For Chennai, Shane Watson scored an unbeaten 83 in 53 balls thanks to 11 fours and three sixes. Plessis scored an unbeaten 87 from 53 balls with 11 fours and a six.
KXIP vs CSK: In the 18th match of IPL 2020, Chennai Super Kings defeated Kings XI Punjab by 10 wickets. This is Chennai’s second win in this season. Earlier, he had to face defeat in three consecutive matches. Punjab had scored 178 runs at the loss of four wickets in 20 overs, playing first in this match. In response, Chennai chased down the target in 17.4 overs without losing any wickets.
Earlier, KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal gave a great start to Kings XI Punjab after winning the toss and batting first. Both added 61 runs in 8.1 overs for the first wicket. Mayank scored 26 runs in 19 balls with three fours and was caught out by Piyush Chawla.
After this, Mandeep Singh, playing the first match of this season, started a counter attack. Rahul and Mandeep shared 33 runs for the second wicket, in which Mandeep scored 27 runs. During this, the strike rate of Mandeep was 168.75. Mandeep, who hit two sixes, was made his victim by Ravindra Jadeja.
After this, Nicholas Pooran attacked the bowlers of Chennai. Puran scored 33 runs in 17 balls with the help of three sixes. During this time, his strike rate was 194.12. Shardul bowled out Puran and Rahul for two consecutive balls. Rahul scored 63 runs in 52 balls with seven fours and a six.
At one time, Punjab lost their four wickets for 152 runs in 17.2 overs, but after this, Glenn Maxwell and Sarfraz Khan scored the runs quickly, bringing the team’s score to 175. Sarfaraz scored 14 * in 9 balls and Maxwell scored 11 * in seven balls.
For Chennai, fast bowler Shardul Thakur took the maximum two wickets. They made Nicholas Pooran and KL Rahul their victims. Apart from this, Ravindra Jadeja and Piyush Chawla got one wicket each.
After that, after chasing the target of 179 runs from Punjab, Chennai won by striking the batting by Faf du Plessis and Shane Watson. Watson scored an unbeaten 83 in 53 balls thanks to 11 fours and three sixes. Plessis scored an unbeaten 87 from 53 balls with 11 fours and a six. This is Watson’s first half-century in this season.