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IPL 2021: Gaikwad stars as CSK thrash MI in opening match of second leg

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Chennai Super Kings defeated their arch-rival and defending champions Mumbai Indians in the opening match of the second leg of IPL 2021 by 20 runs. CSK opening batsman Ruturaj Gaikwad was named ‘man of the match’ for his match winning knock of 88 runs in 58 balls.

Mumbai Indians was without their regular captain Rohit Sharma due to some discomfort he felt during training, and MI’s star all-rounder Hardik Pandya was also not in the team. Anmolpreet Singh made his IPL debut and Saurabh Tiwary also got a chance to play. Kieron Pollard captained the team in Rohit’s absence.

Chennai Super Kings won the toss and elected to bat first. CSK didn’t start well as they lost two wickets in first two overs of the game. At the end of powerplay CSK’s score was 24-4 in 6 overs. Trent Boult and Adam Milne took two wickets each in powerplay, dismissing Du Plessis, Raina, Dhoni and Moeen Ali. But CSK’s opening batsman Ruturaj Gaikwad came out of syllabus for MI’s bowlers, he kept scoring run for his team while batsmen from other side of the wicket, kept losing their wickets. He made a partnership of 81 runs for 5th wicket with Ravidra Jadeja, until he got trapped in the slower ball from Jasprit Bumrah. After that CSK’s veteran player Dwayne Bravo came to bat and sparing no one, he smashed Mi bowlers all over the park. With Bravo smashing Gaikwad also decided to change the gears, who were anchoring the innings from start. In 19th over of Boult CSK scored 24 runs and at the end of 20th over their score was 156-6 and set target of 157 for Mumbai Indians. Gaikwad scored 88 runs with the bat.

While chasing, Mumbai Indians started well in first 2 overs, scoring 20 runs. But at the end of powerplay MI’s score was 38-3, despite of good start Quinton de-Cock and young debutant Anmolpreeet got out early and ndia’s new middle order batsman Suryakumar Yadav also couldn’t do much and got out to Shardul Thakur. After that Mumabi never seemed to chase the target and kept losing wickets on regular intervals. Saurabh Tiwary scored a not out 50 runs. With the ball Bravo took 3 wickets and Chahar also got 2 wickets. At the end of 20th over MI’s score was 136-8, and CSK won the game by 20 runs.

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With this win CSK climbed to top of the table, leaving behind Delhi Capitals. Gaikwad was named ‘player of the match’ for his match winning knock of 88 runs in 48 balls.

Mumbai Indians coach Mahela Jaywardhane said that, Rohit will be fully fit for the match against KKR.

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KKR captain Shreyas Iyer fined Rs 12 lakh for slow over rate in match against RR

KKR lost to Royals by two wickets on Tuesday at Eden Gardens.

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The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) were found guilty of violating an IPL Code of Conduct while playing the Rajasthan Royals (RR) on Tuesday, following their defeat in their second match at the Eden Gardens. The Knight Riders not only dropped their opening game of the IPL 2024 season, but their captain also received a fine.

KKR captain Shreyas Iyer has been fined Rs 12 lakh for maintaining a slow over-rate during an IPL match at Eden Gardens against the Rajasthan Royals.

According to the official notification, Iyer has been charged with a huge fine of Rs 12 lakhs as it was his team’ first of the season offense under IPL’s Code of Conduct and involved a minimum over-rate penalty.

In a release from the IPL, it is said, Shreyas Iyer, the captain of the Kolkata Knight Riders, has been fined after his team maintained a slow over rate during their TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 match against Rajasthan Royals at Eden Gardens on April 17.

Meanwhile, this is not the first time in this season when a team has maintained a slow over-rate. Earlier, Delhi Capitals captain Rishabh Rant was also fined twice for maintaining a slow over-rate. If his team commits this again, the he along with his will be banned for one match, as per IPL’s Code of Conduct.

In a T20I loss to the Royals on Tuesday, Sunil Narine scored his first century for the Knight Riders. Up till the 18th over, Narine (109 off 56) batted, first partnership with Angkrish Raghuvanshi (30) for 85 runs and then with Andre Russell (13), for 51 runs. For KKR, it was a one-man show. Jos Buttler blasted his way to an unbeaten 60-ball 107 as the visitors completed the chase on the game’s last ball. In response, RR were briefly in major trouble.

While KKR lost their second match in six games, it was the Royals’ sixth win in seven games.

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IPL 2024: Jos Buttler’s unbeaten century helps Rajasthan Royals chase down 224 against Kolkata Knight Riders

Rajasthan Royals were in trouble at one stage of the match but Jos Buttler helped the team recover with an unbeaten 60-ball 107, as the visitors completed the run chase in the last delivery of the match.

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Rajasthan Royals pulled off Indian Premier League’s biggest run chase to defeat Kolkata Knight Riders by two wickets on Tuesday. KKR were asked to bat first and rode on Sunil Narine’s 56-ball 109 to take their team to a respectable total of 223/6 in 20 overs. In response, RR were in trouble at one stage of the match but Jos Buttler helped the team recover with an unbeaten 60-ball 107, as the visitors completed the run chase in the last delivery of the match.

The England captain began the last over hitting a six off the first ball, he then had to turn down runs off the next 4 balls, thus bringing the equation down to Rajasthan Royals needing 3 runs to win off the last 2 balls. Buttler then hobbled 2 runs off the 2nd last ball of the match and took a single off the last delivery and thus took RR to a record-equalling run chase.

Earlier the Kolkata Knight Riders were asked to bat first on a fresh pitch, Narine blasted a 49-ball 100 to lead KKR’s innings in this match at Eden Gardens. It was a one-man show from KKR as Narine (109 off 56) took his team till the 18th over, forging a 85 run partnership with Angkrish Raghuvanshi (30) and then adding 51 runs along with Andre Russell (13). KKR reached a score of 223/6 in 20 overs batting first.

KKR’s bowling attack could not go unnoticed as the likes of Varun Chakravarthy and Sunil Narine both shone to help keep the home side in the fight, but the effort seemed to be in vain. It was merely a case of who wanted to win more on the match day. And Buttler showed that he wanted it the most, as he led Rajasthan Royals to a historic run-chase, the biggest successful run-chase in the history of the IPL.

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IPL 2024: Travis Head smashes brilliant century, Pat Cummins takes 3 wickets as Sunrisers Hyderabad defeat Royal Challengers Bengaluru by 25 runs

Travis Head smashed his century in 39 balls which is the 4th fastest hundred in the competition as he set the match for his team and was named man of the match. He put together a 108-run opening partnership with Abhishek Sharma, who hit 34 runs.

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Sunrisers Hyderabad on Monday broke their record of scoring the highest total in the Indian Premier League (IPL), as they hit 287 runs in 20 overs against Royal Challengers Bangalore at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. During the innings, 22 sixes were shot, along with 19 boundaries, by the power hitters of Sunrisers Hyderabad – Travis Head (102), Abhishek Sharma (34), Heinrich Klaasen (67), Aiden Markram (32) and Abdul Samad (37).

Pat Cummins bowled a disciplined lined line and length and returned with figures of 3/43 to win the contest. Dinesh Karthik was the top scorer for Royal Challengers Bengaluru hitting 83 of 35 balls. RCB ended up taking the match closer than expected and SRH won the game by 25 runs.

The match between Royal challengers Bengaluru and Sunrisers Hyderabad was not an ordinary one, as many new records were made and broken. The Sunrisers Hyderbad broke their previous record of scoring 277 runs against Mumbai Indians in the current IPL tournament. Not only the current total of 287 is the highest in IPL tournaments so far, but it is also the second-highest score in T20 cricket history.

Virat Kohli (42) and captain Faf du Plesis(62) gave their team a good start before Dinesh Karthik smashed 83 off 35 balls as RCB ended on 262-7. SRH captain pat Cummins and spinner Makank Markande broke the back of the Bengaluru chase with 5 wickets between them. Pat Cummins said after winning the match against Mumbai Indians a few weeks ago he thought this would not happen again, but it has happened again.

Travis Head smashed his century in 39 balls which is the 4th fastest hundred in the competition as he set the match for his team and was named man of the match. He put together a 108-run opening partnership with Abhishek Sharma, who hit 34 runs.

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