Sports

Chennai Super Kings Dominate Gujarat Titans in 63-run Victory in IPL 2024

In a one-sided match, Chennai Super Kings outplayed Gujarat Titans by 63 runs in Match 7 of IPL 2024. Shivam Dube’s quickfire 51, supported by Rachin Ravindra and Ruturaj Gaikwad’s explosive 46 each, helped CSK post 206/6. Deepak Chahar’s 2-28 and superb fielding restricted Gujarat to 143/8.

Chahar’s early strikes, including the wicket of Shubman Gill, set the tone as CSK dominated throughout. Ravindra’s three catches and Ajinkya Rahane’s brilliant diving catch added to Gujarat’s woes. Despite Sai Sudharsan’s 37 and David Miller’s 21, Gujarat failed to build partnerships, falling short in the chase.

The whirlwind start by CSK’s openers, led by Ravindra’s aggressive approach, set the platform for a massive total. Gaikwad’s classy 46 and Dube’s explosive 51 ensured CSK maintained a high scoring rate. Despite Rashid Khan’s 2-49, CSK posted 206/6, leaving Gujarat with a challenging target to chase.

CSK’s bowlers, led by Chahar and Mustafizur Rahman, maintained the pressure on Gujarat Titans, never allowing them to settle. The relentless short ball and varied pace tactics paid off as Gujarat kept losing wickets at regular intervals. Tushar Deshpande’s 2-21 was crucial in restricting Gujarat to 143/8, sealing a convincing 63-run win for CSK.

IANS

IANS, established in 1986, is India's largest independent news service, offering 24x7 news from India and South Asia, and a preferred source for diverse content across six business verticals.

Related Articles