KXIP vs CSK Highlights, IPL 2020: Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis Hit Fifties As Chennai Super Kings Thrash Kings XI Punjab By 10 Wickets
IPL 2020, Kings XI Punjab vs Chennai Super Kings: CSK openers Faf du Plessis and Shane Watson smashed the ball to all corners of the ground, helping the side to secure a 10-wicket win over KXIP.
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) openers Shane Watson and Faf du Plessis smashed unbeaten half-centuries to help the side emerge victorious against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) by a margin of 10 wickets, having been handed a target of 179. CSK's massive triumph in match 18 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Sunday, will boost their confidence. Watson smashed 83 runs off 53 deliveries in an innings comprising of 11 boundaries and 3 sixes. Du Plessis was exceptional as well, scoring 87 off 53 balls with 11 fours and 1 six to his credit. Earlier, KXIP skipper KL Rahul scored a half-century to help his side post a score of 178/4 in 20 overs. Rahul was well-supported from Nicholas Pooran who scored 33 runs off 17 deliveries, smashing the ball to all corners of the ground. Shardul Thakur was the pick of the bowlers for CSK, accounting for two wickets while conceding 39 runs.(SCORECARD)
IPL 2020 Match 18 Highlights Between Kings XI Punjab And Chennai Super Kings, Straight From Dubai International Cricket Stadium
- 22:25 (IST)Half-century for Shane WatsonShane Watson gets a half-century off 31 deliveries with a beautiful boundary, hitting his 20th IPL half-century.
- 22:02 (IST)FOUR!Third consecutive boundary for Faf du Plessis who muscles the short delivery wide of mid-on. Chennai Super Kings have ended the powerplay with a score of 60 runs for the loss of no wickets.
- 21:14 (IST)KXIP finish on 178/4 in 20 oversKings XI Punjab have finished with a score of 178/4 in 20 overs. Chennai Super Kings need 179 runs to win.