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IPL 2024 CSK vs RR: Rajasthan set Chennai a target of 142 runs to win

Leader Online Desk: Indian Premier League (IPL) five-time winners Chennai Super Kings (CSK) match today
(May 12) is against Rajasthan Royals. Rajasthan, who are second in the points table, will be looking to win this match and reach the playoffs. So this match is do or die for Chennai. The Chennai team's hopes of reaching the play-offs have suffered a major setback after their defeat against Gujarat Titans. Currently, the Chennai team is at the fourth position in the points table with 12 points. This team now has to win both the remaining matches at any cost.

Chennaiyin 142 runs target for victory

Chennai Super Kings restricted Rajasthan Royals to 141 runs for 5 wickets in 20 overs thanks to the brilliant bowling of Simarjit Singh and Tushar Deshpande. Rian Parag scored an unbeaten 47 off 35 balls with the help of one four and three sixes for Rajasthan. Simarjeet took three wickets and Tushar took two wickets in the last over for Chennai. Rajasthan reached 142 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in 20 overs. Now Chennai need 142 runs to win.

Simarjit Singh's penetrating hit, 'break' Rajasthan's run

Chennai's bowlers kept Rajasthan's batsmen under control in the power play. Rajasthan scored 42 runs for no loss after six overs. Simarjit Singh gave Rajasthan their first blow by dismissing Yashasvi Jaiswal. A successful 24 off 21 balls. Simarjeet Singh dismissed opener Jos Buttler to give Rajasthan another blow. Buttler was dismissed for 21 off 25 balls. After the initial shock, Rajasthan's run rate slowed down. Rajasthan scored 68 runs for the loss of 2 wickets after 11 overs. Simarjit Singh sent Rajasthan skipper Sanju Samson to the pavilion as Chennai got their third win. Sassaman was dismissed for 15 off 19 balls. This was Simarjeet's third wicket in this match.

Tushar gave two blows to Rajasthan in the last over

Pacer Tushar Deshpande dismissed Dhruv Jurel to give Rajasthan Royals their fourth blow. Jurel got out after scoring 28 runs in 18 balls. Tushar Deshpande took a wicket on the second ball in a row and nailed Rajasthan's innings. Shubham Dubey was dismissed without opening his account on the very first ball.

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