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Chennai Super Kings vs Kings XI Punjab, Match 18 Match Summary

CSK vs KXIP, 2019 - T20 Summary

Chennai Super Kings vs Kings XI Punjab Scorecard
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Match Ended   
160/3 (20.0/20)
138/5 (20.0/20)
Chennai Super Kings beat Kings XI Punjab by 22 runs
  • Player of the Match
    Harbhajan Singh
CSK 160/3
Bat Top Batsmen
54 (38)
  • 2x4s
  • 4x6s
  • 142.10SR
37 (23)
  • 4x4s
  • 1x6s
  • 160.86SR
Bowl Top Bowlers
4
OVERS
23/3
R/W
4
OVERS
23/0
R/W
KXIP 138/5
Bat Top Batsmen
67 (59)
  • 4x4s
  • 2x6s
  • 113.55SR
55 (47)
  • 3x4s
  • 1x6s
  • 117.02SR
Bowl Top Bowlers
4
OVERS
17/2
R/W
4
OVERS
37/2
R/W
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HARBHAJAN SINGH has been named the Man Of The Match for his exceptional figures of 4-1-17-2. That is all for this game. Do hop over for the eagerly awaited Hyderabad-Mumbai contest.
Earlier in the day, Chennai huffed and puffed to 160 after looking close to reaching 200 at the halfway mark. Faf du Plessis anchored the innings but then when he and Raina fell, the hosts seemed to be losing their way before Dhoni and Rayudu ensured that they got a defendable score.
Were the tourists too careful? They looked to play out Tahir and even Harbhajan Singh. Waited and waited for the seamers to come back on but Dhoni played his trump cards to perfection. When Kuggeleijn came back on to bowl, Punjab needed 46 from the final 3 overs. He got the big wicket of Rahul and conceded just 7. That spoilt the plans and the chances of a Russell-Southee encore from the Bangalore-Kolkata match did not happen.
Punjab did make a fist of the chase though. After losing 2 pretty quickly, the 110-run stand for the third wicket between Rahul and Sarfaraz seemed to get Punjab back on track. In fact at the halfway stage, both teams had the same score. But the timing of the attack - never came from the visitors.
Not quite surprising, if you are tuning in right now, after watching Chennai bat. The pitch was slowing down, was expected to get even slower and eventually, that is what happened. Decent bowling by the home side with only Kuggeleijn and Chahar proving to be expensive.
19.6
0
Scott Kuggeleijn To Sam Curran
Swing and a miss to end the game. A length ball, outside off, Curran swings hard but misses. CHENNAI WIN BY 22 RUNS AND GO ATOP THE POINTS TABLE.
19.5
1
Scott Kuggeleijn To Mandeep Singh
Punches this off the back foot for a single.
Sam Curran walks in with 2 balls left. He will not be on strike though.
19.4
W
Scott Kuggeleijn To Sarfaraz Khan OUT!
OUT! Sarfaraz falls with 2 balls left in the game. A short ball, outside off, Sarfaraz looks to pull but plays this earlier than expected. That is primarily because of the ball coming on late. A top edge is induced, which is calmly taken by Faf du Plessis at long on. Though, he had to circle under it a bit. Useful knock by Khan, but one has to wonder - why did not the attack start during the 15th over? Left too much too late.
19.3
0
Scott Kuggeleijn To Sarfaraz Khan
Outside off, Sarfaraz backs away, looks to play the reverse scoop, but misses. Technically, Punjab cannot win the game now.
19.2
0
Scott Kuggeleijn To Sarfaraz Khan
Another short ball, outside off, Khan hops and looks to swat with a pull but misses.
19.1
2
Scott Kuggeleijn To Sarfaraz Khan
A short ball, outside off, Sarfaraz pulls it towards deep mid-wicket off the bottom half of the bat. Two runs taken.
Mandeep Singh walks in at number 6, replacing Miller. Scott Kuggeleijn to bowl the final over. 25 to defend.
Over 19 : 135/4
13 Runs
  • 5 NB18.1
  • 3 NB18.1
  • 118.1
  • 118.2
  • 118.3
  • 118.4
  • 118.5
  • W18.6
D. Miller
6 (5)
S. Khan
65 (55)
D. Chahar
4-0-40-1
18.6
W
Deepak Chahar To David Miller OUT!
OUT! BOWLED! Lock, stock and barrel. No Killer Miller show tonight. The virtue of keeping it full and straight. You miss, I hit. Full and in line of the stumps, Miller swings hard, only to miss. The stumps are a mess. The over which began so badly, has ended nicely for Chahar and Chennai.
18.5
1
Deepak Chahar To Sarfaraz Khan
The batsman has top edged that one. One run added to the total.
18.4
1
Deepak Chahar To David Miller
Outside off, another slower one, mistimed punch towards long off for one.
18.3
1
Deepak Chahar To Sarfaraz Khan
A short ball, outside off, barely comes off the deck, Sarfaraz is early into his pull and mistimes it towards deep mid-wicket. Just one.
18.2
1
Deepak Chahar To David Miller
Very full outside off, driven towards long off for a run.
18.1
1
Deepak Chahar To Sarfaraz Khan
A terrific yorker, on middle, SK digs it out, gets an inside edge onto his pads and sneaks in a single.
18.1
nb
Deepak Chahar To Sarfaraz Khan
ANOTHER NO BALL! Will Chahar be taken off for successive beamers? Nope. Since this was not dangerous, the umpire allows Chahar to bowl. Dhoni is furious though. He asks the bowler what is he trying. Deepak says that he is trying leg cutters. Immediately MS asks him to stop trying those. A high full toss outside off, Khan leaps and looks to go over the top but mistimes it over backward point. Two runs taken. FREE HIT CONTINUES...
18.1
nb
Deepak Chahar To Sarfaraz Khan
NO BALL! FOUR! Is this the point from where the momentum swings? The first ball of a new spell, Chahar looks for something different, trying a back of a hand slower ball. It turns out to be a high full toss and Sarfaraz just guides it over backward point for a boundary!
Deepak Chahar to bowl the 19th over.
Over 18 : 122/3
7 Runs
  • 117.1
  • 117.2
  • W17.3
  • 117.4
  • 417.5
  • 017.6
D. Miller
4 (2)
S. Khan
56 (50)
S. Kuggeleijn
3-0-34-1
17.6
0
Scott Kuggeleijn To David Miller
Misses this one! A length ball angling away from the lefty, Miller looks to smash it over deep mid-wicket but fails to put bat on ball. Huge roars from the crowd for the dot ball. 39 needed from 12 balls now!
17.5
4
Scott Kuggeleijn To David Miller
FOUR! That is an incredible strike! A fuller length ball outside off, Miller sees the ball and tonks it right back past the bowler. No chance for long off to reach that one. That is the first boundary in six overs by Punjab.
17.4
1
Scott Kuggeleijn To Sarfaraz Khan
A short ball, around middle, Sarfaraz swivels and pulls it towards fine leg for a single.
David Miller walks out next to the middle.
17.3
W
Scott Kuggeleijn To Lokesh Rahul OUT!
OUT! Something had to give in and it has! Rahul holes out at deep mid-wicket! This is a huge blow for Punjab and the Chennai crowd has gotten even louder. A short ball dug in hard almost halfway down the track, Rahul fails to middle his pull. It goes off the top half of his bat and flies high towards deep mid-wicket. Jadeja there comes in a bit and takes a really safe catch. Brilliant result for Chennai, they're tightening the noose on the visitors now.
17.2
1
Scott Kuggeleijn To Sarfaraz Khan
Slower delivery by Scott. Short pitch delivery on off, Sarfaraz waits for it and pulls it to mid off for a single.
17.1
1
Scott Kuggeleijn To Lokesh Rahul
Short delivery on off, Rahul pulls it towards the mid-wicket region. Single taken.
Scott Kuggeleijn comes back on now.
20 OV
3 Runs
S. Kuggeleijn to S. Khan M. Singh S. Curran
  • 219.1
  • 019.2
  • 019.3
  • W19.4
  • 119.5
  • 019.6
19 OV
13 Runs
D. Chahar to S. Khan D. Miller
  • 5 NB18.1
  • 3 NB18.1
  • 118.1
  • 118.2
  • 118.3
  • 118.4
  • 118.5
  • W18.6
18 OV
7 Runs
S. Kuggeleijn to L. Rahul S. Khan D. Miller
  • 117.1
  • 117.2
  • W17.3
  • 117.4
  • 417.5
  • 017.6
17 OV
5 Runs
I. Tahir to L. Rahul S. Khan
  • 116.1
  • 116.2
  • 116.3
  • 016.4
  • 116.5
  • 116.6
16 OV
5 Runs
H. Singh to L. Rahul S. Khan
  • 015.1
  • 215.2
  • 115.3
  • 115.4
  • 115.5
  • 015.6
15 OV
5 Runs
I. Tahir to L. Rahul S. Khan
  • 114.1
  • 114.2
  • 014.3
  • 114.4
  • 114.5
  • 114.6
14 OV
4 Runs
H. Singh to S. Khan L. Rahul
  • 113.1
  • 113.2
  • 013.3
  • 013.4
  • 113.5
  • 113.6
13 OV
5 Runs
R. Jadeja to S. Khan L. Rahul
  • 012.1
  • 112.2
  • 212.3
  • 112.4
  • 112.5
  • 012.6
12 OV
16 Runs
S. Kuggeleijn to S. Khan L. Rahul
  • 211.1
  • 411.2
  • 1 WD11.3
  • 111.3
  • 111.4
  • 611.5
  • 111.6
11 OV
4 Runs
R. Jadeja to L. Rahul S. Khan
  • 110.1
  • 110.2
  • 110.3
  • 010.4
  • 010.5
  • 110.6
10 OV
4 Runs
I. Tahir to S. Khan L. Rahul
  • 09.1
  • 19.2
  • 09.3
  • 19.4
  • 19.5
  • 19.6
9 OV
12 Runs
R. Jadeja to L. Rahul S. Khan
  • 18.1
  • 48.2
  • 18.3
  • 48.4
  • 18.5
  • 18.6
8 OV
6 Runs
I. Tahir to S. Khan L. Rahul
  • 07.1
  • 07.2
  • 17.3
  • 17.4
  • 07.5
  • 47.6
7 OV
3 Runs
R. Jadeja to S. Khan L. Rahul
  • 06.1
  • 16.2
  • 16.3
  • 16.4
  • 06.5
  • 06.6
6 OV
11 Runs
S. Kuggeleijn to S. Khan L. Rahul
  • 65.1
  • 15.2
  • 25.3
  • 15.4
  • 05.5
  • 15.6
5 OV
16 Runs
D. Chahar to L. Rahul S. Khan
  • 44.1
  • 14.2
  • 04.3
  • 14.4
  • 64.5
  • 44.6
4 OV
8 Runs
H. Singh to S. Khan L. Rahul
  • 13.1
  • 13.2
  • 13.3
  • 23.4
  • 23.5
  • 13.6
3 OV
4 Runs
D. Chahar to L. Rahul S. Khan
  • 02.1
  • 02.2
  • 12.3
  • 22.4
  • 02.5
  • 12.6
2 OV
0 Runs
H. Singh to C. Gayle M. Agarwal
  • 01.1
  • 01.2
  • 01.3
  • W1.4
  • 01.5
  • W1.6
1 OV
7 Runs
D. Chahar to L. Rahul C. Gayle
  • 00.1
  • 10.2
  • 1 WD0.3
  • 40.3
  • 00.4
  • 10.5
  • 00.6
Match Info
  • Venue MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
  • Weather Clear
  • Toss Chennai Super Kingswon the toss and elected to bat
  • Result Chennai Super Kings beat Kings XI Punjab by 22 runs
  • Player of the Match Harbhajan Singh
  • Umpire KN Ananthapadmanabhan (IND), Rod Tucker (AUS) and Chettithody Shamshuddin (IND)
  • Referee Chinmay Sharma (IND)
Match Notes
  • Innings Break: Chennai 160/3 in 20.0 overs
  • 4th wkt Partnership: 52 off 35 balls between MS Dhoni (31) and A Rayudu (19)
  • Chennai 152/3 in 19.1 overs
  • Referral 1 (18.0 ovs): Punjab against MS Dhoni (Caught) Unsuccessful (CHE: 1, PUN: 0)
  • Strategic Time-out: Chennai 108/3 in 15.0 overs
  • Chennai 100/1 in 13.2 overs
  • du Plessis T20: 51 runs in 33 balls (2x4) (4x6)
  • Strategic Time-out: Chennai 54/0 in 6.0 overs
  • Mandatory Power play (1-6): Chennai 54/0
  • 1st wkt Partnership: 50 off 27 balls between S Watson (22) and du Plessis (27)
  • Chennai 50/0 in 5.3 overs
  • Scott Kuggeleijn makes his IPL debut for Chennai Super Kings
  • 3rd wkt Partnership: 100 off 80 balls between L Rahul (48) and S Khan (51)
  • L Rahul T20: 50 runs in 41 balls (3x4) (1x6)
  • S Khan maiden T20 Fifty: 50 runs in 42 balls (3x4) (2x6)
  • Strategic Time-out: Punjab 100/2 in 14.0 overs
  • Punjab 100/2 in 14.0 overs
  • Strategic Time-out: Chennai 67/2 in 9.0 overs
  • 3rd wkt Partnership: 53 off 38 balls between L Rahul (28) and S Khan (25)
  • Punjab 50/2 in 7.3 overs
  • Mandatory Power play (1-6): Punjab 46/2
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Match Poll

Who will win the Match

Worm
PlayerRunsAvg.
David Warner SRH69269.20
KL Rahul PBKS59353.90
Quinton de Kock MI52935.26
Shikhar Dhawan DC52134.73
Andre Russell KKR51056.66
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PlayerWicketsEco.
Imran Tahir CSK266.69
Kagiso Rabada DC257.82
Deepak Chahar CSK227.47
Shreyas Gopal RR207.22
Jasprit Bumrah MI196.63
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