runs was achieved by Rajasthan Royals losing 7 wickets in 19.4 overs. In the last two overs for Rajasthan, Chris morris batted stormily and gave the team the victory. He played an unbeaten inning of 36 runs in 18 balls. Morris smashed a six to give Rajasthan their first win of the season.

For Rajasthan, David Miller scored the highest 62 runs. Rajasthan had lost 5 wickets for 42 runs in the 10th over. Miller then handled Rajasthan’s innings. He completed his fifty in 40 balls. Kagiso Rabada took two wickets for Delhi Capitals. Chris Woakes 2 and Avesh Khan took the maximum three wickets. Earlier, thanks to the bowling performance of the bowlers led by Jaydev Unadkat, Rajasthan Royals held Delhi Capitals to 147 for eight. Unadkat took three wickets for 15 runs in four overs. Apart from him, Mustafizur Rahman took two wickets for 29 runs.

For Delhi, captain Rishabh Pant hit a 51-run stand before being run out. Apart from them, Tom Karan scored 21 and Lalit Yadav scored 20 runs. The exact bowling of the Royals can be gauged from the fact that Delhi’s innings did not take a single six. Royals’ captain Sanju Samson won the toss and invited Delhi to bat first and their bowlers left no stone unturned to justify their decision.

In the second over of the innings, Unadkat gave a good start to the Royals by getting Prithvi Shaw caught by David Miller at the backward point for 2 runs on a slow ball. Opener Shikhar Dhawan (09) hit a four off Chetan Sakariya but his excellent catch was caught by wicketkeeper Samson off Unadkat. Pant opened the account with a four on Unadkat but the fast bowler caught Ajinkya Rahane (08) in the next over with his own ball and Delhi scored 36 for three in six overs. In the next over, Mustafizur gave a fourth blow to Delhi by sending Marcus Stoinis to the pavilion without opening the account.

Rishabh Pant and Debut Lalit Yadav then took over the innings. Yadav opened the account with two fours on the most expensive player of the IPL auction, Chris Maurice. Pant welcomed Rahul Tewatia with four fours. 20 runs scored in this over. Pant completed a 30-ball half-century with a four over Mustafizur. He, however, was run out with an accurate throw from the bowler in an attempt to steal a quick run in Parag’s next over. He hit nine fours in his 32-ball innings. Delhi’s 100 runs came in the 15th over. But in the same over from Chris Maurice, Tewatia took a great catch of Yadav (20), running back from mid on. Tom Curren 21 and Chris Woakes (15 not out) played some attractive shots in the final overs to take the team score to 147 runs.

SRH vs RCB, IPL 2021, 6th Match: -Shahbaz Ahmed became hero in exciting match, beating Sunrisers Hyderabad by 6 runs

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Shahbaz Ahmed changed the scene of the match with three wickets in an over and Royal Challengers Bangalore thrashed Sunrisers Hyderabad by six runs in another exciting IPL match on Wednesday. RCB scored 149 runs for eight wickets on the basis of Glenn Maxwell’s 41-ball 59. In response, the Sunrisers, who had scored 96 runs for one wicket in the 14th over at one time, could only manage 143 runs for nine wickets in 20 overs. At one time, they needed 35 off 24 balls and dangerous batsman Jonny Bairstow was at the crease.

After that, spinner Ahmed returned RCB strongly in the 17th over with three wickets, including Bairstow. Bairstow (12) on the first ball, Manish Pandey (38 off 39 balls) on the second, and Abdul Samad (0) were dismissed on the last ball. After this, the way of the Sunrisers’ return to the match was also closed. For Sunrisers, skipper David Warner and Pandey added 83 runs for the second wicket. Warner scored 54 runs in 37 balls with the help of seven fours and a six. This was Sunrisers second defeat and RCB’s second win.

Earlier, the Sunrisers bowlers led by West Indies all-rounder Jason Holder put in a great performance. Holder took three wickets for 30 runs, while star spinner Rashid Khan took two wickets for 18 runs. For RCB, Maxwell scored the most runs and hit five fours and three sixes in his innings. Captain Virat Kohli contributed 33, Shahbaz Nadeem 14, and Kyle Jamieson contributed 12 runs. Kohli and Devdutt Padikkal (11) got a good start to RCB but the Sunrisers did not have to wait long for the first success.

In the third over, Bhuvneshwar Kumar dismissed Padikkal who was playing his first match after recovering from a Corona infection. The next wicket fell as Shahbaz Ahmed when RCB scored 47 runs. Maxwell then changed the game and hit two sixes and a four off the first three balls of the 11th over of Shahbaz Nadeem. Kohli also hit a four in this over. Both shared a 44-run partnership, but the holder broke the partnership with Kohli’s valuable wicket.

After the arrival of AB de Villiers, Sunrisers captain David Warner again handed the ball to the spinners. Leg-spinner Rashid sent him to the pavilion, caught by Warner in the covers. Rashid took the second wicket in the form of Washington Sundar (eight). Maxwell hit three fours and a six in the last three overs.

KKR vs MI, IPL 2021 Highlights: Mumbai Indians Beat Kolkata Knight Riders By 10 Runs

IPL 2021 KKR vs MI Highlights: Mumbai Indians beat Kolkata Knight Riders by  10 runs | Hindustan TimesMumbai Indians (MI) came back from the jaws of defeat to register their 1st win of the tournament, beating Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by 10 runs. Kolkata Knight Riders batsmen lost their way in the run-chase after the fall of Nitish Rana, gifting wickets at regular intervals to the Mumbai Indians spinners. Trent Boult finished brilliantly at the end, defending 15 runs in the last over against the likes of Andre Russell and Dinesh Karthik. After a disappointing start, the Rohit Sharma-led side got on the points table with a win, while on the other hand, Eoin Morgan will look to consolidate on a mixed start to the tournament when they take on Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on April 18. Earlier, Suryakumar Yadav made 56 and Rohit Sharma made 43 as Mumbai finished on 152 all out. Rana’s 57 kept KKR in the hunt but his departure brought about a collapse that KKR failed to arrest.