IPL 2021 DC vs CSK: All you need to know about 1st innings

In the first inning of DC vs CSK, Suresh Raina played like his usual self in the comeback match scoring a half-century

Rishabh Pant won the toss of the second game of the IPL and asked MS Dhoni’s CSK to bat first. In the very first match of CSK against DC  and fails to give good start.  The openers of CSK unable to fetch runs. A inducker from Avesh Khan, pins the front pad of Faf du Plessis and he has been given out lbw. He played  3 balls and returns to the pavillion without scoring a single run.

Woakes managed to take the wicket of Gaikwad . He has a firm-handed jab at it from the crease and snicks it behind. Dhawan takes a smart, low catch to his right. And thats how CSK loses his second wicket in the form of Ruturaj Gaikwad. He made total 5 runs in 8 balls.

Moeen Ali  pre-meditates a reverse-sweep, Ashwin pulls his length back and slides it into leg stump. In this way CSK loses its 3rd wicket in the form of Moeen Ali. Moeen Ali did well on his CSK debut as well scoring 36 batting at No.3 in 24 balls. He smashes 2 lovely sixes  and 4 fours.

Suresh Raina played like his usual self in the comeback match scoring a half-century. Moeen Ali did well on his CSK debut as well scoring 36 batting at No.3. Raina fell victim to a mix-up with Ravindra Jadeja as he got run out for 54.

CSK lost a few wickets in the middle overs but they bat deep.  But, Jadeja and Sam Curran ensured that CSK finish well and their 51-run partnership for the seventh wicket helped the team post a total of 188/7.

Here’s is the full scorecard:

 

BATSMEN R B 4s 6s SR
 Ruturaj Gaikwad c Dhawan b Woakes 5 8 1 0 62.50
Faf du Plessis lbw b Avesh Khan 0 3 0 0 0.00
Moeen Ali c Dhawan b Ashwin 36 24 4 2 150.00
 Suresh Raina run out (Woakes/†Pant) 54 36 3 4 150.00
Ambati Rayudu c Dhawan b Curran 23 16 1 2 143.75
Ravindra Jadeja not out 26 17 3 0 152.94
 MS Dhoni(w/c)  b Avesh Khan 0 2 0 0 0.00
Sam Curran  b Woakes 34 15 4 2 226.66
Extras (lb 7, nb 1, w 2) 10
TOTAL (20 Ov, RR: 9.40) 188/7

Avesh Khan was the pick of the bowlers for DC as he picked two wickets for 23 runs in his four overs including Du Plessis and MS Dhoni.

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