IPL: RCB to take on Delhi Capitals at Dubai
NEW DELHI [Maha Media]: In IPL Cricket, Royal Challengers Bangalore will take on Delhi Capitals at Dubai today.
Chennai Super Kings beat Kings Eleven Punjab by 10 wickets in Dubai last night.
Brilliant half centuries by openers Faf du Plessis 87 off 53 and Shane Watson 83 off 53 and their 181 run not out stand for the first wicket helped Chennai to successfully chase the target in 17.4 overs.
Earlier, opting to bat first, Punjab posted 178 for four in 20 overs riding on Skipper KL Rahul's 63 off 52 balls and Pooran 33 off 17 balls. For Chennai Shardul Thakur 2 for 39, Piyush Chawla 1 for 22 and Jadeja 1for 30 were the wicket-takers.
In another fixture in Sharjah, Mumbai Indians defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by 34 runs.
Opting to bat, Mumbai made 208 for 5 in stipulated 20 overs. Skipper Rohit Sharma got out early. Quinton de Kock with 67 runs off 39 balls, Ishan Kishan with 31 off 23 balls, Hardik Pandya with 28 off 19 balls and Surya Kumar Yadav with 27 off 18 balls made valuable contributions for Mumbai. For Hyderabad, Sandeep Sharma and Siddarth Kaul picked up two wickets each.
Chasing the 209-run target, Sunrisers Hyderabad were restricted to 174 for 7 at the end of 20 overs. Skipper David Warner scored 60 off 44 balls. Manish Pandey with 30 off 19 balls and Jonny Bairstow with 25 off 15 balls made valuable contributions for Hyderabad. For Mumbai Indians, Trent Boult, James Pattinson and Jasprit Bumrah took two wickets each.