Gujarat Titans beat Chennai Super Kings by 5 wickets with four balls remaining. On the other hand, Lucknow Super Giants started their campaign on a sensational note as they beat Delhi Capitals by 50 runs.
Meanwhile, Chennai Super Kings are locking horns with Lucknow Super Giants in the sixth match of the IPL. The game is taking place at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.
Talking about the game, Lucknow Super Giants captain, KL Rahul won the toss and chose to bowl first. Chennai Super Kings largely benefitted from Ruturaj Gaikwad and Devon Conway’s services.
CSK records their highest-ever powerplay score at Chennai Chepauk in IPL history
CSK’s opening pair got off to a blistering start to the game as they took LSG’s bowling attack to the cleaners by smashing sixes and fours at will. In the process, they went on to record their highest-ever powerplay score at Chepauk in the history of the IPL.
The yellow army were able to aggregate as many as 79 runs at their fortress, in what was a spectacular batting display by the right and left-handed batters.
In the process, Ruturaj Gaikwad brought up his second IPL fifty in this season, continuing his red-hot form. Gaikwad and Conway added a quickfire 110-run opening run partnership before Ravi Bishnoi dismissed the CSK opener for 57 runs. Gaikwad constructed his innings with the help of 3 fours and 4 sixes.
Lucknow Super Giants: KL Rahul (captain), Kyle Mayers, Deepak Hooda, Krunal Pandya, Marcus Stoinis, Nicholas Pooran (w), Krishnappa Gowtham, Mark Wood, Ravi Bishnoi, Yash Thakur, Avesh Khan
Chennai Super Kings: Devon Conway, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Moeen Ali, Ben Stokes, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni (w/c), Shivam Dube, Mitchell Santner, Deepak Chahar, RS Hangargekar