Top knocks by Conway, Gaikwad guide CSK to 208/6 against DC


Navi Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Could 8 (ANI): Prime knocks by Devon Conway and Ruturaj Gaikwad and a fast cameo by Mahendra Singh Dhoni, offered Chennai Tremendous Kings with a complete of 208/6, on the finish of the primary innings towards Delhi Capitals, right here at Dr DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai.

Conway smashed 87 runs off 49 balls, whereas Gaikwad scored 41 runs off 33 balls, and gave Chennai a powerful hand within the first innings.

Put to bat, Chennai had an incredible begin to their innings as their opening batters Gaikwad and Conway smashed 57 runs in simply 6 overs. The duo saved on thrashing the Delhi bowlers and saved the momentum within the favor of their aspect.

Conway then introduced up his half-century in simply 28 balls, whereas Gaikwad gave a powerful stand to him from the opposite finish. They took Chennai’s rating to 84/0 in simply 9 overs. The previous then smashed three back-to-back fours on Kuldeep Yadav within the tenth over, and took his aspect throughout the 100-run mark, with none loss.

Delhi lastly took a sigh of aid when Anrich Nortje despatched Gaikwad (41) again to the dugout within the eleventh over, leaving the crew’s whole at 110/1. Conway was joined by Shivam Dube on the crease and so they continued the carnage.

Dube smashed 19 runs within the sixteenth over, which was bowled by Shardul Thakur and took his aspect’s rating to 167/1. It was lastly within the seventeenth over, when Conway was caught by Rishabh Pant on Khaleel Ahmed’s supply and departed after scoring 87 runs off 49 balls.

Conway’s dismissal was adopted by Dube’s wicket by Mitchell Marsh within the 18th over. However that didn’t have an effect on Chennai’s batting energy as Dhoni got here to the crease and smashed 11 runs in the identical over.

Ambati Rayudu, who had joined Dhoni on the crease, couldn’t stand lengthy as he was caught by Axar Patel within the nineteenth over, with the crew’s rating at 187/4. Moeen Ali got here to the crease and opened his account with a boundary. The over ended on a excessive for Chennai as Dhoni despatched the final ball off to the stands for a six.

Within the twentieth over, Moeen Ali hit a boundary on the very first ball earlier than getting caught by David Warner on the second supply by Nortje. Delhi acquired one other breakthrough on the very subsequent ball as Robin Uthappa was despatched again for a duck.

Dhoni, who was then joined by Dwayne Bravo, took Chennai’s whole to 208/6, after taking a double on the final ball of the innings. Delhi now want a complete of 209 in 120 balls to register their sixth win of IPL 2022.

Temporary scores: Chennai Tremendous Kings 208/6 (Devon Conway 87, Ruturaj Gaikwad 41; Anrich Nortje 3/42) vs Delhi Capitals. (ANI)


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