CSK v/s PBKS IPL 2021: Punjab Kings Clinch an Easy Victory
- Punjab Kings score 139 for four in 13 overs.
- KL Rahul’s unbeaten 98 strides Punjab Kings to victory.
- Punjab Kings chased 135 runs to outclass CSK.
Punjab Kings raced ahead of CSK by 6 wickets in Match 53 of IPL 2021 at Dubai international stadium on Thursday after KL Rahul hit a six. Chasing a target of 135runs, Punjab Kings were four-wicket down.
Playing the most crucial innings of 76 for CSK, Du Plessis was amongst the three batsmen who reached the double-figure mark for the three-time champions. They slated commendable score after opened Faf du Plessis inked 134/6 their allotted 20 overs. For Punjab Kings, Arshdeep Singh and Chris Jordan picked up two wickets each while Ravi Bishnoi and Mohammed Shami returned with one.
The CSK striders staged a horror start as Ruturaj Gaikwad and Moeen Ali returned to the stands in the first powerplay. Arshdeep Singh removed Gaikwad and Ali in the 4th and the 6th over of the innings. The veteran batsmen from CSK took stride of eight fours and two sixes in the match.