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CSK vs GT: Chennai's resounding win over Gujarat | leader

Leaders Online Desk: In the seventh match of IPL 2024, Chennai Super Kings defeated Gujarat Titans by 63 runs. Batting first, Chennai scored 206 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in 20 overs. In reply, Gujarat managed to score only 143 runs in 20 overs for the loss of 8 wickets. With this win, the Rituraj Gaikwad-led Chennai team has reached the top position in the points table with four points. CSK's next match will be against Delhi Capitals on March 31 in Visakhapatnam. Gujarat's next match will be against Sunrisers Hyderabad on March 31 in Ahmedabad. (CSK vs GT)

Batting first after losing the toss, CSK scored 206 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in 20 overs. Shivam Dubey made a stormy knock of 51 runs off 23 balls. In the last over, Sameer Rizvi scored 14 runs in six balls with the help of two sixes. Hit the first ball of his IPL career for a six over fine leg. At the same time, Rituraj Gaikwad and Rachin Ravindra also played brilliant knocks, but they could not score a half century. lost (CSK vs GT)

Chennai, who came to bat first, started the innings aggressively. Captain Rituraj Gaikwad and Rachin Ravindra gave the team a rousing start. Both shared a partnership of 62 runs in 32 balls. Rachin's contribution in this was 46 runs in 20 balls. Meanwhile, Rachin hit six fours and three sixes. His strike rate was 230.

After that, Ajinkya Rahane, who came to bat, flopped again. He shared a partnership of 42 runs with captain Rituraj for the second wicket. Rahane was dismissed for 12 runs off 12 balls. Rituraj missed his first fifty as captain. He was dismissed for 46 off 36 balls with the help of five fours and a six. However, after this, Shivam Dubey stormed the Chepauk Stadium in Chennai. As soon as he came, R Sai hit Kishore for a six. Shivam scored his seventh fifty of his IPL career in just 22 balls.

However, he lost his wicket on the very next ball after scoring his half-century. Dubey scored 51 runs in 23 balls with the help of two fours and five sixes. Dubey shared a 57-run partnership with Darryl Mitchell for the fourth wicket. UP's Sameer Rizvi came into bat after Dubey's dismissal and also played a short but useful innings. On the very first ball of his IPL career, Rizvi smashed Rashid, the best T20 spinner in the world, for a six.

After this another six hit in the same over. He was dismissed for 14 runs off six balls with the help of two sixes. Mitchell remained unbeaten after scoring 24 runs off 20 balls. At the same time, Jadeja was run out after scoring seven runs in three balls. Rashid took two wickets for Gujarat. While Sai Kishore, Spencer Johnson and Mohit Sharma got one wicket each.

(News is updating)

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