Chennai Super Kings just fall short against Royal Challengers Bangalore in classic run chase

Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Chennai Super Kings
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MS Dhoni 84* today for CSK
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Chennai Super Kings won the toss and decided to bowl against Royal Challengers Bangalore at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore, in the second IPL match of the day and what a classic it ened up to be.

Match Summary

Royal Challengers Bangalore 161 - 7 (Parthiv Patel 53, Moeen Ali 26, AB De Villiers 25; Deepak Chahar 2-25, Ravindra Jadeja 2-29, DJ Bravo 2-34)

Chennai Super Kings 160 – 8 (MS Dhoni 84*; Yuzvendra Chahal 1-24, Dale Steyn 2-24, Umesh Yadav 2-47, Navdeep Saini 1-24)

Result - Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 1 run

Scorecard

Tournament Stats and Points Table

Batting first, Royal Challengers Bangalore scored a par 161 - 7 with Parthiv Patel 53, Moeen Ali 26 and AB De Villiers 25 top scoring and Deepak Chahar 2-25, Ravindra Jadeja 2-29 and DJ Bravo 2-34 the top wicket takers for Chennai Super Kings.

In reply, Chennai Super Kings fell just a run short in an amazing run chase 160 – 8 - MS Dhoni 84* was the star with the bat, but was unable to get CSK over the line – a top all round performance from the RCB bowlers - Yuzvendra Chahal 1-24, Dale Steyn 2-24, Umesh Yadav 2-47 and Navdeep Saini 1-24 gave them a well deserved win.

 

Royal Challengers Bangalore - Parthiv Patel(wk), Virat Kohli(c), AB de Villiers, Akshdeep Nath, Moeen Ali, Marcus Stoinis, Pawan Negi, Dale Steyn, Navdeep Saini, Yuzvendra Chahal, Umesh Yadav

Chennai Super Kings - Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni(c)(wk), Kedar Jadhav, Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Imran Tahir

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