The big day is here because MS Dhoni played at his home ground after several years in the IPL 6th match. However, it was a great match. Lucknow SuperGiants won the toss and elected to bowl first. With the bowl, they failed to perform well, and Chennai Super Kings projected a big score.
In 20 overs Chennai Super Kings scored 217 runs while chasing the target LSG scored 205. It was a treat for fans of CSK to watch MSD playing in Chennai and winning the match. Below you will get the summary of the match.
Chennai Super Kings Innings
Ruturaj Gaikwad and Devon Conway opened the innings for Chennai Super Kings. However, IPL 6th match was the best one with absolute thrill. Moreover, openers have also played an excellent inning. Chennai Super Kings easily crossed the 200 runs and projected a big target on the scoreboard for LSG.
Ruturaj Gaikwad scored 57 runs in 31 balls. Mark Wood caught him on the ball of Ravi Bishnoi. Moreover, Devon Conway scored 47 runs in 29 balls. KH Pandya caught him on the ball of Mark Wood.
Shivam Dube came to bat at number three. He scored 27 runs in 16 balls. Again Mark Wood caught him on the ball of Ravi Bishnoi.
Moen Ali came to bat at number four. He scored 19 runs in 13 balls. Ravi Bishnoi bowled him. Ben Stokes came to bat at number five. He scored 8 runs in 8 balls. Avesh Khan caught him.
However, in the last over of the match, MS Dhoni came to bat at number 8. It was a great experience watching him hit sixes on his home ground. He played only three balls and scored 12 runs.
In the 20 overs Chennai Super Kings scored 217 runs. It is a great score in the T20 format. However, LSG put in a great effort but failed to chase the target in 20 overs.
Chennai Super Kings Bowling Scorecard
Lucknow Super Giants Innings
KL Rahul and Kyle Mayers opened innings for Lucknow SuperGiants in IPL 6th match. Since the target was big there was a need for a big inning from openers and Kyle Mayers did it. KL Rahul scored 20 runs in 18 balls. RD Gaikwad caught him on the ball of Moen Ali.
However, Kyle Mayers scored 53 runs in 22 balls. Moen Ali bowled him. Deepak Hooda came to bat at number three. He scored 2 runs in 6 balls. Ben Stokes caught him on the ball of Mitchell Santner.
Krunal Pandya came to bat at number four. He scored 9 runs in 9 balls. Moen Ali bowled him. Nicholas Pooran came to bat at number five. He scored 32 runs in 18 balls. Ben Stokes caught him on the ball of TU Deshpande.
Lucknow SuperGiants tried hard to chase the target. However, despite great efforts, they failed to reach the target. In 20 overs LSG scored 205 runs with the fall of 7 wickets. This is just the start of the season, there are more matches to go.
Lucknow Super Giants Bowling Scorecard
Chennai Super Kings Playing XI
- Ruturaj Gaikwad
- Devon Conway
- Moeen Ali
- Ben Stokes
- Ambati Rayudu
- Ravindra Jadeja
- MS Dhoni(WK/C)
- Shivam Dube
- Mitchell Santner
- Deepak Chahar
- Rajvardhan Hangargekar
- Tushar Deshpande
Lucknow Super Giants Playing XI
- KL Rahul(C)
- Kyle Mayers
- Deepak Hooda
- Nicholas Pooran(WK)
- Marcus Stoinis
- Krunal Pandya
- Krishnappa Gowtham
- Mark Wood
- Yash Thakur
- Avesh Khan
- Ravi Bishnoi
- Ayush Badoni