Simarjeet, Ruturaj keep CSK’s playoff hopes alive with 5-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals


Chennai Super Kings defeated Rajasthan Royals and moved to the third spot within the IPL 2024 factors desk on Sunday.

Chennai Super Kings on Sunday clinched a five-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals in a low-scoring thriller to brighten their IPL playoffs qualification probabilities right here on Sunday. Chasing a modest 142 on a difficult floor, CSK made 145 for 5 in 18.2 overs with skipper Ruturaj Gaikwad dropping the anchor to make a well-compiled unbeaten 42 (41 balls, 1x4s, 2x6s).

Rookie Sameer Rizvi hit an eight-ball 15 not out with three fours to finish the sport in a jiffy after Ravindra Jadeja turned the third batter in IPL historical past to be adjudged out after obstructing the sector. Earlier within the first innings, Chennai Super Kings bowler led by seamer Simarjeet Singh produced a unified present to limit Rajasthan Royals to a reasonable 141 for 5.

Tushar Deshpande took 2/30 whereas the others produced disciplined spells. For RR, Riyan Parag high scored with 47 not out off 35 balls with three sixes and one 4.

Brief scores: Rajasthan Royals 141/5 in 20 overs (Yashasvi Jaiswal 24, Riyan Parag 47 not out, Tushar Deshpande 2/30, Simarjeet Singh 3/26) misplaced to Chennai Super Kings 145/5 in 18.2 overs (Rachin Ravindra 27, Ruturaj Gaikwad 42 not out; Ravichandran Ashwin 2/35, Nandre Burger 1/21, Yuzvendra Chahal 1/22) by 5 wickets.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by DNA workers and is printed from PTI/ANI)

Nilesh Desai
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