PBKS vs CSK IPL Stats : Chennai Super Kings defeated Punjab Kings by 6 wickets in the 8th match of Indian Premier League 2021 at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai and registered their first win of this season while Punjab Kings suffered their first loss.
Chennai Super Kings won the toss and asked Punjab Kings to bat first. Seamer Deepak Chahar gave them a perfect start by dismissing Mayank Agarwal for a duck, KL Rahul got run out to a direct hit from Jadeja and then Chahar dismissed Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran and Deepak Hooda and reduced Punjab Kings to 26/5. Shahrukh Khan put a fight and his 47 runs knock helped Punjab Kings to cross 100 runs mark and eventually they finished on 106/8 in 20 overs.
In reply Chennai Super Kings also had a poor start as opener Ruturaj Gaikwad got out for just 5 runs off 16 balls. Faf du Plessis and Moeen Ali counter attacked and their partnership made the chase for their team. In the end Chennai Super Kings lost a few wickets but that’s not enough from Punjab and eventually in the 16th over Sam Curran hit winning run and Chennai Super Kings won the match by 6 wickets.
Punjab Kings vs Chennai Super Kings Statistical Highlights from 8th match of IPL 2021 : A list of all the major stats and record which were recorded in the 8th match of IPL 2021 in Mumbai.
106/8 – Runs total is the sixth lowest ever total for Punjab Kings in the Indian Premier League.
Lowest totals for Punjab Kings in IPL –
73 vs RPSG at Pune, 2017
88 vs RCB at Indore, 2018
88 vs RCB at Bangalore, 2015
92/8 vs CSK at Durban, 2009
95/9 vs CSK at Chennai, 2015
106/8 vs CSK at Mumbai, 2021
3 – This is Chennai Super Kings’ 3rd consecutive win over Punjab Kings in the Indian Premier League.
2 – Nicholas Pooran has bagged his second consecutive duck in his second match of this season. He got out for a first ball duck against Rajasthan Royals and for two balls duck against Super Kings.
538 – Faf du Plessis has scored 538 runs at an average of 59.77 in 11 innings with 6 fifties against Punjab Kings in IPL.
200 – This was MS Dhoni’s 200th T20 match for Chennai Super Kings. He has represented them in IPL as well as in Champions League T20.
Most T20 matches for CSK –
200 – MS Dhoni
190 – Suresh Raina
132 – Ravindra Jadeja
121 – R Ashwin
114 – S Badrinath
4/13 – Bowling figures of 4/13 are the best bowling figures for Deepak Chahar in the IPL and this match was also his 50th IPL match.