Deepak Chahar gave a brilliant start to Chennai Super Kings by defeating Punjab Kings by six wickets to achieve their first win in the fourteenth release of the Indian Premier League on Friday.

After Chahar’s moderate speed of four of 13 permitted CSK to cover the Punjab group at 106 less than impressive on eight, Moin Ali (46, 31, 7×4, 1×6) scored 66 focuses for the second wicket with the partnership Faf du Plessis (36, 33 balls, 3X4, 1X6)

CSK completed 107 out of four with 15.4 overwhelms, with Sam Curran (5 not out) scoring triumph focuses. At the point when the objective was in sight, CSK lost wickets to Suresh Raina (8) and Ambati Rayudu (0) Mohammed Shami (2/21) with back to back objective in the fifteenth spot.

Ali opened careful beginning, set some great standards, and furthermore arrived at the huge six. He was taken out on long-legged Shah Rukh Khan, Murugan, Ashvin (1/32), and CSK required 17 run to win.

Arshdeep Singh was Punjab’s first break when he had a striving Ruturaj Gaikwad (5) got somewhere down in the center of the wicket. In any case, Australian musicality couple Jay Richardson and Riley Meredith neglected to establish a major connection for the second game in succession.

Chahar had recently shaken the Punjab team with a superb four-path spell in which he lifted four wickets, including Chris Gale’s Universal Boss wicket.

With an end goal to recuperate from their first competition misfortune to the Delhi Capitals, CSK bowlers vindicated chief Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s choice to go first, decreasing Punjab’s lead to 26 of four. Advanced (initial six overs), at that point up to 26 out of five. before Mr. Shahrukh. Khan (47 runs 36balls, 4X4, 2X6) led a concise recovery.

Chahar began sliding through Punjab with the main shot, sending back Mayank Agarwal (0) with a delight that moved away from the center stump to hit the stump. Chahar maintained the tension and expanded CSK’s issues with his consistency and just lost two fours in his spell with four rivals.

Punjabi captain K.L. Rahul (5) was taken out by a splendid direct hit from Ravindra Jadeja, who played short cover as the batsman attempted to battle for a solitary. Jadeja was back in real life in the fifth, getting a decent catch, jumping right to send Gail back to 10 to allow Chahar his subsequent wicket. Nicholas Puran stuffed his second wicket in succession into the sack, conveying a short bit straightforwardly into the arms of leggy Shardul Thakur.

Deepak Hooda (10), who was dazed in Punjab’s first leg against the Rajasthan Royals, couldn’t rehash his endeavors, tossing only one take at du Plessis when the group tumbled to 26 of five at the seventh spot. Amazing Tamil Nadu forward Shah Rukh Khan was the solitary Punjab batsman to establish a decent connection prior to falling with Sam Curran in the last as CSK were on top of every one of their adversaries.

Shah Rukh Khan and Je Richardson (15 runs, 22 balls, 2×4) added 31 focuses for the 6th wicket, the best organization in the round. Murugan Ashwin (6) at that point added 30 focuses with partner Tamil Nadu Khan to help Punjab give them a bad dream. Sam Curran (1/12), Moin Ali (1/17), Duane Bravo (1/10) were different adversaries of CSK.

Dhoni, who played his 200th game for CSK, won the toss and chose to go bowling.

Sam Curran finishes the match with FOUR wickets! 

Meredith Sam Curran, FOUR wickets! Sam Curran shut-in style! Curran isn’t adequately given in the middle and pulls him over the limit on the square leg.

The Chennai Super Kings (107/4) squashed the Punjab Kings (106/8) by 6 wickets and overwhelmed their first match of the period. Moen Ali (46), Faf du Plessis (36 *)

An enchanting pursuit for Chennai! They sorted out some way to take their first achievement of the period and that achievement has become a clarification for the rest of the class as well. They sorted out some way to change fairly in excess of 15 passes, which will achieve an enormous development in their net running speed. Weighty adversities for Punjab. They have been beaten, predominated, and overshadowed in all pieces of the game.

Dhoni: “I feel wonderful and it’s been a very long trip. It started in 2008 – played in South America, Dubai, and at home. I never figured Mumbai would be our home. In 2011 we were happy for the last time. with a Chennai entryway. There was a turn before that, anyway it moreover helped the speedy bowlers. Resulting in replacing the meter, it was difficult for us to acclimate to the conditions. It’s a lovely ticket office, yet it depends upon the conditions of the day. The ball moved today yet didn’t impact a ton. There was no rope and inadequate free wrinkles. For the most part, Chakhar has changed into a downfall bowler all through the long haul, yet he’s the india

vidual who gets a greater number of purchases than various bowlers. Exactly when you’re set up to attack, finish your underlying four overs. Bravo can throw the ball to its downfall. It’s a verifiable truth. We felt that if Moen followed orders, we could use the resources we have. Moin has a brilliant shot clock and sensible narratives. We need to use our resources preferably. I thought the call from lbw was high and that is what the bowler should do. This is where the bowler’s responsibility is essential. I for the most part envisioned that DRS would eliminate the Howlers from the game. You put down your bet when it really matters or when the game is done.

Rahul: There is nothing more to say. In case a gathering loses five wickets in the underlying six or seven overs . The field played really in a startling manner. It was stickier and stickier than it looked. a few entrances. I’m amazingly drained. There weren’t 110 wickets, conceivably 150-160. We have a speed in our attack and we plainly need to use it. The game in India can be problematic and extreme. Meredith and Richardson followed and it was extraordinary to see them again. We will inspect the focal issue that we examined before the game and, as you referred to yourself, these are the methods by which cricket is played. You smile and see how you can improve when we have a practically identical condition when we repeat Wankhede. It is vital for acquiring from our mistakes. This is the gathering we should be.

Scorecard form espncricinfo website


BATTING   R B 4s 6s SR
KL Rahul (c)† run out (Jadeja) 5 7 1 0 71.42
Mayank Agarwal  b Chahar 0 2 0 0 0.00
Chris Gayle c Jadeja b Chahar 10 10 2 0 100.00
Deepak Hooda c du Plessis b Chahar 10 15 1 0 66.66
Nicholas Pooran c Thakur b Chahar 0 2 0 0 0.00
Shahrukh Khan c Jadeja b Curran 47 36 4 2 130.55
Jhye Richardson  b Ali 15 22 2 0 68.18
Murugan Ashwin c du Plessis b Bravo 6 14 0 0 42.85
Mohammed Shami not out 9 12 0 0 75.00
Riley Meredith not out 0 0 0 0 0.00
Extras (w 4) 4
TOTAL (20 Ov, RR: 5.30) 106/8
Did not bat: Arshdeep Singh
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Mayank Agarwal, 0.4 ov), 2-15 (KL Rahul, 2.5 ov), 3-19 (Chris Gayle, 4.2 ov), 4-19 (Nicholas Pooran, 4.4 ov), 5-26 (Deepak Hooda, 6.2 ov), 6-57 (Jhye Richardson, 12.1 ov), 7-87 (Murugan Ashwin, 16.5 ov), 8-101 (Shahrukh Khan, 19.1 ov)
Deepak Chahar 4 1 13 4 3.25 18 2 0 1 0
Sam Curran 3 0 12 1 4.00 12 1 0 1 0
Shardul Thakur 4 0 35 0 8.75 8 5 0 1 0
Ravindra Jadeja 4 0 19 0 4.75 14 1 1 1 0
Moeen Ali 3 0 17 1 5.66 6 0 1 0 0
Dwayne Bravo 2 0 10 1 5.00 6 1 0 0 0


BATTING   R B 4s 6s SR
Ruturaj Gaikwad c Hooda b Arshdeep Singh 5 16 0 0 31.25
Faf du Plessis not out 36 33 3 1 109.09
Moeen Ali c Shahrukh Khan b Ashwin 46 31 7 1 148.38
Suresh Raina c †Rahul b Mohammed Shami 8 9 1 0 88.88
Ambati Rayudu c Pooran b Mohammed Shami 0 1 0 0 0.00
Sam Curran not out 5 4 1 0 125.00
Extras (lb 5, w 2) 7
TOTAL (15.4 Ov, RR: 6.82) 107/4
Did not bat: Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni (c)†, Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar
Fall of wickets: 1-24 (Ruturaj Gaikwad, 4.6 ov), 2-90 (Moeen Ali, 12.3 ov), 3-99 (Suresh Raina, 14.2 ov), 4-99 (Ambati Rayudu, 14.3 ov)
Mohammed Shami 4 0 21 2 5.25 11 2 0 0 0
Jhye Richardson 3 0 21 0 7.00 11 2 1 0 0
Arshdeep Singh 2 0 7 1 3.50 8 1 0 0 0
Riley Meredith 3.4 0 21 0 5.72 14 4 0 1 0
Murugan Ashwin 3 0 32 1 10.66 5 3 1 1 0


Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Toss Chennai Super Kings, elected to field first
Series Indian Premier League
Season 2021
Player Of The Match Deepak Chahar
Match days 16 April 2021 – night(20-over match)
Umpires  Anil Chaudhary     Anil Dandekar
TV Umpire  Virender Sharma
Reserve Umpire  Navdeep Singh
Match Referee Prakash Bhatt
Points Chennai Super Kings 2, Punjab Kings 0


  • Punjab Kings innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 – 6.0 (Mandatory – 26 runs, 4 wickets)
  • Strategic Timeout: Punjab Kings – 45/5 in 9.0 overs (M Shahrukh Khan 12, JA Richardson 7)
  • Punjab Kings: 50 runs in 10.3 overs (63 balls), Extras 2
  • Strategic Timeout: Punjab Kings – 81/6 in 16.0 overs (M Shahrukh Khan 34, M Ashwin 5)
  • Punjab Kings: 100 runs in 18.5 overs (113 balls), Extras 3
  • Innings Break: Punjab Kings – 106/8 in 20.0 overs (Mohammed Shami 9, RP Meredith 0)
  • Chennai Super Kings innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 – 6.0 (Mandatory – 32 runs, 1 wicket)
  • Chennai Super Kings: 50 runs in 8.1 overs (49 balls), Extras 5
  • Strategic Timeout: Chennai Super Kings – 53/1 in 9.0 overs (F du Plessis 19, MM Ali 24)
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 36 balls (F du Plessis 10, MM Ali 39, Ex 1)
  • Over 13.5: Review by Punjab Kings (Bowling), Umpire – AK Chaudhary, Batsman – F du Plessis (Struck down)
  • Chennai Super Kings: 100 runs in 14.4 overs (88 balls), Extras 7

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