CSK vs RCB Match 35, IPL 2018
CSK: 128/4 (18.0 Overs), Jadeja- 3/18
RCB: 127/9 (20.0 Overs), Umesh Yadav- 2/15
Match Result: Chennai Super Kings win by 6 wickets
Pune- Royal Challengers Bangalore could not defend a modest total of 127 against stern Chennai Super Kings as the hosts outplayed the visitors comfortably by 6 wickets.
Opting to bowl first, Chennai Super Kings started spinning the web to put RCB into pressure right from the start.
Early fall of wickets including the crucial dismissals of Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers further increased the troubles for the embattled RCB. However, Parthiv Patel managed to score a half-century to add some more runs to the scoreboard of Royal Challengers Bangalore. Only Tim Southee and Parthiv Patel could score in double figures where they played a knock of 53 and 36* respectively.
If Ravindra Jadeja and Harbhajan Singh did the trick with the ball, it was Rayudu, Raina and Dhoni who contributed with the bat.
Rayudu scored 32 off 25 balls, whereas Dhoni scored an unbeaten 31 to prevail over the RCB. Ravindra Jadeja took 3 scalps, conceding just 18 runs in his 4 overs to shun his haters while as Harbhajan Singh took 2 wickets giving away 22 runs.