IPL – Super Sunday

The IPL Super Sunday started off with a masterclass from Ravindra Jadeja as he fueled Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to a pounding 69 runs win against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). With this CSK finished their Mumbai leg on a high note, taking the top position in IPL 2021 points table. Which began with a quickfire 50 which will be remembered for Jadeja’s 37 runs from Harshal Patel’s last over and finished with three wickets and one direct hit.

In the last four overs, CSK scored 57 runs with 37 coming in the last six balls as Jadeja unleashed the monster inside himself. The all-rounder crushed 62 runs in only 28 balls as CSK scored 191 in the 20 overs.

He at that point followed it up with a splendid bowling execution of 3/13, including the huge wickets of Glenn Maxwell and AB de Villiers. As though that was adequately not, Jadeja likewise affected the run-out of Dan Christian with a splendid direct hit.

RCB abdicated after the exit of captain Virat Kohli (8) and Padikkal, who gave a flying beginning by hustling to 44 out of three overs.
Padikkal glanced in eminent touch as he hit boundaries with ease sending two over the fence.

After Kohli tumbled to a slower ball from Sam Curran (1/35) and Padikkal was dismissed by Shardul Thakur (1/11), things went downhill for the Bengaluru group as it slipped to 81 for 5 in the tenth over.

Washington Sundar (7), who was elevated to the No.3 spot, couldn’t have an effect and was Jadeja’s first casualty. Glenn Maxwell (22, 15 balls) undermined, though momentarily, prior to being fortified by Jadeja. De Villiers (4), in whom the group’s expectations rested, was foxed by Jadeja, who got one to go to dismiss the risky South African.

Chennai won this battle and ended RCB;s winning streak and now sit on the table top.

The other match saw Delhi Capitals (DC) climb to the second spot on the points table subsequent to crushing Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the first Super Over of IPL 2021 at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Sunday.

Selecting to bat first, DC got off to a splendid beginning attributable to Prithvi Shaw (53) and Shikhar Dhawan (28). Notwithstanding stammering in the center overs, a year ago’s finalists finished on 159/4 with the assistance of Rishabh Pant (37) and Steve Smith (34*). Pursuing, SRH battled from right off the bat as they lost their captain David Warner (6) in the fourth over. Jonny Bairstow’s quickfire 38 and Kane Williamson’s fantastic 51-ball 66 drove the Orange Army to complete on 159/7.

Be that as it may, history was made when SRH let Rashid Khan bowl in the Super Over. It was the first run through in history that two spinners astonished in the Super. The wicket at the Chepauk upheld spinners and the two skippers chose to allow them to bowl the significant overs of the game. Axar Patel bowled for the DC and gave away just 7 runs off it. There was a controversy as the umpires gave away a short run and deducted the score from 8 runs to 7 runs after which the Delhi Capitals managed to score 8 runs with courtesy to Rishabh Pant’s boundary.
In the Super Over, SRH scored 7/0 through Warner and Williamson. In answer, DC arrived at the objective of 8 through the endeavors of Pant and Dhawan.
Delhi Capitals moved to the second place of the IPL points table and RCB who were on 1st just before are now sitting on the third position.

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