IPL 2021: Delhi Capitals Beat Chennai Super Kings By 7 Wickets


Mumbai: Delhi Capitals (DC) defeated Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by seven wickets in Match 2 of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season, at the Wankhede Stadium on Saturday.

Chasing a target of 189 runs, Delhi wrapped up proceedings with eight balls to spare. DC reached 190 for three in 18.4 overs, with standby captain Rishabh Pant hitting the winning four.

Openers Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan gave DC a dominant start during the chase, scoring half-centuries respectively. Shaw slammed 72 off 38 balls, while Dhawan scored 85 in 54 balls.

Despite conceding 53 runs in 3.4 overs, Shardul Thakur took two wickets for CSK.

Earlier, CSK wrapped up their innings at 188 for seven after 20 overs. Suresh Raina was the top-scorer for CSK, registered a half-century. He slammed 54 off 36 balls.

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