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CSK vs RR IPL 2020: Rajasthan Royals Defeats Chennai Super Kings By 16 Runs – News

IPL 2020 CSK vs RR Match Highlights: The 4th match of the Indian Premier League was played between Rajasthan and Chennai i.e CSK vs RR. In this match, the Rajasthan Royals defeats Chennai Super Kings by 16 runs and started their journey in IPL 2020 with a win. The team captained by MS Dhoni, who defeated Mumbai Indians to play their second match, lost to Rajasthan Royals playing the opening match of IPL’s 13th season.

Chennai Super Kings won the toss and elected to bowl first against Rajasthan Royals at Sharjah ground. Dhoni’s decision was just proving right when later Sanju Samson rained sixes. After the superb century partnership of Sanju Samson (74) and captain Steve Smith (69) and quick innings played by Jofra Archer in the last over, Rajasthan Royals scored 216 runs for the loss of seven wickets in 20 overs.

He shared a 121-run partnership for the second wicket with captain Steve Smith. Both completed the 100-run partnership off just 44 balls. This is the first-century partnership of this season.

There was a time that Rajasthan’s score doesn’t seem to cross 200 runs. But after Samson was dismissed, the loss in run-rate was completed by Archer in the last over.

Jofra Archer played a key role in the final over, scoring 4 consecutive sixes and taking the score to 216 runs for his team. Archer returned unbeaten after scoring 27 runs off 8 balls.

Vijay And Watson Gave A Good Start To Chennai Super Kings

Murali Vijay and Shane Watson opened the innings for the Chennai Super Kings, chasing a target of 218 runs. Remind you, it was not easy to score on this slow wicket. As such, Chennai had high expectations from their experienced opening pair of Murali Vijay and Shane Watson.

Both of them started slowly and took the score to 50 in the seventh over. Watson took a more aggressive stance and made some good shots. The two together shared a 56-run opening partnership.

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