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DC vs. CSK: Dhawan Reaches Top 100 IPL; DC rises to the top of the table with a 5 wicket win over CSK | Cricket news


It is that moment of the IPL when the seasoned and the quiet walk away from the group. On Saturday, the tournament veterans did their thing. The boys were secondary in a game that was fought equally in mind and with skill. At the end of the day, Shikhar Dhawan’s experience alone proved enough for the Delhi Capitals against the collective wisdom of the Chennai Super Kings, as their one hundred undefeated superlatives anchored a 180-race goal chase with five wickets in hand.
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Dhawan, the most experienced IPL player on an otherwise young and promising Capitals team, delivered a masterclass. In an entry that sealed his authority, Dhawan demonstrated why he remains the India team’s first-choice white ball starter, even as a herd of starters are pushing their cases through IPL performances. It was a one-handed effort until the 19th. Axar Patel came out and hit three sixes from Ravindra Jadeja in the last over to knock down the remaining 17 runs with a ball to spare and ensured that the first century of Dhawan’s IPL was not in. vain. Dhawan was relieved with 101 chest shots from 58 balls.

CSK needed to get the Dhawan wicket, but the experienced starter played a measured shot. Despite Sharjah’s short limits, Dhawan hit only a six, although CSK will kick themselves for knocking him down three times.
Chennai Super Kings, known for their astute understanding of the game as a group, laid a solid foundation for their resurgence in the tournament through Faf du Plessis and Shane Watson despite losing red-hot Sam Curran on the third ball of the match. Once the duo teamed up with 87, Ambati Rayudu and Ravindra Jadeja flaunted their cricket smarts to help Chennai Super Kings post a challenging goal of 180.
Against a penetrating bowling attack from Delhi Capitals, the word panic was eliminated from CSK’s game as Du Plessis set the pace for his 58-on-47 innings while Watson finished 36-for-28. Then, Rayudu and Jadeja increased the pressure against two. of the fastest runners in the tournament of Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje with 25 balls 45 undefeated and 33 balls 13 respectively to put 50 of the last 21 balls.

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