Rajasthan Royals Beat Chennai Super Kings By 16 Runs
Fifties from Sanju Samson and Steve Smith helped Rajasthan Royals record a 16-run win over Chennai Super Kings.
Sanju Samson and Steve Smith put on a mammoth 121-run partnership off just 57 deliveries for the 2nd wicket.
Sanju Samson played a whirlwind knock of 74 from 32 deliveries to help Rajasthan Royals post 216 on the board after being sent in to bat.
Rajasthan Royals captain Steve Smith scored 69 off 47 deliveries.
Sam Curran picked three wickets for 33 runs in his four overs for Chennai Super Kings, and later played a quickfire cameo of 17 off 6 deliveries.
Leg-spinner Rahul Tewatia picked three wickets as Rajasthan ensured CSK did not chase down their target.
Sanju Samson was brilliant behind the stumps as well, as he made two stumpings and took a fabulous leaping catch to dismiss Kedar Jadhav.
Faf du Plessis did his best to guide CSK home with a knock of 72 off 37 deliveries. He scored his second half-century of the season in as many games.