PBKS vs CSK / Chennai equalized the last match with Punjab - defeated Punjab by 28 runs in Dharamshala

Vikrant Shekhawat : May 05, 2024, 07:25 PM
PBKS vs CSK: Chennai Super Kings have strengthened their hopes for the playoffs of IPL-2024. The team defeated Punjab Kings by 28 runs in the 53rd match of the current season. This is Chennai's first win after five consecutive defeats against Punjab. With this victory, CSK has come to third place in the points table. Chennai has 12 points after 11 matches. On Sunday, Punjab won the toss and decided to bowl first at Dharamshala ground. Chennai scored 167 runs losing 9 wickets in 20 overs. In reply, Punjab could score 139 runs after losing 9 wickets in 20 overs. Ravindra Jadeja performed double. He played an inning of 43 runs on 26 balls. Not only this, he also took 3 wickets.

Chennai took revenge from Punjab

In the 53rd match of IPL 2024, Chennai Super Kings defeated Punjab Kings by 28 runs. Batting first after losing the toss, Chennai scored 167 runs losing nine wickets in 20 overs. In reply, Punjab team could score only 139 runs after losing nine wickets in 20 overs. Ravindra Jadeja performed all-round. Apart from scoring 43 runs, he also took three wickets.

With this win in Dharamshala, Chennai also took revenge for the defeat suffered by Punjab in the previous match. Punjab had defeated Chennai at its home ground Chepauk. With this, Punjab's winning streak against Chennai also came to an end. Punjab team had won five out of the last six matches between the two teams. CSK won the sixth match.

With this victory, Chennai team has reached third place in the points table. He has 12 points from 11 matches with six wins and five losses. This victory has kept CSK's hopes of reaching the playoffs alive. At the same time, this was the seventh defeat for the Punjab team. The team is at eighth position in the points table with eight points. Chennai's next match is against Gujarat Titans in Ahmedabad on May 10. At the same time, Punjab team will face Royal Challengers Bangalore team in Dharamshala on May 9.

Chennai scored 167 runs

Batting first after losing the toss, Chennai scored 167 runs losing nine wickets in 20 overs. At one time Chennai's score was 69 runs for one wicket in the eighth over. After this the team lost the remaining nine wickets in scoring 98 runs. Shivam Dubey, who was selected in the Indian team for the T20 World Cup, could not open his account for the second consecutive match. He was out on his first ball of the innings. At the same time, Mahendra Singh Dhoni also got clean bowled on his first ball of the innings. Ravindra Jadeja scored the most runs for Chennai. He played an inning of 43 runs in 26 balls with the help of three fours and two sixes. Whereas, Rituraj Gaikwad scored 32 runs in 21 balls and Daryl Mitchell scored 30 runs in 19 balls. Rahane was out after scoring 9 runs, Moeen Ali after scoring 17 runs, Mitchell Santner after scoring 11 runs, Shardul Thakur after scoring 17 runs. For Punjab, Rahul Chahar and Harshal Patel took three wickets each. Whereas, Arshdeep Singh got two wickets. At the same time, Sam Curran got one wicket.

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