The 2nd match of Vivo IPL 2021 was played between CSK and DC in Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. We tell you about who won yesterday’s IPL game and a complete summary of yesterday’s IPL game between Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals.
CSK vs DC: Who won Yesterday’s IPL match?
Delhi Capitals who won yesterday’s IPL game defeated Chennai Super Kings by 7 wickets. Delhi Capitals openers Shikar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw batted superbly to chase down the target of 189 runs comfortably. Delhi who won yesterday’s IPL game started their IPL 2021 campaign with a bang. Interestingly both CSK and MI lost their opening matches in each other home ground. DC who won yesterday’s IPL match has chased down the third successful highest total against CSK.
CSK vs DC: Who won the man of the match award?
Shikar Dhawan who scored 85 runs off 54 balls won the man of the match award. Shikar Dhawan has hit 10 fours and 2 sixes during his inning. He did not allow CSK’s bowlers to settle in. He took three catches also in the match.
Summary of the match
Delhi Capitals new skipper Rishabh Pant won the toss and invited Chennai Super Kings to bat first in this IPL match. CSK did not get the ideal start as they lost both their openers under three overs. Ruturaj made 5. While Du Plessis got out on duck. After that, Suresh Raina and Moeen Ali started the rescue process for the CSK. Moeen looked to be aggressive. While Raina took his time to settle down. They added 53 runs partnership before Moeen Ali was dismissed while trying to hit Ashwin for the third consecutive boundary. Moeen Ali who played his first match for CSK scored 36 runs off 24 balls.
Suresh Raina along with Ambati Rayadu accelerated the CSK inning in the middle order. Both added 63 runs for the fourth wicket. Ambati Raydu got out while trying to play a big shot. Suresh Raina scored a fifty before got run-out in an unfortunate way. Suresh scored 54 runs off 36 balls with the help of 3 fours and 4 sixes. CSK lost two big wickets of Raina and Dhoni in Avesh’s over. Dhoni got out on a duck. Apart from Avesh, none of the DC bowlers were successful. Ravindra Jadeja(26) and Sam Curran(34 off 15) helped CSK to reach a total of 188 runs in their 20 overs.
Delhi Capitals got a flying start as they added 65 runs in the powerplay. Shikar Dhawan along with Prithvi Shaw put up the first 100 run opening partnership in Vivo IPL 2021. Both set up Delhi Capitals’ victory with a magnificent partnership of 138 runs. Prithvi Shaw scored 72 runs off 38 balls. Dwayne Bravo gave CSK the first breakthrough in the form of Prithvi Shaw who got out while trying to play a lofted shot. Rishabh Pant came in to bat at no.3. (source)
Shikar Dhawan continued his aggressive approach. However, he got trapped lbw before he could complete his century. Rishabh Pant(15*) along with Marcus Stonis(14) took their team over the line in 18.4 overs. DC who won yesterday IPL match will play their 2nd game on April 15 against Rajasthan Royals.