Chennai Super Kings bowling attack ran through the batting order of Rajasthan Royals, registering them an easy 45-run win at the Wankhede Stadium on Monday.
Chennai Super Kings summed up a total of 188/9 in 20 overs. Rajasthan went on with a decent start but ended with 143/9 after 20 overs.. Manan Vohra and Jos Butler gave a decent start but their innings were short as Sam Curran picked up the former in the fourth over. Manan Vohra went back to the pavilion after scoring 14-runs.
Rajasthan’s skipper Sanju Samson failed to lead the innings and lost his wicket cheaply in the final over of powerplay, scoring just one run. Shivam Dube joined Butler, stitching a 42-run partnership. Ravindra Jadeja sent both the batsmen back to the dressing room.
Moen Ali followed the path paved by Jadeja and bagged the wicket of David Miller in the next over. He also went on to take Riyan Parag and Chris Morris in the 15th over with CSK dragging the game from 87/3 to 95/7 in no time.
Brief Scores: CSK 188/9 (Faf du Plessis 33, Ambati Rayadu 27, Chetan Sakariya 3-36)Rajasthan Royals 143/9 (Jos Butler 49, Jaydev Unadkat 24; Moen Ali 3-7, Sam Curran 2-24, Jadeja 2-28)