Ruturaj Gaikwad and Ambati Rayudu scored 38 and 32 respectively as CSK smashed a 157-run target against RCB with six wickets in hand.
ANI | , Sharjah
Published September 25, 2021 10:59 IST
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has revealed that the side bowling group is proud to bowl well in an innings backend.
Ruturaj Gaikwad and Ambati Rayudu scored 38 and 32 respectively, while CSK Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) had a 157-run target with six wickets in hand. With this victory, MS Dhoni-led clothing topped the table.
“I think this is a great team performance. We bowled well in the RCB innings backend. It put us in a good position at half – stage. We have to chase 157 on a small field like Sharjah. Take it every day. I know. When you come up with something out of the ordinary, then they have to re-think their position. ” Video posted on iplt20.com.
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“For me, before the game, I try to bowl around the wicket in the nets session and I try to land wide yorkers to give the best option to combine angles and go straight or wide. It worked against the RCB, the Jadeja spell was crucial. We tried to shut down the RCB and It worked, “he added.
Earlier, Padikkal and Virat Kohli scored 70 and 53 respectively to give RCB a 156/6 score in the allotted twenty overs. The two openers shared a 111-run partnership for the first wicket, while Dwayne Bravo limited RCB to a 160-run mark with a 3-24 spell.
CSK will take on Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the next match of the IPL at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.
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