Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Chennai Super Kings 17 April Match Report- 2019

Jonny Bairstow scored a quickfire 61, as Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Chennai Super Kings comfortably by 6 wickets at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad on Wednesday.

Chennai included Karn Shama and Sam Billings in place of injured MS Dhoni and Mitchell Santner, while Hyderabad brought in Yusuf Pathan and Shahbaz Nadeem for Ricky Bhui and Abhishek Sharma. Continue reading “Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Chennai Super Kings 17 April Match Report- 2019”

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings 14 April Match Report-2019

Suresh Raina scored a match winning half century, as Chennai Super Kings defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 5 wickets at Eden Gardens, Kolkata on Sunday.

Kolkata included Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine and Harry Gurney in place of Carlos Braithwate, Joe Denly and Lockie Furguson, while Chennai went in with an unchanged line up. Continue reading “Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings 14 April Match Report-2019”

Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings Match Report-11 April 2019

Mahendra Singh Dhoni scored a brilliant half century, as Chennai Super Kings defeated Rajasthan Royals by 4 wickets at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur on Thursday.

Chennai brought in Mitchell Santner and Shardul Thakur in place of Harbhajan Singh and Scott Kuggeleijn, while Rajasthan included debutant Riyan Parag, Jaydev Unadkat and Sanju Samson. Continue reading “Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings Match Report-11 April 2019”

Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders Match Report- 9 April 2019

Faf du Plessis scored an unbeaten 43, as Chennai Super Kings defeated cruised to a seven wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders at M Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai on Tuesday.

Both teams went in with an unchanged line up.

Chennai Super Kings Starting Line up vs Kolkata Knight Riders

After being put into bat by Chennai, Kolkata Knight Riders lost wickets of Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine and Nitish Rana with the score on 9.

Robin Uthappa looked good in his short stay, before perishing to a pull which landed in the safe hands of Kedar Jadhav at deep square leg off Deepak Chahar.

The visitors lost skipper Dinesh Karthik and youngster Shubman Gill, as KKR slumped at 47/6.

Andre Russell bailed KKR out of trouble to some extent by scoring a valuable fifty. His knock comprised of five fours and three sixes, as KKR finished at 108 for 9 in their allotted 20 overs.

Chahar was Super Kings best bowler as he claimed 3/20 in 4 overs, while Harbhajan Singh and Imran Tahir bagged 2 wickets each.

Chasing a target of 109, Shane Watson got off to a brisk start, by hitting two fours and one six, before being dismissed by Sunil Narine.

Suresh Raina failed cash in on the opportunity to make a big score as he fell to brilliant catch brilliant catch by Piyush Chawla for 14 runs.

Du Plessis and Ambati Rayudu batted cautiously as the duo added 46 runs for the third wicket, before the latter was caught by Nitish Rana off the 30 year old Chawla.

The 34 year old Proteas captain along with Kedar Jadhav added an unbeaten 30 run stand for the 4th wicket, as Chennai Super Kings reached the target of 109 runs comfortably with 16 balls to spare.

With this win, Chennai jumped to the top position in the IPL 2019, while Kolkata suffered their second loss.

Sunil Narine was Kolkata Knight Riders best bowler as he ended up with 2/24, while Piyush Chawla claimed a solitary wicket.

Deepak Chahar was declared the Man of the match for his brilliant spell.

Deepak Chahar

The 24th Match of the Indian Premier League will be played between Mumbai Indians and Kings XI Punjab at the Wankhede Stadium Mumbai on 10 April Wednesday.

Chennai Super Kings vs Kings XI Punjab Match Report- 6 April 2019

KL Rahul and Sarfaraz Khan’s fine fifties went in vain as Chennai Super Kings defeated the Kings XI Punjab by 22 runs at MA Chidambaram Stadium on Saturday.

The home brought Faf du Plessis, Harbhajan Singh and Scott Kuggeleijn in place of Dwayne Bravo, Mohit Sharma and Shardul Thakur, while the visitors included Chris Gayle and Andrew Tye for Hardus Viljoen and Mujeeb-ur-Rahman.

Chennai Super Kings Starting Line up vs Kings Xi Punjab

After winning the toss and electing to bat first, the Chennai openers made a fantastic beginning as the duo of Faf du Plessis and Shane Watson added 56 runs for the opening stand, before Ravichandran Ashwin dismissed the former for 26. Continue reading “Chennai Super Kings vs Kings XI Punjab Match Report- 6 April 2019”

Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings Match Report 3 April 2019

Chennai Super Kings suffered their first defeat of IPL 2019 as a stunning all-round performance from Hardik Pandya helped Mumbai Indians beat the visitors by 37 runs at the Wankhede Stadium on Wednesday. The win was Mumbai’s 100th in IPL history- the first franchise to achieve the landmark.

MI opted to give Jason Behrendorff his debut, with the Australian pacer replacing Mitchell McClenaghan in the XI. Another change saw Rahul Chahar, the first cousin of CSK pacer Deepak, come in for Mayank Markande. CSK chose to go with only three foreigners, with Kiwi Mitchell Santner making way for Mohit Sharma.

CSK Starting lineup vs MI 2019 Continue reading “Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings Match Report 3 April 2019”

12th Game of IPL 2019- Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals Match Report 31 March 2019

Mahendra Singh Dhoni scored a breezy 75, as Chennai Super Kings defeated the Rajasthan Royals by 8 runs at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai on Sunday. Continue reading “12th Game of IPL 2019- Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals Match Report 31 March 2019”

Fifth Game of IPL 2019-Delhi Capitals vs Chennai Super Kings Match Report 26 March 2019

Shane Watson scored a rapid 44, as Chennai Super Kings registered their second win in IPL by defeating Delhi Capitals by 6 wickets at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, New Delhi on Tuesday. Continue reading “Fifth Game of IPL 2019-Delhi Capitals vs Chennai Super Kings Match Report 26 March 2019”

First Game of IPL 2019- Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Match Report 23 March 2019

Chennai Super Kings’ spinners wove a web around Bangalore’s batsmen as the home side thumped the visitors by seven wickets in the opening match of the 2019 Indian Premier League at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Saturday evening. The game was expected to be a blockbuster clash, but ended up being a one sided one as the troika of Harbhajan Singh, Imran Tahir and Ravindra Jadeja proved too hot to handle for the poor RCB batsmen on a tough Chennai wicket.

CSK Playing XI vs RCB 2019

RCB opted for AB de Villiers, Shimron Hetmeyer, Moeen Ali and Colin de Grandhomme as their overseas options while Chennai, somewhat surprisingly, went with just three foreign players- the PSL winning Quetta duo of Shane Watson & Dwayne Bravo and South African spinner Tahir. Continue reading “First Game of IPL 2019- Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Match Report 23 March 2019”

List of Players bought at IPL Auction-2019

Here are the list of KKR players bought during the IPL Auction 2019 at Jaipur.

Despite having hard hitting Andre Russell in the squad, KKR roped in yet another all rounder in the form of West Indies captain Carlos Brathwaite who was bought for a whopping Rs 5 crore.

They also added New Zealand fast bowler Lockie Ferguson who was bought for Rs. 1.6 crore.

Maharashtra wicket keeper batsman Nikhil Naik and domestic cricketer Prithviraj Yaara were bought for 20 lakhs.

During the last round of the auction, Joe Denly was purchased at his base price of Rs. 1 crore

Another clever foreign buy was that of South African pacer Anrich Nortje (Rs 20 lakh), who really lit up the opening season of the Mzansi Super League for the Cape Town Blitz before his injury midway through the tournament. Continue reading “List of Players bought at IPL Auction-2019”