Tuesday, May 28th, 2024

Difficulties increased for Punjab Kings, CSK defeated in important match, qualifying may be difficult


New Delhi. In IPL 2024, today on 5th May, the first match was played between Punjab Kings and Chennai Super Kings at Dharamshala Stadium in Himachal Pradesh. In this match, Chennai Super Kings registered a spectacular victory by 28 runs. Punjab Kings won the toss and decided to bowl first. Batting first, Chennai scored 167 runs in 20 overs. Punjab team could not succeed in chasing this score. CSK won this match on the basis of excellent bowling.

Ajinkya Rahane, who came to open for Chennai Super Kings, was a flop. Rahane was out after scoring 9 runs in 7 balls. Along with him, Rituraj Gaikwad appeared in good form. But he was out after scoring 32 runs in 21 balls. Daryl Mitchell played an inning of 30 runs in 19 balls. After this, all the players except Ravindra Jadeja were flops. Moeen Ali scored 17 runs, Mahendra Singh Dhoni scored 0 and players like Mitchell Santner played an inning of 11 runs. Jadeja, while handling the innings of CSK, played an inning of 43 runs in 26 balls. He hit 2 sixes and 3 fours during his innings. On the strength of Jadeja, CSK’s score reached 167 runs in 20 overs.

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Chahar- Harshal took 3-3 wickets
Harshal Patel and Rahul Chahar took 3-3 wickets while bowling brilliantly for Punjab Kings. While bowling in this match, Patel took a total of 3 wickets. He gave 24 runs while bowling 4 overs. Patel dismissed 3 players in his spell. In this, the wickets of Daryl Mitchell, Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Shardul Thakur were taken. At the same time, Chahar took the wickets of Gaikwad, Shivam Dubey and Mitchell Santner.

Punjab Kings bundled out for 139 runs

Now it was Punjab Kings’ turn to chase. No player could play a big innings for Punjab Kings. While opening for Punjab, Prabhsimran Singh was out after scoring 30 runs in 23 balls. Jonny Bairstow, who came with him, could score 7 runs in 6 balls. Riley Russo was out after scoring 0 runs in 3 balls, while Shashank Singh was out after scoring 27 runs in 20 balls. Captain Sam Curran was out 7 times in 11 balls while Jitesh Sharma was out on the very first ball. In this way the Punjab Kings team could score only 139 runs.

Jadeja created a stir

For CSK, Ravindra Jadeja created a stir with the bat as well as the bowling. Jaddu gave 20 runs in 4 overs and took a total of 3 wickets. This is Punjab’s 7th defeat in the tournament. Now he has only 8 points in his account. Now to qualify they will have to win all three remaining matches. Also, we will have to depend on the results of other teams.

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