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Chennai Super Kings Vs Delhi Capitals Live Score (T20)

Date: Wednesday, 01 May, 2019 IST Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai Match Status: Match Ended

Chennai Super Kings beat Delhi Capitals by 80 runs

179/4
Overs
20.0
R/R
8.95
Fours
17
Sixes
8
Extras
7
Batsman Status R B 4s 6s
MS Dhoni (C) (W) not out 44 22 4 3
Ambati Rayudu not out 5 2 1 0
Bowling 0 M R W
Trent Boult 4 0 37 0
Jagadeesha Suchith 4 0 28 2
99/10
Overs
16.2
R/R
6.11
Fours
9
Sixes
2
Extras
0
Batsman Status R B 4s 6s
Trent Boult not out 1 1 0 0
Bowling 0 M R W
Deepak Chahar 3 0 32 1
Harbhajan Singh 4 0 28 1
  • 180 to win. Delhi or Chennai? The run chase begins soon...
  • Faf du Plessis is caught down for a chat with Lisa Sthalekar. He starts off by saying that it was important for Chennai to scrap it out at the start like the way they did because they have recently lost a lot of wickets in the Powerplay. He mentions that he and Raina did not worry about how many runs they got in the first six overs as they had a lot of hitters at the back end. Du Plessis informs us that they were just looking to set a platform for the guys later on to come and play freely. When asked about the pitch and conditions, he states that it was a bit of a struggle at the start and it was not easy to take toll of the Powerplay overs. He feels that early wickets could really help when they come to bowl. Talking about the total, he admits that it is a very good score if the conditions remain like this without much dew as the spinners could play a huge role then. Signs off by hoping that he can cap off the night with a few catches.
  • A mixed bowling bag from Delhi. They started nicely but then could not quite stem the run flow. Jagadeesha Suchith was highly effective upfront and finished with figures of 4-0-28-2 but the others suffered. Curiously, Amit Mishra did not bowl his full quota of overs in spite of conceding just 16 in his 3. Should he have been tried in the death overs where 91 were hammered?
  • First, Dhoni played second fiddle in a 43-run stand with Jadeja, scoring only 18 but after Jaddu got out, the skipper exploded. He was on 18 from 14 when Morris slipped in a high full toss - a beamer. From then, Dhoni's last few balls read - 6, 1, 0, 2, 4, 1, 6, 6 - 26 from his last 8. How many times have we seen the Chennai skipper hit a six on the final ball of an innings or match?
  • As mentioned in the previous text, Chennai got off to a sluggish start, losing Watson for a 9-ball duck but the 83-run stand between Raina and du Plessis brought them on track. However, with 2 wickets in the space of 9 balls, Delhi threatened to bounce back, only to be thwarted by King Midas himself.
  • 4 overs - 7/1 - last 16 - 172/3! 91/2 in the last 6! Chennai, Chennai, Chennai, somehow, a way to score is found out by thy. There might be dew around but this is a tremendous score posted by the home side.
  • 19.6 SIX! Two sixes on the last 2 balls and Chennai almost touch 180! A poor ball to finish, short and around off, Dhoni pulls it over deep backward square leg. Shikhar Dhawan at the ropes leaps, tries for an ungainly catch but the ball is well over! CHENNAI FINISH ON 179/4!
  • 19.5 SIX! THWACK! A short ball, outside off, Dhoni pulls it right from the meat of the bat and clobbers it over mid-wicket!
  • 19.5 WIDE! Bowls it wide outside off, Rayudu looks to drive but misses it. Rayudu steals a bye and takes a quick single. Pant behind the stumps has an underarm shy at the striker's end but misses, Dhoni would have still probably been in though. Boult looks a little hard done by there.
  • 19.4 Short delivery on middle, Dhoni looks to pull but does not get of the middle of the bat. It goes towards mid-wicket where Boult runs and stops it. The batsmen take a run.
  • 19.3 FOUR! The helicopter... does not fly but buzzes over. Still good enough. What power. Full and almost in the blockhole, Dhoni tries to bring out the helicopter shot but is not quite able to get underneath the ball. Still, with whatever part that he is able to get, Mahi smashes it straight back over the bowler and the ball runs down to the long on boundary.
  • 19.2 On a length on middle, Dhoni lofts it over mid-wicket. The batsmen get two runs.
  • 19.1 Full and outside off, Dhoni looks to go big but gets an inside edge. It goes towards the keeper.
  • 18.6 Gets away with a loose delivery. Full toss outside off, Dhoni drives it straight but straight to sweeper cover. Just a single but 18 have come from the over - 70 from the last 5. 158/4
  • FREE HIT COMING UP!
  • 18.6 NO BALL, SIX! Dew, complains Morris to his captain. A high full toss, clearly slipping out of the hand, Dhoni is in no control and his bottom hand comes off the bat as he looks to pull. It flies over short fine leg and even clears the ropes!
  • 18.5 150 up for Chennai. IN THE AIR BUT SAFE! Full on middle, Rayudu looks to go over mid on but gets a top edge. It goes towards mid on where it lands safely in no man's land. The batsmen take a run.
  • 18.4 FOUR! Another slower ball, short in length, Rayudu pulls it over mid-wicket. Jagadeesha Suchith runs to his right from deep mid-wicket and slides awkwardly but misses the ball.
  • Ambati Rayudu walks out to bat next.
  • 18.3 OUT! Another stunning catch and Morris has his first! A length ball around off, slower in pace, Jadeja looks to slog but gets a top edge. Morris himself calls for it, running to his left and takes a brilliant catch. A decent 10-ball 25 cameo from Jaddu.
  • 18.2 Full toss outside off, Dhoni smashes it through covers for a single.
  • 18.1 FOUR! Unlucky for Morris. He goes full and fast and Dhoni swings hard. But the ball goes off the inner half of the bat and escapes between short fine leg and backward square leg! The stand is now worth 42 from 20 balls.
  • 17.6 SIX! THUMP! 14, 14, 10, 14 - this is how the last 4 overs have fared. Another slower ball from Boult, full and outside off, but Jadeja picks it. Gets underneath the same and hammers the bones out of this one, clobbering it over long on! Jadeja has moved to 25 from 9 balls, in a stand of 38! 140/3
  • 17.5 Good short delivery from Trent Boult. Bowls short of a length delivery on leg, Dhoni pulls it towards short fine leg where Amit Mishra does well to stop it with a dive. The batsmen take a run.
  • 17.4 Full on middle, Jadeja drives it to long on for a run.
  • 17.3 Short delivery on leg, Dhoni pulls it towards short fine leg and takes a quick single.
  • 17.2 TOP EDGE, FOUR! Chennai are getting the runs now. A slower delivery, but short with fine leg up? All the best. Dhoni looks to pull but is early. However, the ball takes the top edge and goes over short fine leg!
  • 17.1 Short of a length delivery, Jadeja pulls it through mid-wicket. First they take the single and suddenly Jadeja wants the second but Dhoni does the right thing in sending him back.
  • Trent Boult is back on. 2-0-2-0 so far.
  • 16.6 Full and outside off, Jadeja drives it to long off for a run. 38 runs have come from the last three overs. 126/3
  • 16.5 FOUR! Cheeky from Jadeja! Third man was up and the ball was on a length outside off. 'Sir' just opened the face of his bat at the last moment and guided it past short third man!
  • 16.4 Full on middle, Dhoni drives it to long on for a run.
  • 16.3 FOUR! Poor bowling. Short and asks for trouble. Gets plenty of it. It is almost waist high and Dhoni has zero trouble in swivelling and pulling it behind square leg.
  • 16.2 On a good length on off, Dhoni plays it back towards Morris.
  • 16.1 Morris bowls it on a good length and outside off, Dhoni looks to go for a big shot but misses it.
  • Chris Morris returns. 2-0-19-0 as of now.
  • 15.6 FOUR! Off the edge! Lucky for Jadeja. He jumps down the track and swings hard but is nowhere near the pitch of the ball. It takes the outside edge and flies over Rishabh Pant's gloves to the third man fence. 28 from the last 2 overs! 116/3
  • 15.5 DROPPED, SIX! Ordinary effort from Rutherford. Was he thinking about the ropes behind? Full and outside off, Jadeja gets down and mows the slog sweep. It is not a clean hit and Sherfane Rutherford has a chance running to his right from deep backward square leg. However, strangely, he looks to parry the ball away, instead of catching it, perhaps fearing that he might cross the rope. But the ball bursts through his hands and lands beyond the boundary!
  • 15.4 Short on off, Dhoni makes room and cuts it towards covers for a run.
  • 15.3 Flighted delivery on leg, Jadeja tucks it towards square leg for a run.
  • 15.2 Tossed up on middle, Dhoni punches it to long on for a run.
  • 15.1 Floated delivery on leg, Jadeja flicks it towards square leg for a single.
  • Strategic break! Right then, Chennai have just lost the set batsman in Raina just after he got to his half-ton and that means two relatively new batsmen in the middle. That gives Delhi a good chance to slow down things a bit here and restrict the hosts. Dhoni and co. though would have other ideas. Which side will be happier at the end of the last five overs?
  • 14.6 Tossed up on leg, Dhoni goes on the back foot and plays it back towards the bowler. Suchith finishes his spell with figures of 4-0-28-2. 14 runs have come from the over and a crucial wicket of Suresh Raina. 102/3
  • Suprise, surprise! Ravindra Jadeja walks out at number 5! Maybe to combat the slow left-arms and the leg-spinner.
  • 14.5 OUT! Dhawan takes a blinder! Boy, the Gabbar is roaring at the Chepauk. That too, with a smile. Tossed up outside off, lack of pace, Raina comes down the track and looks to swing hard but is done in by the lack of pace. He is not to the pitch of the ball but gets a leading edge. Initially, it seems like it will land safely but Dhawan runs back from point, keeps his eyes on the ball and then dives backward. Eventually, he takes it with his right hand and then falls on the ground. Gets up with a smile. Two quick wickets for Delhi. Is this where the game turns? Fine knock from the southpaw.
  • 14.4 Short and outside off, Raina cuts it to point.
  • 14.3 SIX! He leaps, he flies and ALMOST gets it! Trent Boult, take a bow. What a superlative effort. Full and outside off, Raina comes down the track and swings it over wide long on. It seems it is clearing the ropes but Boult races to his left, sticks his left hand out, leaps but the ball bursts through his hand and lands beyond the ropes. Boult smiles as his fielders applaud his effort. 100 UP FOR CHENNAI. Another 60 on the cards from here?
  • 14.2 FOUR! FIFTY FOR RAINA! 37th in the League but 50th IN T20S! Is he back in form? Full and outside off, Raina comes down the track and smashes it straight back over the bowler for a boundary down the ground! Will we now see the aggressive side of Suresh?
  • 14.1 FOUR! Full and outside off, Raina gets down and drags a sweep wide of mid-wicket.
  • Jagadeesha Suchith to bowl now.
  • 13.6 Flighted delivery on off, Dhoni plays it back towards the bowler where Axar Patel does well to stop it with his left. 88/2
  • 13.5 BEATEN! Beauty of a delivery from Axar Patel. Tossed up just outside off, Dhoni looks to drive but misses it due to the turn on this one. Pant whips off the bails in a flash.
  • 13.4 Short delivery, Raina pulls it through mid-wicket for just a single.
  • MS Dhoni walks out to bat amidst a huge roar from the Chepauk crowd!
  • 13.3 OUT! Taken in the deep! The 83-run stand is broken and Faf is out of here. A wicket at the perfect time for Delhi. Faf and Raina were accelerating and this will put some sort of a halt to Chennai's hitting. Tossed up outside off, this is with a bit of less pace. 85.6 kph. Du Plessis comes down the track again and looks to go inside out but this time, he is not quite to the pitch of the ball. It hits the bottom of the bat and goes towards long off. It is actually a good catch but Dhawan has to cover some ground running sideways and then back. Eventually, he takes it and does a 'thigh-slap' towards the crowd.
  • 13.2 SIX! 'CATCH IT WITH A DIVE!' screams Simon Doull on air, to Lisa Sthalekar. That landed right in front of the commentary box. Full and outside off, du Plessis comes down the track and sends it flying down the ground!
  • 13.1 On middle and off, pushed back to the bowler.
  • Axar Patel is back on. 1-0-10-0 so far.
  • 12.6 On a length on off, du Plessis plays it towards point for a run. 12 runs come off this over, a good one for the hosts! 81/1
  • 12.5 Short delivery, Raina pulls it through mid-wicket for just a single.
  • 12.4 Full on middle, du Plessis flicks it through mid-wicket for a run.
  • 12.3 SIX! THUMP! There comes the first six of the innings and for the first time tonight, the run rate goes above 6! A length ball outside off, Faf du Plessis backs away to the leg side, spots the change in pace and smacks it over extra cover! Faf moves to 31 from 36 balls and this stand is now picking up - 74 from 55 deliveries.
  • 12.3 WIDE! Bowls it down the leg side, Faf looks to play at that but misses it.
  • 12.2 Short delivery, Raina pulls it through square leg for a run.
  • 12.1 Full on leg, du Plessis looks to flick but gets it off his pads. It goes towards mid-wicket for a single. The umpire gives it as a leg bye.
  • 11.6 FOUR! Another rare boundary. Full and down the leg side, Raina gets down and sweeps it over a leaping Chris Morris at short fine leg. The South African leapt to his right but in vain. 69/1
  • 11.5 Tossed up on off, Faf hits it over covers for a run. Shikhar Dhawan has to run a long way to his right and there is ample opportunity for the second but Raina is happy with one. Faf is not happy with his partner. He wanted the second...
  • 11.4 Floated delivery on off, Faf blocks it off his back foot.
  • 11.3 Great stop by Colin Ingram. Floated on middle, du Plessis plays a sweep through mid-wicket. Colin Ingram in the deep puts in a dive and does well to stop it. He saves two runs for the team. The batsmen pick up a couple.
  • 11.2 Tossed up on off, Raina drives it through mid off for a run.
  • 11.1 Full and outside off, Raina drives it to covers.
  • 10.6 Full on middle, Raina makes room and drives it through covers for a run. 61/1
  • 10.5 Great stop by Shikhar Dhawan. Short and outside off, du Plessis cuts it towards point where Dhawan does well to stop it with a dive to his right. The batsmen still pick up a single.
  • 10.4 On a length on middle, Raina flicks it towards square leg for a run.
  • 10.4 WIDE! Bowls a short delivery wide outside off, Raina lets it go.
  • 10.3 Full on leg, Raina flicks it towards fine leg. The batsmen pick up a couple.
  • 10.2 On a length on middle, du Plessis flicks it towards square leg for a run.
  • 10.1 50 partnership comes up between Suresh Raina and Faf du Plessis. They might now look to accelerate. Short delivery on leg, Raina nudges it towards square leg for a run.
  • Sherfane Rutherford into the attack now.
  • 9.6 Full on off, Faf drives it to covers. 53/1
  • 9.5 Flighted delivery on middle, Raina flicks it towards mid-wicket for a run.
  • 9.4 Floated delivery outside leg, Raina looks to sweep but misses it and gets hit on the pads. Mishra appeals for lbw but the umpire shakes his head. An easy decision for the umpire as it was pitching outside leg.
  • 9.3 Short and outside off, du Plessis cuts it towards point for a run.
  • 9.2 Tossed up outside off, du Plessis drives it to covers.
  • 9.1 Full on off, Raina drives it through mid off for a single.
  • STRATEGIC BREAK. So 7 from the first 4 overs - 43 from the last 5. Some sort of a recovery from Chennai. They are slowly trying to score freely but not entirely. Delhi might want to break this stand as quickly as possible, else the projected score of 125 might just swell to 150-plus.
  • 8.6 On a good length on off, du Plessis keeps it out. 50/1
  • 8.5 FOUR! 50 up for Chennai. Morris is leaking runs here. A short ball, down the leg side, Faf swivels and pulls it to the fine leg fence! 1.5-0-19-0 so far for the South African all-rounder.
  • 8.4 Full and outside off, Raina drives it through point for a run.
  • 8.3 On a length on off, Raina plays it to covers.
  • 8.2 FOUR! THRASH! Raina is looking in solid touch so far. 29 from 17 so far. A length ball, around middle, Raina backs away and then hammers it straight back over the bowler's head. Mid on has no chance.
  • 8.1 Good ball from Chris Morris. On a good length on middle, Raina blocks it off his back foot.
  • Chris Morris returns. 1-0-10-0 so far.
  • 7.6 Full on middle, pushed through mid on for one more. 41/1
  • 7.5 Punched off the back foot by the batsman. One run added to the total.
  • 7.4 That is a beauty. What a difference it makes when you slow down the speed. Mishra gives this plenty of flight, outside off, Faf looks to punch but is comprehensively beaten.
  • 7.3 Full and fired around leg stump, pushed towards long on for a run.
  • 7.2 Outside off, punched off the back foot for one.
  • 7.1 Full on middle, pushed through mid on for a single.
  • Amit Mishra to bowl now.
  • 6.6 Floated on middle and leg, Raina flicks it through mid-wicket for a run. 36/1
  • 6.5 Full on off, du Plessis drives it towards mid off for a run.
  • 6.4 Floated on off, Raina plays it towards point for a single.
  • 6.3 BEATEN! Tossed up just outside off, Raina looks to guide but misses it.
  • 6.2 IN THE AIR... SAFE! Flirting with danger, is Suresh. Comes down the track, does Raina, has a massive hoick, is nowhere near the pitch of the ball and gets a leading edge. The ball goes high in the air but luckily for the batsman, it evades Prithvi Shaw running back from point! Two runs taken.
  • 6.1 FOUR! CARESSED! Welcome into the attack, mate! Full and outside off, plenty of flight, Raina leans and drives it through the covers for a boundary!
  • Jagadeesha Suchith is back on. 2-0-5-1 so far.
  • 5.6 Flicks this wide of mid on for a single. 20 from the final 2 overs of Powerplay, Chennai are 27/1. A sedate start. 27/1
  • 5.5 FOUR! Off balance but gets runs! Full and fired down the leg side, Raina gets down to sweep, loses balance but manages to get it past short fine leg for another boundary!
  • 5.4 FOUR! A rare boundary. Not that bad a ball, fractionally short in length, but that is enough for Raina. He picks it up in a trice, goes back and punches it between cover and point.
  • 5.3 Drags it from well outside off and swipes it through mid-wicket for a single.
  • 5.2 Comes down the track but is not to the pitch of the ball. Mistimes it back to the bowler.
  • 5.1 Outside off, punched towards cover.
  • Axar Patel to bowl as well.
  • 4.6 FOUR! Risky shot from Suresh Raina. Bowls it on a length and outside off, Raina looks to play away from the body but gets an outside edge. It goes towards third man for a boundary. 10 runs have come from the over. A much-needed over for Chennai. 17/1
  • 4.5 On a good length on off, Raina blocks it well.
  • 4.4 On a length on middle, Faf flicks it towards mid-wicket for a run.
  • 4.4 WIDE! Bowls it down the leg side, du Plessis looks to go after it but misses it.
  • 4.3 On a good length on leg, du Plessis looks to flick but gets hit on the pads. Morris appeals for lbw but the umpire shakes his head. Probably it would have missed the leg stump. The ball rolls towards cover and Faf wants the single initially. Looking at that, Raina responds and almost comes halfway down the track. But then, the fielder comes charging in from cover and du Plessis stops. Raina has to stop as well, then reverse and run again. The fielder has a shy at the bowler's end but misses. Raina seemed to be in though.
  • 4.2 FOUR! First boundary of the match and it releases the pressure for Chennai. Poor delivery from Morris. Full toss on leg, du Plessis flicks it towards fine leg for a boundary.
  • 4.1 On a good length on leg, du Plessis looks to flick but gets hit on the pads.
  • Chris Morris to bowl now.
  • 3.6 Floated on off, Raina guides it to short third man. 4 runs and a wicket have come from the over. 7/1
  • 3.5 Tossed up on middle, du Plessis easily flicks it through mid-wicket for a run.
  • 3.4 Flighted delivery on middle, Raina tucks it towards mid-wicket for a run.
  • 3.3 Tossed up on middle, du Plessis flicks it through mid-wicket for a run.
  • Suresh Raina walks out to bat at number 3.
  • 3.2 OUT! Straight to the man! There is only one man in the vast real estate on the leg side. And Watson has demonstrated excellent coaching skills with this catching practice drill. Short and outside off, Watto rocks back and pulls it away but the ball does not come on to the bat that well, nor does it bounce much. Hence, there is not much elevation either. It goes flat and straight to Axar Patel at deep mid-wicket who is waiting for it patiently. So the choke works. Chennai could not buy a run but Delhi have bought a wicket.
  • 3.1 Fired down the leg side, following the batsman, du Plessis makes room to the leg side and punches it wide of long on. He wants the second but Watson is happy with the single.
  • 2.6 BEATEN! Watson is beaten twice here. Again on a good length and outside off, Shane looks to defend but misses it due to the seam movement on this one. Just 3 runs have come from the first three overs. This is great stuff from Delhi. 3/0
  • 2.5 BEATEN! On a good length and outside off, Watson looks to defend but misses it due to the away movement on this one.
  • 2.4 Full and outside off, Watson leans and drives it through the covers. Jagadeesha Suchith dives to his left and makes a wonderful stop.
  • 2.3 RUN OUT MISSED! Watson was gone for all money. Full on leg, du Plessis works it through mid-wicket. Watson is hesitant for the single as he does not know where the ball is, with Boult in his way. But eventually, Faf pushes him into it. Prithvi Shaw charges to his right from mid on and goes for a direct hit at the keeper's end but misses it. Replays show that Watson was a goner.
  • 2.2 On a length around middle, du Plessis comes down the track, trying to make his own pace but is cramped for room. Fends it to the leg side.
  • 2.1 Outside off, barely comes onto the bat, Faf looks to punch but is early into the shot. Gets a bottom edge towards cover.
  • 1.6 That delivery hurried onto him. Floated on leg, Watson looks to defend but gets hit low on the pads. Good start from Suchith as well. 2/0
  • 1.5 Floated on middle, Watson blocks it off his back foot.
  • 1.4 Short on off, Watson makes room and cuts it to point.
  • 1.3 Flighted delivery on leg, Watson looks to sweep but gets hit on the pads.
  • 1.2 Around middle and off, flicked through mid-wicket for a single.
  • 1.1 Full and around off, pushed back to the bowler.
  • Jagadeesha Suchith to bowl from the other end.
  • 0.6 The batsman has played that off the front foot and into the ground. A good start from Boult. Just a run from the opening over. 1/0
  • 0.5 Around middle and off, flicked through mid-wicket for a single.
  • 0.4 Outside off, Faf looks to drive but misses. Boult looks to appeal but then bails out.
  • 0.3 Outside off, this time Faf pushes it towards point, sets off for a single but is sent back.
  • 0.2 Full and outside off, nice cover drive but straight to short extra cover.
  • 0.1 A good nut to start. On a length outside off, holding its shape slightly, Faf plays inside the line, looks to defend but then attempts to take the bat away. So shall we call it a play and a miss? Or did he know what he was doing?
  • We are all set to begin here in Chennai! Shane Watson and Faf du Plessis are the two openers for the home side while Trent Boult has the new ball in hand for Delhi. Let's play!
  • Chennai XI - Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis (IN FOR MURALI VIJAY), Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (C/WK) (IN FOR DHRUV SHOREY), Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja (IN FOR MITCHELL SANTNER), Dwayne Bravo, Deepak Chahar, Harbhajan Singh, Imran Tahir.
  • Delhi XI - Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer (C), Rishabh Pant (WK), Colin Ingram, Sherfane Rutherford, Axar Patel, Jagadeesha Suchith (IN FOR SANDEEP LAMICHHANE), Chris Morris (IN FOR ISHANT SHARMA), Amit Mishra, Trent Boult (IN FOR KAGISO RABADA).
  • Chennai skipper, MS Dhoni feels that there is chance of less dew tonight as there is a lot of cloud cover. Mentions that they were looking to bat first anyway. Tells us that he is not 100 percent fit but he has learnt that is the case with most players playing international cricket. Informs us that there is a bit of weakness but no fever for last couple of days. He jokes that it might be a worry for the opposition if he coughs on them. Says that they have a number of changes that is with himself, Faf du Plessis, Ravindra Jadeja coming into replace Murali Vijay, Mitchell Santner and Dhruv Shorey.
  • Delhi skipper, Shreyas Iyer hopes for dew in the second innings. He states that they have 3 spinners and the wicket is dry right now so they would like to make best use of it. Informs us that their changes are Trent Boult and Jagadeesha Sucith coming in for Kagiso Rabada and Ishant Sharma. Tells us that it is the issue of a stiff back with Rabada while a problematic ankle is troubling Ishant.
  • TOSS - Delhi win the toss and elect to bowl first.
  • PITCH REPORT - Graeme Swann with the pitch report tells us there is not a blade of grass on the surface, and that it looks absolutely bald with a lot of cracks all the way. He feels that the spinners will rule the roost. He informs us that the surface is rock hard. Swann mentions that the ball hitting the crack will turn big as the ball will grip. Reckons it is a typical Chennai wicket. Signs off by saying that the captain winning the toss would like to bat first and that if one scores 150-160, the spinners should come into play and the side defending should win 9 times out of 10.
  • It is Match 50 of the Indian T20 League between Chennai and Delhi in Chennai. Hello and a warm welcome to everyone. Both the teams would want to win this game to stay in the top two of the points table. MS Dhoni who missed the last game due to fever might play today's game if he recovers and it will be a major boost for them. On the other hand, Delhi would like to take revenge of the first match which they played against them in Delhi. Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw will be the key players for them to give them a great start. The pitch will be on the slower side as the pitch starts turning from the first innings and sometimes gets worse in the second innings. What is in store for us? Stay tuned for the pitch report and the toss.

Chennai Super Kings Vs Delhi Capitals Live Score (T20) Ball by Ball Commentary

Chennai Super Kings Vs Delhi Capitals Live Score (T20) Ball by Ball Commentary


World Cup 2019 Points Table

Team p w l nr pts
India 9 7 1 1 15
Australia 9 7 2 0 14
England 9 6 3 0 12
New Zealand 9 5 3 1 11
Pakistan 9 5 3 1 11
Sri Lanka 9 3 4 2 8
South Africa 9 3 5 1 7
Bangladesh 9 3 5 1 7
West Indies 9 2 6 1 5
Afghanistan 9 0 9 0 0





Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3631 113
2 New Zealand 2547 111
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 3663 105
5 Australia 2640 98
6 Sri Lanka 3462 94
Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6420 123
2 India 6807 122
3 New Zealand 4763 113
4 Australia 5470 112
5 South Africa 5193 110
6 Pakistan 4756 97
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 7365 283
2 England 4253 266
3 South Africa 4196 262
4 Australia 5471 261
5 India 7273 260
6 New Zealand 4056 254