In the end, they finished 7th in the IPL 2020 points table. However, they turned things around in the 14th edition of the IPL. They lost just two games so far and won 7 games.
Moreover, they have a better Net Run Rate of +1.185 compared to all other teams in the tournament. The Super Kings secured 14 points and are sitting on top of the points table.
They locked horns with Royal Challengers Bangalore in the recent encounter. Royal Challengers Bangalore posted 156/6 in their allotted quota of 20 overs.
Devdutt Padikkal top-scored with 70 off 50 balls. His innings included 5 fours and 3 sixes. RCB captain Virat Kohli also had a good day at the office as he scored 53 off 41 balls including 6 fours and a six.
On the contrary, Dwayne Bravo showcased his bowling masterclass by taking three wickets. Bravo dismissed the likes of Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell and Harshal Patel.
IPL 2021: Faf du Plessis plays a spectacular paddle-scoop shot
CSK’s talisman batsman Faf du Plessis executed a spectacular paddle-scoop shot off Navdeep Saini’s bowling. Faf du Plessis played the shot in the second ball of the second over.
The South African international made it look so easy while playing his trademark shot. The video has gone viral on social media. Faf scored 31 off 26 including 2 fours and 2 sixes.
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Ruturaj Gaikwad top-scored with 38 off 26 including 4 fours and a six. Suresh Raina (17) and MS Dhoni (11) remained unbeaten as CSK chased down the target in 18.1 overs. CSK beat RCB by 6 wickets.
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