Shane Watson starred with the bat, scoring a ton earlier than bowlers accomplished the job as Chennai Tremendous Kings registered a medical 64-run victory over the Rajasthan Royals in Pune – the brand new dwelling of CSK – on Friday.Put into bat, Chennai Tremendous Kings openers Ambati Rayudu and Shane Watson put up 50 runs for the primary wicket, with Watson being significantly aggressive. He was dropped within the first over as Rahul Tripathi dropped a sitter at first slip, one thing the Royals had been made to pay for.
After Rayudu’s departure, Suresh Raina – who was returning after an damage – scored a blistering 46 off simply 29 deliveries, with 9 boundaries as he placed on a 81-run stand for the second wicket with Watson going large on the different finish.
Royals did handle to combat again as leg spinner Shreyas Gopal bought Raina, MS Dhoni and Sam Billings in fast succession. He was the standout bowler, choosing 3/20 in his four overs.
However Royals did not have a solution to their former participant, who was significantly brutal and was clearing boundaries at will. He hit six sixes and 9 boundaries in his innings, and scored 104
off simply 57 balls, at strike price of 186.
Binny, Gowtham, Stokes and Unadkat all felt Watson’s drive as CSK ended at 204/5.
For Royals to have any kind of an opportunity, they wanted a vibrant begin however CSK bowlers ensured that they weren’t any simple runs on supply.
Thakur eliminated Klaasen and Chahar picked up Rahane & in-form Sanju Samson as Royals had been lowered to 32/3.
Buttler and Stokes did get collectively, to place up 45-runs for the fourth wicket to spark some kind of a contest however then Bravo bought Buttler off a slower ball to extinguish all hopes.
CSK used 7 bowlers and virtually all of them had been amongst wickets with Chahar, Thakur, Bravo and Sharma choosing two every whereas Tahir and Watson getting one every.
It was a complete efficiency by CSK in what’s to be their dwelling floor for the rest of the season.
First Revealed: April 20, 2018, 11:56 PM IST