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CSK vs DC : Chennai defeated by Delhi by 20 runs | leader

Leaders Online Desk: In the 13th match of IPL, Delhi Capitals stopped Chennai's winning streak by winning by 20 runs. In this match, on the strength of half-centuries from David Warner and Rishabh Pant, Delhi scored 191 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in 20 overs. In reply, Chennai could only score 171 runs in 20 overs for the loss of 6 wickets. Chennai's defeat saw them slip to second place in the points table. While Delhi Capitals are at the seventh position with their first win. (CSK vs DC)

Chennai got off to a poor start as they chased down the challenge from Delhi. In the very first over of the innings, the first batsman in the form of captain Rituraj was dismissed. After this in the third over, the in-form Rachin Ravindra was dismissed for just two runs. After this, Darryl Mitchell and Ajinkya Rahane tried to save the team's innings with a convincing innings. They put together a partnership of 68 runs for the third wicket.

But, in the 11th over of the innings, Axar Patel broke the partnership by catching Darryl Mitchell on his own ball. After this, in the 13th over, Ajinkya Rahane was dismissed for 45 runs. Mukesh Kumar put Chennai on the back foot by dismissing Sameer Rizvi on the very next ball of the same over. After this, Chennai's sixth batsman was dismissed in the form of Shivam Dubey in the 17th over. (CSK vs DC)

After this, Ravindra Jadeja struck in the final over with Dhoni and made a half-century partnership for the seventh wicket. In this, Dhoni came back and scored 36 runs with 4 fours and 3 sixes in 16 balls at a strike rate of 231, while Jadeja scored 21 runs with 2 fours in 17 balls. In the last over of the innings, with Chennai chasing a target of 40 runs, Dhoni hit Nortje for a four and a six to collect 20 runs. In the end, Chennai lost the match by 20 runs. In bowling, Mukesh Kumar took the most 3 wickets from Delhi. Along with him, Khalil Ahmed took 2 wickets and Akshar Patel took 1 wicket.

Earlier, batting first in the match, Delhi Capitals set a target of 192 on the back of half-centuries from David Warner and Rishabh Pant. Batting first, Delhi scored 191 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in 20 overs. Mathisha Pathirana took three wickets. (CSK vs DC)

Prithvi Shaw and David Warner gave Delhi Capitals a good start in this match. Both shared a partnership of 93 runs for the first wicket. Mustafizur Rahman gave Chennai the first success. He caught Warner on the third ball of the 10th over. He scored 52 runs off 35 balls.

During this time he hit five fours and three sixes with the bat. Delhi's second wicket fell in the very next over. Ravindra Jadeja has set batsman Prithvi Shaw caught by Dhoni. Shaw, who played his first IPL match this season, scored 43 runs with the help of four fours and two sixes.

Mathisha Pathirana's dangerous bowling was witnessed in the 13th match of IPL. He broke the 134-run partnership between Rishabh Pant and Mitchell Marsh. The duo shared a partnership of 31 runs for the third wicket. Mathisha Pathirana bowled Marsh at 150 kmph. The star all-rounder scored 18 runs off 12 balls. Pathirana made Tristan Stubbs his victim on the last ball of the over. He returned to the pavilion without opening the account. At the same time, the captain of the team Pant also returned to the pavilion with a strong innings. After returning to the field, he scored his first half-century. This star player scored 51 runs in 32 balls. In between, four fours and three sixes came from his bat. Against Chennai, Akshar Patel remained unbeaten with seven runs and Abhishek Porel remained unbeaten with nine runs. Mathisha Pathirana took three wickets for Chennai. He bowled lethally. While Mustafizur Rahman and Ravindra Jadeja got one wicket each.

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