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LSG beat CSK by 6 wickets: Evin Lewis hit fifty off 23 balls; Bravo became the leading wicket-taker in the IPL, scoring 25 runs in the 19th over

Overview

The seventh match of the IPL was played between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) at Brabourne Stadium. In which, LSG captain Rahul chose bowling before winning the toss. CSK scored 210 for 7 in 20 overs. In Teva, LSG chased the target before 3 balls and won the match by 6 wickets.

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Match Summary

▶️ Though at one point it looked like Lucknow would lose the match, Evin Lewis made a significant contribution to the target chase by hitting the fastest fifty 23 balls of the season.

▶️ Lewis hit 55 off 23 balls with six fours and three sixes.

▶️ Lucknow’s young better Ayush Badoni hit 2 sixes off 9 balls and scored 19 runs. His contribution was also good in the match.

Bravo became the most wicket-taker of the IPL

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) superstar DJ Bravo has become the highest wicket-taker (171) in the IPL. Bravo has made a name for himself by dismissing Deepak Hooda. The previous record for most wickets in a tournament was held by former Mumbai Indians fast bowler Lasith Malinga (170).

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Chennai dropped 2 easy catches

Chennai Super Kings batted brilliantly and gave Lucknow a target of 211 runs. The defending team had dropped 2 easy catches in the first 10 overs. The first catch was dropped by Moin Ali in the sixth over. In the second catch, Tushar dropped a catch to Lucknow captain Rahul on the last ball of the 8th over. At this point, Rahul was batting for 36 runs.

▶️ From CSK, Robin Uthappa (50), Shivam Dubey (49), and Rayudu (27) batted well.

▶️ Lucknow’s Avesh Khan, Ravi Bishnoi, and Andrew Tye took 2-2 wickets.

Robin Uthappa’s superb fifty

Robin Uthappa started batting aggressively from the first ball. In this match, he has hit the 26th fifty of his IPL career in 25 balls. However, he was later LBW out by Ravi Bishnoi.

Chennai’s explosive batting in the powerplay

After losing the toss in the first 6 overs, Chennai batted first and batted erratically. During this powerplay in Teva, CSK scored 73 runs for the loss of 1 wicket with a strike rate of 200+. During this time the team hit 10 fours and 3 sixes.

LSG

Bouncer game against Uthappa of Chennai

The first over of the match saw a thrilling battle between the bowler and the batsman. Robin Uthappa made an aggressive start by hitting two fours off Avesh Khan’s 2 balls. So the Lucknow bowler will come but he made a special bouncer bowling plan for the counterattack. Meanwhile, he hit the fourth ball bouncer in Uthappa’s helmet. When he came to the last, he threw a bouncer but Uthappa left him.

Sir Jadeja lost the second toss in a row

Toss is playing a very important role in this season of IPL. Each team chooses to field after winning the toss. Sir Jadeja lost the toss for the second time in a row in this match. However, after that, Chennai’s batsmen performed aggressively and batted brilliantly in the powerplay.

Win the toss, win the match leading the league

Toss is playing a very important role in this IPL season. Each team chooses to field first after winning the toss and they are reaping the benefits. Both Chennai and Lucknow batted first and lost the match at the Wankhede Stadium.

Both teams playing-11

LSG: KL Rahul, Quinton Decock, Evin Lewis, Manish Pandey, Deepak Hooda, Ayush Badoni, Krunal Pandya, Andrew Tie, Dushmanta Chamira, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan

CSK: Rituraj Gaekwad, Robin Uthappa, Moin Ali, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni, Shivam Dubey, Dwayne Bravo, Dwayne Pretorius, Tushar Deshpande, Mukesh Chaudhary

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