The Indian Premier League 2021 has been an entertaining season for the cricket fans. It has provided a relief for the fans amid the covid pandemic, with all the top international players playing the tournament. It has reached to an important stage, where the top 4 teams are competing with each other for lifting the title. The Delhi Capitals and Chennai Super Kings are featuring in the Qualifier 1, and have kept the fans in tenterhooks, and the fine skills of the players are on display.
The former captain of the Delhi Capitals, Shreyas Iyer has returned to the Indian Premier League 2021 and has been making runs, and has displayed fine catching and fielding efforts. He has stabilized the team well in crucial situations. In the Qualifier 1 against Chennai Super Kings, Shreyas plucked a stunning catch on the boundary line.
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This catch was particularly important for the franchise, as Robin Uthappa was terrific with his batting performances until his stay at the crease, and helped the team to have an edge over the opponents in the first 10 overs. Robin scored 63 runs off 44 balls, and was his first fifty in this season. He took the catch at the edge of boundary line, and helped to stop the momentum of the rampaging CSK team.
It was a terrific batting performance from the Chennai Super Kings team in the Qualifier 1 against Delhi Capitals. After the 3 straight losses in the league stage, they made a comeback to seal the place in the Final of IPL 2021.
The opener Ruturaj Gaikwad was excellent again with his innings of 70 off 50 balls and stitched a 110-run partnership with Robin Uthappa (66 off 43 balls). The team crossed the line with MS Dhoni hitting 18 off 6 balls.
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