Prithvi Shaw powerful half-century and a penetrating knock helped the Delhi Capitals beat the Chennai Super Kings. Prior to the match, Chennai was said to be heavier than Delhi. But the match saw the strong performance of Delhi’s young players. This was Delhi’s second victory in the tournament.
Chasing Delhi’s challenge, Chennai’s opener failed miserably. So Chennai did not get off to a good start in this match. Rituraj Gaikwad, who came to bat at number four, did not find the tone this time. Ritu could score only five runs this time. But Faf du Plessis fought the Chennai fort well this time. Faf was dismissed for 43 this time.
Prithvi Shaw strong performance helped Delhi Capitals to a 176-run challenge against Chennai Super Kings. Chennai started cautiously in pursuit of this challenge. After that, a big shot was expected from the Chennai openers. But even in this match, both the openers of Chennai could not do well.
Chennai won the toss and elected to bat first. Both Delhi openers Prithvi and Shikhar Dhawan gave the team a good start. Prithvi and Shikhar made a cautious start and then made a strong attack on Delhi’s bowling. Prithvi and Shikhar opened the innings with 94 runs
Prithvi hit Chennai’s bowling hard this time. I wondered if the earth would now shine a century. But once again, Piyush Chawla gave the team success. After Piyush dismissed Dhawan, Prithvi also showed the way to the tent in his next over. Prithvi hit 64 off 43 balls with nine fours and a six.
The Chennai team saw the success of spinner Piyush Chawla this time. In the last match, Piyush was very expensive. But in this match, Piyush dismissed both the Delhi openers to give the team a double victory.