KL Rahul and Sarfaraz Khan’s exhausting efforts went in useless as Chennai Tremendous Kings held their nerves to overcome Kings XI Punjab through 22 runs on the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium on Saturday.
Chasing a modest 161-run goal, the guests gained early jolts from Harbhajan Singh (Four-1-17-2) ahead of Rahul (55 off 47) and Sarfaraz (67 off 59) anchored the Punjab innings with a an important 110-run stand for the second one wicket. Alternatively, it was once now not sufficient to assist them pass the road as CSK registered their fourth win within the IPL 2019 from 5 suits.
Previous, Faf du Plessis (54 off 38) hit a nice half-century up the order whilst skipper MS Dhoni (37 now not out, 23 balls) and Ambati Rayudu ((21 now not out, 15 balls) supplied the overdue flourish to assist the yellow military submit a aggressive 160 for 3 in opposition to Ravichandran Ashwin & Co.
Right here’s how Twitter reacted:
— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) April 6, 2019
Kings XI Punjab Choke Slammed through Dhoni &. Corporate. The Possibility of three Spinners vs 2 did the trick. It baffles me that Ashwin who is aware of where and the skin smartly nonetheless went with best two #CSKvKXIP
— Hemang Badani (@hemangkbadani) April 6, 2019
Sensible bowling through younger @harbhajan_singh ! What keep an eye on ! Shabash Shabash !
— Vikram Sathaye (@vikramsathaye) April 6, 2019
Excellent defence of par ranking through CSK. Spinners immaculate and economical, rapid bowlers who went for lots at the beginning, redeemed thenselves on the ‘dying’. Maximum spectacular was once the means: composed, assured, calculated. As though they all the time believed they’d win. And did!
— Cricketwallah (@cricketwallah) April 6, 2019
Smartly as Rahul and Sarfaraz batted, they have got ended up dropping the sport for #KingsXI. Needed to move after spin as soon as set.
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) April 6, 2019
We by no means in reality were given going in opposition to the tip. 😔
— Kings XI Punjab (@lionsdenkxip) April 6, 2019
— Chennai Tremendous Kings (@ChennaiIPL) April 6, 2019
— fazil faaji (@FaajiFazil) April 6, 2019
— Swarup upadhyay (@ImSwarupUp) April 6, 2019
KL Rahul & Sarfraz either one of them performed too many singles all the way through 13-17 overs purpose the fit.
— Rimas Razeek (@rimasafridi) April 6, 2019
Sarfaraz & KL Rahul performed so smartly
They had been ensuring to cement their position for remainder of the suits #CSKvKXIP
— Aj (@fakarnot) April 6, 2019
— Yashaswi (@SassyPiranha) April 6, 2019
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