Indian T20 Commentary

Rajasthan VS Chennai Cricket Commentary

Match 4702-Oct-2021

189/420.0 oversRun rate: 9.45
VS
190/317.3 oversRun rate: 10.86
Rajasthan Royals beat Chennai Super Kings by 7 wickets
Rajasthan Royals First innings
Glenn Phillips14 | 8)*
Shivam Dube(64 | 42)
Moeen Ali2.2|0|23|0
117.317.3: Moeen Ali to Glenn Phillips, That is it! Rajasthan win the match quite comprehensively by 7 wickets! Flatter ball, outside off. Glenn Phillips punches it towards sweeper cover and takes the winning run.
117.217.2: Moeen Ali to Shivam Dube, Tossed up, on off. Shivam Dube eases it down to long off for a single. Rajasthan are just 1 run away from a win now!
217.117.1: KM Asif to Shivam Dube, Fuller in length, around off. Shivam Dube lifts it over the bowler's head for a couple of runs.
17 Overs | Runs : 186/3 | Run rate : 10.94
616.716.6: Sam Curran to Glenn Phillips, SIX! WOW! That made a cracking sound off the bat! Curran bangs into the deck, around off. Glenn Phillips stays back and pulls him in front of square for a maximum! Just 4 runs needed now!
116.616.5: Sam Curran to Shivam Dube, Slower ball, shorter in length, around leg. Shivam Dube makes room on the off side and eases it to long on for a run.
116.516.4: Sam Curran to Glenn Phillips, Slower ball, on a length, outside off. Glenn Phillips pushes it to sweeper cover for one.
216.416.3: Sam Curran to Glenn Phillips, Length ball, on of. Glenn Phillips slices it past point for a couple.
416.316.2: Sam Curran to Glenn Phillips, FOUR! WHACKED! Back of a length, around off. Glenn Phillips thrashes it hard through extra covers for a boundary.
016.216.2: Sam Curran to Glenn Phillips, NO BALL! Oh, my word! What was that, Sam Curran? He runs in and tries to bowl a slower ball but it slips out of his hand. It ends up a full toss which is way down leg, outside the pitch, almost to short fine leg. Glenn Phillips funnily goes after it to hit it. A Free Hit will follow.
116.116.1: Sam Curran to Shivam Dube, Good-length ball, on middle. Shivam Dube tucks it to the leg side for a run.
16 Overs | Runs : 170/3 | Run rate : 10.63
015.615.6: Shardul Thakur to Glenn Phillips, Back of a length, outside off. Glenn Phillips hits it well but the point fielder dives to stop it. 20 needed in 24 balls.
015.515.5: Shardul Thakur to Glenn Phillips, Full and outside off, pushed to covers.
015.415.4: Shardul Thakur to Sanju Samson, OUT! TAKEN! Is there a twist in the tail? Short of a length, on middle. Samson pulls it flat and straight to Ruturaj Gaikwad at deep square leg who catches it nicely. 20 needed in 26 balls.
115.315.3: Shardul Thakur to Shivam Dube, A high full toss, on middle. Dube looks to pull but gets a leading edge, high in the air and the ball drops safely down the ground. A single. 
015.215.2: Shardul Thakur to Shivam Dube, A slow yorker, outside off. Dube fails to dig it out.
415.115.1: Shardul Thakur to Shivam Dube, FOUR! Cracked away! A full ball, outside off. Dube slashes it over covers for a boundary. The long off fielder runs across but to no avail.
15 Overs | Runs : 165/2 | Run rate : 11
014.614.6: Josh Hazlewood to Sanju Samson, On a length, on middle, tucked to mid-wicket. 25 needed in 30 balls.
014.514.5: Josh Hazlewood to Sanju Samson, On a length, on off, Samson punches it to covers.
014.414.4: Josh Hazlewood to Shivam Dube, A leg bye taken as Dube misses his heave and gets hit on the thigh pad. The ball rolls to the leg side. 
014.314.3: Josh Hazlewood to Shivam Dube, Very full and on middle. Shivam digs it out to mid off.
414.214.2: Josh Hazlewood to Shivam Dube, FOUR! good shot! A length ball, spilled down the leg side. Dube whacks it to the fine leg fence.
014.114.1: Josh Hazlewood to Shivam Dube, A slower length ball, outside off. Dube mistimes his smash to mid off.
14 Overs | Runs : 160/2 | Run rate : 11.43
113.813.6: Shardul Thakur to Shivam Dube, FIFTY for Shivam Dube, an excellent innings from him! Length and on middle, drilled down to long on for a single. 30 needed in 36 balls.
013.713.6: Shardul Thakur to Shivam Dube, WIDE! Length and slanting way outside off. Dube looks to play but misses.
013.613.5: Shardul Thakur to Shivam Dube, Serves a slower full ball, outside off. Dube looks to push but it takes the inner half of his bat past the leg stump.
113.513.4: Shardul Thakur to Sanju Samson, A slower short ball, outside off. Samson dabs it to third man for a single.
113.413.3: Shardul Thakur to Shivam Dube, Full toss, outside off, pushed down to long off for a single.
113.313.2: Shardul Thakur to Sanju Samson, Full and on middle. Samson leans and flicks it to square leg for another single.
113.213.1: Shardul Thakur to Shivam Dube, A low full toss, outside off. Dube jams it out to point for a single.
013.113.1: Shardul Thakur to Shivam Dube, WIDE! A full ball, way outside off. Left alone.
13 Overs | Runs : 154/2 | Run rate : 11.85
112.612.6: Josh Hazlewood to Shivam Dube, On the pads, this is flicked to deep square leg for one more. 37 needed in 42 balls.
112.512.5: Josh Hazlewood to Sanju Samson, A length ball, outside off. Samson carves it to the backward point fielder who dives to his right and stops it. A single.
412.412.4: Josh Hazlewood to Sanju Samson, FOUR! Delicate boundary! On a length and angling on leg. Samson tickles it fine to the fine leg fence. 
112.312.3: Josh Hazlewood to Shivam Dube, Short of a length, on middle, pulled away to deep square leg for one.
412.212.2: Josh Hazlewood to Shivam Dube, FOUR! Shot! A length ball, outside off. Dube smashes it over point and the ball races away to the fence.
112.112.1: Josh Hazlewood to Sanju Samson, A length ball, on middle. Samson tickles it to deep backward square leg for a single.
12 Overs | Runs : 141/2 | Run rate : 11.75
011.811.6: Sam Curran to Shivam Dube, SWING AND A MISS! Good-length ball outside off, Dube looks to swing it away but misses.
011.711.5: Sam Curran to Shivam Dube, That has hurt Sam Curran! It looks really painful! Full and on middle, Dube smacks it straight back. Curran fails to get out of the way and it hits him near the knee. 
611.611.4: Sam Curran to Shivam Dube, SIX! What a hit! Low full toss on middle, Dubey lifts it over deep mid-wicket for a biggie.
011.511.4: Sam Curran to Shivam Dube, WIDE! Short ball down the leg side, Dube misses his pull. Wided.
411.411.3: Sam Curran to Shivam Dube, FOUR! Just wide of the long on fielder! Full toss outside off, Dube swings it towards long on. Jadeja comes across and dives but fails to reach it and it goes into the fence.
011.311.3: Sam Curran to Shivam Dube, WIDE! Full and wide outside off, Dube looks to drive but misses. Wide given.
211.211.2: Sam Curran to Shivam Dube, Low full toss outside off, Dube lifts it wide of long off for a couple of runs.
011.111.1: Sam Curran to Shivam Dube, Full outside off, Dube drives but finds the extra cover fielder.
11 Overs | Runs : 127/2 | Run rate : 11.55
110.710.6: KM Asif to Shivam Dube, Yorker outside off, Dube drives it to deep cover for a single.
110.610.6: KM Asif to Sanju Samson, Short ball on middle, Samson pulls it to deep square leg for one. The third umpire signals it a no ball as Asif has overstepped. A Free Hit will follow.
110.510.5: KM Asif to Shivam Dube, Good-length ball around off, Dube looks to heave it away but it goes off the inside edge to the leg side for one.
110.410.4: KM Asif to Sanju Samson, Full ball outside off, Samson drives it to cover for a single.
110.310.3: KM Asif to Shivam Dube, Full on off, Dube drives it straight back to the bowler. It hits Asif on the boot and goes to long on. A single taken.
110.210.2: KM Asif to Sanju Samson, Good-length ball outside off, Samson guides it to third man for a single.
110.110.1: KM Asif to Shivam Dube, SLAPPED! Shortish ball outside off, Dube whacks it straight to deep cover for one.
10 Overs | Runs : 119/2 | Run rate : 11.9
19.69.6: Moeen Ali to Shivam Dube, Full on middle, Dube heaves it to long on for one.
19.59.5: Moeen Ali to Sanju Samson, Flatter ball on middle, SS works it to deep mid-wicket for a single.
19.49.4: Moeen Ali to Shivam Dube, Flatter ball outside off, punched to long off for a single.
69.39.3: Moeen Ali to Shivam Dube, SIX! Dazzling shot! What a run chase this is turning out to be! Floated ball outside off, Dube goes on his knees and then lifts it down the ground for a biggie.
69.29.2: Moeen Ali to Shivam Dube, SIX! Hammered! Dube is continuing the good work! Short ball on middle, Dube pulls it over deep mid-wicket for a biggie.
09.19.1: Moeen Ali to Shivam Dube, Flatter ball outside off, Dube mistimes it back to the bowler.
9 Overs | Runs : 104/2 | Run rate : 11.56
08.68.6: Ravindra Jadeja to Sanju Samson, Full on middle, Samson pushes it back to the bowler.
08.58.5: Ravindra Jadeja to Sanju Samson, Quicker ball on off, Samson punches it to cover.
08.48.4: Ravindra Jadeja to Sanju Samson, Flatter ball outside off, punched to point.
28.38.3: Ravindra Jadeja to Sanju Samson, Very full outside off, Samson pushes it to deep point for a couple.
18.28.2: Ravindra Jadeja to Shivam Dube, Loopy ball outside off, Dube looks to go over deep cover but mistimes it. Luckily for him, it lands short of deep cover. A single taken.
68.18.1: Ravindra Jadeja to Shivam Dube, SIX! CRACKED! Full on the pads, Dube smacks it over deep mid-wicket for a biggie.
8 Overs | Runs : 95/2 | Run rate : 11.88
17.67.6: Moeen Ali to Shivam Dube, Full and outside off. Dube works it to point for a single. 95 needed in 72 balls.
07.57.5: Moeen Ali to Shivam Dube, This was full and on middle. Dube comes down the track and looks to push but gets toe end of the bat to the first slip who carries it on a bounce.
07.47.4: Moeen Ali to Shivam Dube, Angles it on middle, pushed back to the bowler.
07.37.3: Moeen Ali to Shivam Dube, Full and on off, defended out.
17.27.2: Moeen Ali to Sanju Samson, Flatter and on middle, flicked to deep mid-wicket for a single.
47.17.1: Moeen Ali to Sanju Samson, FOUR! Captain leading from the front! A full ball, on off. Sanju Samson reverse-sweeps it through point for a boundary. 
7 Overs | Runs : 89/2 | Run rate : 12.71
16.66.6: KM Asif to Sanju Samson, On a length, on off. Samson works it on the off side for a single. 101 needed in 78 balls.
46.56.5: KM Asif to Sanju Samson, FOUR! Easy pickings! A length ball, on the pads. Samson flicks it wide of deep square leg for a boundary. 
16.46.4: KM Asif to Shivam Dube, Full and on off, pushed through covers for a single.
06.36.3: KM Asif to Shivam Dube, A length ball, outside off. Dube swings and misses.
26.26.2: KM Asif to Shivam Dube, A full ball, outside off. Dube lifts it over covers for a brace. He is off the mark. 
06.16.1: KM Asif to Yashasvi Jaiswal, OUT! CAUGHT BEHIND! What a start this is for Asif! A short ball, around the leg pole. Yashasvi Jaiswal is in two minds to hoick it or leave it. Ends up doing the former and manages an outside edge to the keeper. MS Dhoni behind, appeals for it and that is the end of an outstanding innings from Yashasvi Jaiswal. 
6 Overs | Runs : 81/2 | Run rate : 13.5
45.65.6: Shardul Thakur to Sanju Samson, FOUR! Good shot! A length ball, way outside off. Sanju Samson drives it through covers for a boundary. At the end of the Powerplay, Rajasthan are 81/1.
05.55.5: Shardul Thakur to Sanju Samson, Three dots on the trot, a rare scenario from the start of this innings! A length ball, on middle, tucked to mid-wicket.
05.45.4: Shardul Thakur to Sanju Samson, A length ball, outside off. Samson knocks it to point.
05.35.3: Shardul Thakur to Sanju Samson, A full ball, outside off. Samson pushes it to mid off.
05.25.2: Shardul Thakur to Evin Lewis, OUT! TAKEN! An unbelievable partnership comes to an end! But a much-needed breakthrough from Chennai's point of view! Short of a length, on middle. Evin Lewis pulls it but hits it straight to Josh Hazlewood at deep backward square leg who takes a good catch. 
25.15.1: Shardul Thakur to Evin Lewis, A full ball, outside off. Evin Lewis looks to go downtown but ends up slicing it over covers and takes a couple. The fielder tracks back but the ball falls ahead of him. 
5 Overs | Runs : 75/0 | Run rate : 15
04.64.6: Josh Hazlewood to Yashasvi Jaiswal, A length ball, outside off. Yashasvi Jaiswal looks to cut but misses. 20 runs coming of this over.
64.54.5: Josh Hazlewood to Yashasvi Jaiswal, SIX! Ohh, boy, you must be kidding! FIFTY for Yashasvi Jaiswal in just 19 balls. A full ball, on off. Yashasvi Jaiswal smacks it over long off for a biggie. We have seen one amazing inning tonight, Jaiswal is looking good. Can he take Rajasthan home?
44.44.4: Josh Hazlewood to Yashasvi Jaiswal, FOUR! Boundaries flowing here! A full ball, outside off Yashasvi Jaiswal smashes it through covers for a boundary. 16 already in the last three balls. 
64.34.3: Josh Hazlewood to Yashasvi Jaiswal, SIX! BANG! Two in a row! A length ball, outside off. Yashasvi Jaiswal gets on his back foot and hammers it over mid-wicket for a biggie. 
64.24.2: Josh Hazlewood to Yashasvi Jaiswal, SIX! MASSIVE! Short of a length, on middle. Yashasvi Jaiswal gets back in his crease and latches it over square leg for a biggie. Judged the length very nicely. 
04.14.1: Josh Hazlewood to Yashasvi Jaiswal, A length ball, outside off, pushed it to covers.
4 Overs | Runs : 53/0 | Run rate : 13.25
63.63.6: Shardul Thakur to Evin Lewis, SIX! OH, MY WORD! That is a cracking shot! Back of a length, around off. Evin Lewis stays back and pulls it in front of square. The ball goes way over the deep mid-wicket region.
03.53.5: Shardul Thakur to Evin Lewis, Good change of pace by Thakur! He serves a slower ball, shorter in length, around middle. Evin Lewis gets deceived by it and he ducks under it.
43.43.4: Shardul Thakur to Evin Lewis, FOUR! SHOT! Banged in short, around off. Evin Lewis swivels and hooks it past the fine leg fielder for a boundary.
13.33.3: Shardul Thakur to Yashasvi Jaiswal, Length ball, outside off. Yashasvi Jaiswal gets low and works it behind square on the off side to collect a single.
03.23.2: Shardul Thakur to Yashasvi Jaiswal, Full ball, around off. Yashasvi Jaiswal digs it out back to the bowler.
13.13.1: Shardul Thakur to Evin Lewis, Thakur starts with a good-length ball, on off. Evin Lewis punches it to mid off and takes a quick run. Sam Curran there collects the ball but he misses his shy at the non-striker's end.
3 Overs | Runs : 41/0 | Run rate : 13.67
12.62.6: Sam Curran to Evin Lewis, Short of a length, around off. Evin Lewis miscues his pull to wide of the deep mid-wicket fielder. The batters take one. 17 runs came off this over!
12.52.5: Sam Curran to Yashasvi Jaiswal, Full ball, outside off. Yashasvi Jaiswal digs it out towards backward point for one.
42.42.4: Sam Curran to Yashasvi Jaiswal, FOUR! Rajasthan are on a roll! Back of a length, around off. Yashasvi Jaiswal opens the face of his bat and guides it past the diving slip fielder for a boundary.
12.32.3: Sam Curran to Evin Lewis, Just a single now! Good-length ball, on middle. Evin Lewis whips it towards deep mid-wicket for a run.
42.22.2: Sam Curran to Evin Lewis, FOUR! Back of a length, on off. Evin Lewis swivels and pulls it in front of square for a boundary this time!
62.12.1: Sam Curran to Evin Lewis, SIX! BANG! Length ball, around off. Evin Lewis frees his arms and sends it sailing over long on fence for a maximum!
2 Overs | Runs : 24/0 | Run rate : 12
41.61.6: Josh Hazlewood to Yashasvi Jaiswal, FOUR! AND AGAIN! Good-length ball, outside off. Yashasvi Jaiswal hangs back and punches it past covers for another boundary.
41.51.5: Josh Hazlewood to Yashasvi Jaiswal, FOUR! Nicely done! Full ball, on the pads. Yashasvi Jaiswal flicks it to deep mid-wicket for a boundary.
21.41.4: Josh Hazlewood to Yashasvi Jaiswal, DROPPED! A tough one though! Good-length ball, on middle. Yashasvi Jaiswal miscues his whip off the pads and the ball loops up in the air behind mid on. Ambati Rayudu runs behind to take the catch but he drops it. Two taken!
01.31.3: Josh Hazlewood to Yashasvi Jaiswal, Full ball, on off. Yashasvi Jaiswal drives it back to the bowler who half-stops it and the ball hits the stumps at the bowler's end.
41.21.2: Josh Hazlewood to Yashasvi Jaiswal, FOUR! EDGY! Good-length ball, just outside off. Yashasvi Jaiswal looks to drive on the up but it goes off the outside edge past the slip fielder and into the fence.
21.11.1: Josh Hazlewood to Yashasvi Jaiswal, Excellent fielding! Good-length ball, around off. Yashasvi Jaiswal hangs back and cuts it past backward point. KM Asif comes running across from third man and he puts in a dive to keep it to two.
1 Overs | Runs : 8/0 | Run rate : 8
10.60.6: Sam Curran to Yashasvi Jaiswal, Back of a length, outside off. Yashasvi Jaiswal stays back and guides it to third man for a single. 8 runs off the first over!
10.50.5: Sam Curran to Evin Lewis, Good-length ball, outside off. Evin Lewis taps it to cover-point and takes a quick run.
10.40.4: Sam Curran to Yashasvi Jaiswal, Full ball, around off. Yashasvi Jaiswal lofts it over the bowler's head and takes a run.
40.30.3: Sam Curran to Yashasvi Jaiswal, FOUR! Lovely shot! Length ball, angling away after landing. Yashasvi Jaiswal prods forward and lifts it just over extra cover for a boundary.
00.20.2: Sam Curran to Yashasvi Jaiswal, Short of a length, shaping away late from outside off. Yashasvi Jaiswal guides it to short third man.
10.10.1: Sam Curran to Evin Lewis, Rajasthan are underway! Back of a length, on middle. Evin Lewis pulls it to fine leg for a run.
Chennai Super Kings First innings
619.719.6: Mustafizur Rahman to Ruturaj Gaikwad, SIX! CENTURY FOR RUTURAJ GAIKWAD! A sensational innings from the youngster! Take a bow! This was on a length and on middle. Ruturaj Gaikwad clears his front leg and hammers it over square leg for a maximum. CHENNAI END ON 189 FOR 4.
019.619.5: Mustafizur Rahman to Ruturaj Gaikwad, PLAY AND A MISS! A slower short ball, on middle. Ruturaj Gaikwad gets low and looks to pull but misses.
119.519.4: Mustafizur Rahman to Ravindra Jadeja, Full and outside off, pushed to deep covers for a single. Ruturaj Gaikwad is on 95, can he get his century today?
419.419.3: Mustafizur Rahman to Ravindra Jadeja, FOUR! WOW! What a shot! This is just easy batting for Jadeja! Again pre-meditates the length and gets on his knee to slog it wide of deep mid-wicket for a boundary. 
019.319.3: Mustafizur Rahman to Ravindra Jadeja, WIDE! A slower length ball, outside off. Ravindra Jadeja lets it through to the keeper.
619.219.2: Mustafizur Rahman to Ravindra Jadeja, SIX! Absolutely brilliant shot! A low full toss, outside off. Ravindra Jadeja pre-meditates the length and slog sweeps it over square leg for a biggie.
419.119.1: Mustafizur Rahman to Ravindra Jadeja, FOUR! Boundary to start the final over! A full ball, outside off. Ravindra Jadeja slashes it over point and beats the third man fielder for a boundary. 
19 Overs | Runs : 167/4 | Run rate : 8.79
218.718.6: Chetan Sakariya to Ruturaj Gaikwad, A low full toss, on middle. Gaikwad skips down and heaves it to wide long on for a couple.
118.618.5: Chetan Sakariya to Ravindra Jadeja, Length and on off, drilled down to long off for a single.
018.518.4: Chetan Sakariya to Ravindra Jadeja, A wide yorker, outside off. Jadeja swings and misses.
418.418.3: Chetan Sakariya to Ravindra Jadeja, FOUR! Pulled away! A slower short ball, outside off. Ravindra Jadeja pulls it to mid-wicket and the ball races away to the fence.
218.318.2: Chetan Sakariya to Ravindra Jadeja, Full and outside off. Jadeja drags it to mid-wicket and takes another couple.
018.218.2: Chetan Sakariya to Ravindra Jadeja, WIDE! Length ball, way outside off. Left alone.
218.118.1: Chetan Sakariya to Ravindra Jadeja, Two taken! A full toss, outside off. Jadeja pushes it to sweeper cover and scampers across for a brace. 
18 Overs | Runs : 155/4 | Run rate : 8.61
117.617.6: Mustafizur Rahman to Ravindra Jadeja, Full and outside off. Jadeja works it to point for another single.
417.517.5: Mustafizur Rahman to Ravindra Jadeja, FOUR! Whacked! A full toss, outside off. Ravindra Jadeja smashes it to covers for a boundary. 
217.417.4: Mustafizur Rahman to Ravindra Jadeja, A full ball, outside off. Jadeja pushes it softly to deep covers and takes a couple of runs. Brilliant running between these two. 
017.317.3: Mustafizur Rahman to Ravindra Jadeja, Brilliant delivery! A widish yorker from Rahman. Ravindra Jadeja skips down but fails to dig it out. 
117.217.2: Mustafizur Rahman to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Full and on off, pushed through covers for a single. 
617.117.1: Mustafizur Rahman to Ruturaj Gaikwad, SIX! Ruturaj Gaikwad moves into the nervous 90s but he doesn't look nervous at all. A short of a length, on middle. Gaikwad pulls it over mid-wicket for a biggie. 
17 Overs | Runs : 141/4 | Run rate : 8.29
116.716.6: Chetan Sakariya to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Full and on the pads, tucked to square leg for one.
416.616.5: Chetan Sakariya to Ruturaj Gaikwad, FOUR! This guy has all types of shots in his locker! Sakaria follows Gaikwad on the leg side with a fuller delivery. Ruturaj Gaikwad lifts it over mid off for a boundary. 
016.516.5: Chetan Sakariya to Ruturaj Gaikwad, WIDE! A short ball, on middle. Ruturaj Gaikwad makes room and then watches it sail over his head. 
116.416.4: Chetan Sakariya to Ravindra Jadeja, A length ball, outside off. Jadeja slaps it through point for a single. He is off the mark. 
016.316.3: Chetan Sakariya to Ravindra Jadeja, On a length, on middle. Jadeja hits it back to the bowler.
016.216.2: Chetan Sakariya to Ambati Rayudu, OUT! TAKEN! A much-needed breakthrough for Rajasthan! It was a good shot but was on the longer side of the ground! Sakariya serves a full ball, on middle, a slower ball as well. Ambati Rayudu whacks it across the line and hits it towards deep mid-wicket where Glenn Phillips takes a well-judged catch near the ropes. 
116.116.1: Chetan Sakariya to Ruturaj Gaikwad, On a length, on middle, flicked to mid-wicket for a single.
16 Overs | Runs : 133/3 | Run rate : 8.31
115.615.6: Akash Singh to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Outside off, guided to third man for one.
615.515.5: Akash Singh to Ruturaj Gaikwad, SIX! That has gone miles! Gaikwad reaches 79 and this is some hitting! Short ball on middle and leg, Gaikwad pulls it over deep square leg for a maximum.
415.415.4: Akash Singh to Ruturaj Gaikwad, FOUR! That is an outstanding shot! Wow, we can look at this shot all day! Good-length ball on off, Gaikwad lifts it to long off and it seems that it has bounced before the ropes and the replays show that it has. A boundary.
415.315.3: Akash Singh to Ruturaj Gaikwad, FOUR! EDGY BUT CHENNAI WON'T MIND! Shortish ball around middle, Gaikwad goes on his knees and looks to pull but it goes off the top edge and it flies over the keeper for a boundary.
115.215.2: Akash Singh to Ambati Rayudu, Back-of-a-length ball on middle, Rayudu works it to deep mid-wicket for a single.
115.115.1: Akash Singh to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Good-length ball on the pads, Gaikwad flicks it to deep mid-wicket for one.
15 Overs | Runs : 116/3 | Run rate : 7.73
114.714.6: Rahul Tewatia to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Short ball on the pads, Gaikwad pulls it to deep square leg for a single.
114.614.5: Rahul Tewatia to Ambati Rayudu, Floated ball on middle, Rayudu pushes it to long on for a single.
014.514.4: Rahul Tewatia to Ambati Rayudu, Loopy ball on off, Rayudu defends it to cover.
014.414.4: Rahul Tewatia to Moeen Ali, OUT! STUMPED! That's top work from Tewatia and Samson! Big breakthrough for Rajasthan! Tewatia sees Moeen Ali dance down the track and fires it outside the tramline outside off, Ali looks to go over cover but misses. Samson collects and whips the bails off. Moeen is well short of the crease and Rajasthan get a much-needed wicket. Wided as well but Rajasthan won't mind.
114.314.3: Rahul Tewatia to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Outside off, pushed to cover for one.
614.214.2: Rahul Tewatia to Ruturaj Gaikwad, SIX! Gaikwad is some player! Tossed up on middle, Gaikwad uses his feet once again and powers it down the ground for a biggie.
614.114.1: Rahul Tewatia to Ruturaj Gaikwad, SIX! Terrific batting! Loopy ball on off, Gaikwad dances down the track and lifts it over long off for a biggie.
14 Overs | Runs : 100/2 | Run rate : 7.14
013.613.6: Glenn Phillips to Moeen Ali, Excellent over from Glenn Phillips! Loopy ball outside off, Ali looks to drive but misses.
013.513.5: Glenn Phillips to Moeen Ali, Quicker ball on the pads, Moeen looks to swing it away but misses and gets hit on the pads.
113.413.4: Glenn Phillips to Ruturaj Gaikwad, FIFTY! Another fine knock from the youngster! He has been so good to watch and gets another fifty this season! Floated ball outside off, Gaikwad drives it to deep cover for a single.
013.313.3: Glenn Phillips to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Tossed up outside off, Ruturaj Gaikwad drives it to cover.
113.213.2: Glenn Phillips to Moeen Ali, Very full on middle, Ali dances down the track and then drives it to long on for a single.
113.113.1: Glenn Phillips to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Full ball on off, Gaikwad pushes it to cover-point for one.
13 Overs | Runs : 97/2 | Run rate : 7.46
612.612.6: Mayank Markande to Moeen Ali, SIX! BANG! Short ball on middle, Ali rocks back and then pulls it over deep mid-wicket for a biggie.
212.512.5: Mayank Markande to Moeen Ali, Nice fielding! Floated ball on off, Ali sweeps it to deep mid-wicket. Dube runs across and makes a very good stop. Keeps it down to two.
012.412.4: Mayank Markande to Moeen Ali, Well bowled! Markande sees Ali dancing down the track and darts this outside off, Moeen looks to heave it away but gets an inside edge onto the pads.
112.312.3: Mayank Markande to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Short ball on off, pulled to deep square leg for one.
112.212.2: Mayank Markande to Moeen Ali, Shortish ball on middle, Moeen pulls it to deep mid-wicket for a single.
412.112.1: Mayank Markande to Moeen Ali, FOUR! Top shot from Moeen Ali! Loopy ball on off, Ali dances down the track and then lifts it to long on for a boundary.
12 Overs | Runs : 83/2 | Run rate : 6.92
211.711.6: Rahul Tewatia to Ruturaj Gaikwad, A flatter ball, outside off. Ruturaj Gaikwad waits and cuts it late through short third man before the fielder pulls it back near the ropes. Two taken. 12 coming of this over. 
111.611.5: Rahul Tewatia to Moeen Ali, Slight short, on off. Moeen Ali rocks back and pulls it to deep mid-wicket for a single.
111.511.4: Rahul Tewatia to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Full and on off, pushed through covers for one now.
411.411.3: Rahul Tewatia to Ruturaj Gaikwad, FOUR! In the gap! A full ball, on middle. Ruturaj Gaikwad leans and goes inside-out through covers for a boundary. 
011.311.3: Rahul Tewatia to Ruturaj Gaikwad, WIDE! Flatter and way outside off. Left alone.
211.211.2: Rahul Tewatia to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Angles a full ball, on middle. Ruturaj Gaikwad gets low and sweeps it to the left of deep square leg where the fielder does well to run across and stop it. Two taken. 
111.111.1: Rahul Tewatia to Moeen Ali, Full and on off. Moeen drives it down to long off for a single.
11 Overs | Runs : 71/2 | Run rate : 6.45
110.610.6: Mayank Markande to Moeen Ali, Loopy ball, on middle. Moeen Ali turns it to square leg and gets across with a single.
110.510.5: Mayank Markande to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Full and on middle, tucked to mid-wicket for one more.
110.410.4: Mayank Markande to Moeen Ali, Flatter and on middle. Ali nudges it to mid-wicket for a single. 
110.310.3: Mayank Markande to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Now comes down the track and pushes it through covers for a single.
410.210.2: Mayank Markande to Ruturaj Gaikwad, FOUR! Welcome boundary! Mayank Markande gives some flight to it, on off. Ruturaj Gaikwad gets low and lifts it over covers for a boundary. 
010.110.1: Mayank Markande to Ruturaj Gaikwad, This one comes in with the angle, on middle. Ruturaj Gaikwad pushes it to covers.
10 Overs | Runs : 63/2 | Run rate : 6.3
19.69.6: Akash Singh to Ruturaj Gaikwad, On middle, on a length, pulled away to deep square leg for another single. 
19.59.5: Akash Singh to Moeen Ali, On a length, on off, punched through covers for a single.
09.49.4: Akash Singh to Moeen Ali, A pacy short ball, on middle. Moeen Ali looks to pull but fails to get any bat on it. 
19.39.3: Akash Singh to Ruturaj Gaikwad, On a length, on off. Ruturaj dabs it to third man for one.
19.29.2: Akash Singh to Moeen Ali, A length ball, on leg. Moeen pulls it to deep square leg for a single.
09.19.1: Akash Singh to Moeen Ali, A length ball, outside off. Ali stands tall and punches it to covers.
9 Overs | Runs : 59/2 | Run rate : 6.56
08.68.6: Rahul Tewatia to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Full and on middle, driven to covers.
18.58.5: Rahul Tewatia to Moeen Ali, A loopy ball, outside off. Ali pushes it on the off side and gets off the mark with a single. 
18.48.4: Rahul Tewatia to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Darted on the pads, flicked to mid-wicket for a single.
08.38.3: Rahul Tewatia to Suresh Raina, OUT! TAKEN! A string of low scores for Raina continues as he falls early today as well. Tewatia bowls a full ball, on off. Suresh Raina gets on his knee and slog sweeps it to deep mid-wicket. It was without any pace so Raina had to generate some power behind it. He hits it high and straight in the hands of Shivam Dube at deep mid-wicket who pouches it nicely. Rajasthan in control after striking two quick wickets.
18.28.2: Rahul Tewatia to Ruturaj Gaikwad, A tossed up ball, on middle. Ruturaj Gaikwad steps down and eases it down to long on for a single. 
48.18.1: Rahul Tewatia to Ruturaj Gaikwad, FOUR! Good shot! Angles a flatter ball, on middle. Ruturaj Gaikwad rocks back and pulls it in the gap through mid-wicket for a boundary. 
8 Overs | Runs : 52/1 | Run rate : 6.5
17.67.6: Mayank Markande to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Quicker ball, outside off. Ruturaj Gaikwad cuts it towards backward point and collects a quick run.
17.57.5: Mayank Markande to Suresh Raina, Flatter ball, outside off. Suresh Raina hangs back and punches it to sweeper cover for a run.
07.47.4: Mayank Markande to Suresh Raina, Flatter and quicker, around leg. Suresh Raina tickles it towards short fine leg.
17.37.3: Mayank Markande to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Another short ball, outside off. Ruturaj Gaikwad cuts hard but the fielder at backward point puts in a dive and stops a certain boundary. A single taken.
07.27.2: Mayank Markande to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Just a tad short, outside off. Ruturaj Gaikwad cuts it to backward point.
17.17.1: Mayank Markande to Suresh Raina, Flatter ball, on middle. Suresh Raina taps it towards mid-wicket for a run.
7 Overs | Runs : 48/1 | Run rate : 6.86
16.66.6: Rahul Tewatia to Suresh Raina, Tossed up, on off. Suresh Raina pushes it to long off to get off the mark with a single.
06.56.5: Rahul Tewatia to Faf du Plessis, OUT! STUMPED! Rahul Tewatia strikes for Rajasthan in his first over and the dangerous Faf du Plessis walks back. Tewatia fires in a quicker ball, on middle that comes back in with the angle, du Plessis shimmies down to work it to the leg side but he misses. Sanju Samson, behind the sticks collects the ball cleanly and whips the bails off. Faf du Plessis is almost halfway down the pitch and he departs.
16.46.4: Rahul Tewatia to Ruturaj Gaikwad, A half-tracker, around off. Ruturaj Gaikwad rocks back and pulls it towards deep mid-wicket for one.
16.36.3: Rahul Tewatia to Faf du Plessis, Flatter ball, on middle. Faf du Plessis works it towards long on to collect a single.
16.26.2: Rahul Tewatia to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Loopy ball, around off. Ruturaj Gaikwad eases it to long off for a run.
06.16.1: Rahul Tewatia to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Tossed up, on middle. Ruturaj Gaikwad pushes it back to the bowler.
6 Overs | Runs : 44/0 | Run rate : 7.33
15.65.6: Mustafizur Rahman to Ruturaj Gaikwad, A low full toss, on off. Ruturaj Gaikwad pushes it to mid off and looks for a quick run. David Miller there moves across, collects the ball cleanly but he misses his shy at the bowler's end. At the end of the Powerplay, Chennai are 44/0.
15.55.5: Mustafizur Rahman to Faf du Plessis, Good-length ball, on off. Faf du Plessis eases it uppishly towards mid off and scampers through for one. He collides with Mustafizur Rahman and both look in some pain here. Not the sight we want to see.
65.45.4: Mustafizur Rahman to Faf du Plessis, SIX! BANG! Faf du Plessis gets hold of this one! Slower ball, on a length, on off, du Plessis skips down and lofts it way over the long on fence for a biggie!
15.35.3: Mustafizur Rahman to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Full ball, outside off. Ruturaj Gaikwad drives it to the cover fielder. The fielder there fumbles and concedes a single.
05.25.2: Mustafizur Rahman to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Slower ball, on a length, on middle. Ruturaj Gaikwad hits it to the right of the bowler. Mustafizur Rahman moves there and stops it.
15.15.1: Mustafizur Rahman to Faf du Plessis, Length ball, around off. Faf du Plessis drives it to sweeper cover for a run.
5 Overs | Runs : 34/0 | Run rate : 6.8
04.64.6: Chetan Sakariya to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Play and a miss! Short of a length, outside off. Ruturaj Gaikwad moves across to pull but he misses.
14.54.5: Chetan Sakariya to Faf du Plessis, Slower ball, on a length, around middle. Faf du Plessis turns it to wide of mid on for a single.
04.44.4: Chetan Sakariya to Faf du Plessis, Well bowled! Sakariya bangs it into the deck, around middle. Faf du Plessis shimmies down but ducks under it in the end.
04.34.3: Chetan Sakariya to Faf du Plessis, Back of a length, around off. Faf du Plessis makes room and cuts but finds the backward point fielder.
44.24.2: Chetan Sakariya to Faf du Plessis, FOUR! EDGY! Length ball, outside off. Faf du Plessis skips down yet again to heave it but it goes off the outside edge and the ball flies over the short third man fielder for another boundary.
44.14.1: Chetan Sakariya to Faf du Plessis, FOUR! Top shot! Slower ball, on a length, around off. Faf du Plessis skips down and drives it past the diving mid off fielder for a boundary.
4 Overs | Runs : 25/0 | Run rate : 6.25
13.63.6: Mustafizur Rahman to Faf du Plessis, Good-length ball on off, du Plessis defends it to point for a single.
03.53.5: Mustafizur Rahman to Faf du Plessis, Fullish ball on off, du Plessis defends it to cover.
13.43.4: Mustafizur Rahman to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Good-length ball on the pads, Gaikwad flicks it to deep square leg for one.
13.33.3: Mustafizur Rahman to Faf du Plessis, Full ball outside off, du Plessis drives it to deep cover for a single.
13.23.2: Mustafizur Rahman to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Slower ball on off, Gaikwad pushes it to point for a single.
13.13.1: Mustafizur Rahman to Faf du Plessis, Full ball on middle, du Plessis flicks it to mid-wicket where the fielder dives and makes a half-stop. A single taken.
3 Overs | Runs : 20/0 | Run rate : 6.67
02.62.6: Akash Singh to Ruturaj Gaikwad, On a length on off, Gaikwad works it down to mid on.
42.52.5: Akash Singh to Ruturaj Gaikwad, FOUR! There is no slip and it races to the fence! Good-length ball outside off, Gaikwad looks to cut but it goes off the outside edge to third man for a boundary.
02.42.4: Akash Singh to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Good-length ball on middle, Gaikwad defends it out.
12.32.3: Akash Singh to Faf du Plessis, Outside off, punched to the off side for a single.
22.22.2: Akash Singh to Faf du Plessis, DROPPED? It looks like it! Short ball on middle, du Plessis pulls it to deep mid-wicket. Phillips runs across and dives but seems to have put it down. Two taken. Replays show that it had fallen short.
12.12.1: Akash Singh to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Very full on off, Gaikwad pushes it to point for one.
2 Overs | Runs : 12/0 | Run rate : 6
11.61.6: Chetan Sakariya to Ruturaj Gaikwad, On the pads, Gaikwad clips it to deep square leg for a single.
01.51.5: Chetan Sakariya to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Fullish ball on off, Gaikwad pushes it to point.
01.41.4: Chetan Sakariya to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Fullish ball on off, Gaikwad leans and defends it out.
11.31.3: Chetan Sakariya to Faf du Plessis, Du Plessis is off the mark! Good-length ball on off, du Plessis defends it through the cover region. A single taken.
01.21.2: Chetan Sakariya to Faf du Plessis, Full on off, du Plessis drives it to mid off.
01.11.1: Chetan Sakariya to Faf du Plessis, Fullish ball outside off, du Plessis pushes it to point.
1 Overs | Runs : 10/0 | Run rate : 10
40.60.6: Akash Singh to Ruturaj Gaikwad, FOUR! A four to start the over and a four to end the over! On a length outside off, Gaikwad punches it through cover for a boundary.
20.50.5: Akash Singh to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Good-length ball around off, Gaikwad guides it through gully for a couple of runs.
00.40.4: Akash Singh to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Excellent fielding! Good-length ball outside off, Gaikwad punches it towards cover-point. The fielder dives and makes a terrific stop. Saved some runs there.
00.30.3: Akash Singh to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Another full ball outside off, Gaikwad drives it to cover.
00.20.2: Akash Singh to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Back of a length ball outside off, Gaikwad punches it to cover.
40.10.1: Akash Singh to Ruturaj Gaikwad, FOUR! What a way to start from Gaikwad! Full ball on off, Gaikwad leans and drives it past the bowler and into the fence.
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