IPL 2020, KXIP vs CSK: Faf Du Plessis, Shane Watson The Heroes As CSK Pull Off A Comeback For The Ages


Chennai Super Kings (CSK) thundered back in style in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 as they destroyed Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) by 10 wickets in Dubai. MS Dhoni’s men had lost three games in succession after a success in IPL 2020 opener against Mumbai Indians a month ago, a first occurrence of CSK losing the same number of straight games since 2014. Be that as it may, the three-time champions didn’t look like the moderate running train from their last three games and hustled away to their objective of 179 in simply 17.4 overs. Two of their senior legislators, Shane Watson (83 not out) and Faf du Plessis (87 not out) drove the path as they set up whole opening stand.
Watson had been especially under tension after scores of 1, 14, 33 and 4 so far in the competition however he stepped up on Sunday night by taking as much time as necessary during the Powerplay, even as du Plessis moved along at the opposite end, and afterward drawing out his full scope of strokes when the handling limitations facilitated.
Du Plessis took Chris Jordan for four fours in the 6th over as CSK completed the Powerplay 60/0 and in order.
KXIP captain KL Rahul attempted every one of his alternatives with movement and turn yet could break the remain between the two Super Kings as CSK hustled to 101/0 out of 10 overs.
Watson hit Jordan for sequential fours, covered Ravi Bishnoi and hit Sheldon Cottrell for a straight six as he raised his initial 50 in IPL 2020 off only 31 balls.
Du Plessis got his fifty off 33 balls as CSK were left with just 29 to get in the last five overs.
The South African danced to the objective toward the end, arriving with a four and a six off Mohammed Shami in the eighteenth over.
Prior, KXIP won the throw and decided to bat. Rahul drove from the front with 50 years – he made 63 off 52 balls.

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