Dhoni & Rayudu power CSK , Santner Hits the Last ball six
In the 25th IPL Match Highlights Between Chennai Super Kings And Rajasthan Royals
Shreyas Gopal and Jofrey Archer slammed 18 runs off the 20th over to power the Royals to 151 for seven.
Chennai required 18 runs off the final over to win it with Ben Stokes given the responsibility to deliver. He was slammed for 21 runs and the Chennai Super Kings had performed the almost impossible. Mitchell Santner delivered the mortal blow with a six off the final ball when three was needed on the Last Ball. CSK ended with 155 for six.
Ravindra Jadeja struck a six off the first ball, but Stokes bowled a brilliant Yorker to remove one of the finest finishers of them all, Dhoni. He scored 58 off 43 balls.
Stokes bowled a wide off the final ball and when he bowled the legal sixth delivery he was smashed by Santner for maximum to seal the Game For Chennai Super Kings.
Inspired bowling and catching put CSK on the back foot at 24 for four at the end of the power play before Dhoni reconstructed the innings with the help of Rayudu.
Rajasthan Royals XI: Ajinkya Rahane (capt), Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson, Steven Smith, Rahul Tripathi, Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Riyan Parag, Jaydev Unadkat, Dhawal Kulkarni.
Chennai Super Kings XI: Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni (capt), Ravindra Jadeja, Mitchell Santner, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Imran Tahir.
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Venue: Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
Series: Indian Premier League 2019
Toss: Chennai Super Kings won the toss & elected to field first
Player Of The Match: MS Dhoni
Match day: 11 April 2019
Umpires: Ulhas Gandhe, Bruce Oxenford
TV Umpires: Chris Gaffaney
Reserve Umpire: Sadashiv Iyer
Match Referee: Prakash Bhatt
Points: Chennai Super Kings 2, Rajasthan Royals 0