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Twitter Reactions: CSK thrash RCB by 6 wickets; inch nearer to IPL 2021 playoffs

MS Dhoni-led Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) regained the highest spot within the standings with an emphatic win over Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) within the thirty fifth match of IPL 2021 on the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Friday.

Chasing 157 for victory, CSK began their innings on a really sturdy notice, because of Ruturaj Gaikwad (38) and Faf du Plessis (31) who added 71 runs for the opening wicket. RCB captain Kohli took an excellent catch diving ahead off Yuzvendra Chahal to ship Gaikwad again to the dugout.

Quickly, Glenn Maxwell struck on his first ball of the over and eliminated the damaging trying du Plessis. Moeen Ali (23) and Ambati Rayudu (32) then steadied CSK’s chase and took them near the goal. Present ‘Purple Cap’ holder Harshal Patel picked each the wickets as RCB eyed a late comeback. Nonetheless, Suresh Raina (17*) and Dhoni (11*) took their aspect over the end line.

CSK now have to win only one recreation to qualify for the playoffs. They may subsequent face Kolkata Knight Riders on the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, September 26.

Earlier, after being put in to bat first, RCB openers – Kohli (53) and Devdutt Padikkal (70) – placed on 111 runs for the primary wicket, taking RCB whole to 90 for no loss in 10 overs. However, RCB may handle simply 156/6 of their stipulated 20 overs. The principle cause being CSK all-rounder Dwayne Bravo, who returned with spectacular figures of three/24 in his quota of 4 overs. Seam bowler Shardul Thakur additionally bagged two wickets.

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