- Chennai Super Kings won their first match by 23 runs against Royal Challengers Bangalore
- Shivam Dube and Robin Uthappa played a brilliant inning against RCB
- Shivam Dubey was adjudged the Player of the Match for his match-winning innings
TATA INDIAN PREMIER LEAGUE: Chennai Super Kings won their first match by 23 runs against Royal Challengers Bangalore played at Dr DY Patil Sports Academy in Mumbai. In this match, Royal Challengers Bangalore won the toss and elected to field first and chased down the target of CSK, but RCB could not chase down the target of CSK and lost the match by 23 runs.
Chennai Super Kings scored 216 runs in 20 overs against RCB and lost 4 wickets. Where CSK batsmen Shivam Dube and Robin Uthappa played a brilliant inning against RCB. Where Shivam Dube scored 95 in 46 balls and Robin Uthappa scored 88 runs in 50 balls. In this match, Shivam Dube became the player of the match for his brilliant innings against RCB.
IndianPremierLeague tweeted on Twitter and said, “Shivam Dube is adjudged Player of the Match for his stupendous knock of 95* off 46 deliveries.“
Royal Challengers Bangalore could not chase down the target of CSK and lost the match by 23 runs. Where RCB scored 193 runs in 20 overs and lost 9 wickets. RCB batsman Shahbaz Ahmed scored the most runs for his team, scoring 41 runs. Another batsman Suyash Prabhudesai scored 34 runs, Dinesh Karthik scored 34 runs and Glenn Maxwell scored 26 runs.
CSK bowler Mahesh Thikshana took the most wickets for his team, taking 4 wickets against RCB. Another bowler Ravindra Jadeja took 3 wickets and Mukesh Chaudhary and Dwayne Bravo took 1-1 against RCB. Where RCB bowler Wanindu Hasaranga took 2 and Josh Hazlewood took 1 wicket for his team.