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IPL 2024: DC March On To Their 1st Win, Beat CSK By 20 Runs

Delhi Capitals clinched victory by 20 runs against Chennai Super Kings. Dominant batting and disciplined bowling secured the win. Despite Dhoni's brave innings, Chennai fell short.

Edited By : Aniket Raj | Updated: Mar 31, 2024 23:39 IST
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In a thrilling encounter between the Delhi Capitals and the Chennai Super Kings, the Delhi Capitals emerged victorious by a margin of 20 runs, showcasing a display of exemplary cricketing prowess. The stage was set, the atmosphere electric, as fans from both camps filled the stands, eagerly anticipating an enthralling battle on the cricket field.

Opting to bat first, the Delhi Capitals put up a commendable total of 191 runs on the board, setting a challenging target for the Chennai Super Kings. Their innings was highlighted by some stellar performances, with contributions coming from various batsmen. However, it was their disciplined bowling and sharp fielding that ultimately paved the way for their triumph.

Chasing a target of 192 runs, the Chennai Super Kings started off on a positive note, with Ruturaj Gaikwad leading from the front with a valiant knock of 12 runs. However, the Delhi Capitals bowlers, led by Khaleel Ahmed and Mukesh Kumar, struck at crucial intervals, making breakthroughs just when it seemed like the Super Kings were gaining momentum.

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Ajinkya Rahane’s aggressive innings of 45 runs injected hope into the Super Kings’ chase, but the wickets kept tumbling at regular intervals, courtesy of some brilliant bowling and fielding efforts by the Delhi Capitals. Despite commendable efforts from Daryl Mitchell, Shivam Dube, and Ravindra Jadeja, the mounting pressure proved too much to handle for the Super Kings.

In the end, it was a gallant effort from MS Dhoni, who fought a lone battle with an unbeaten 37 runs to his name. However, his valiant efforts went in vain as the Delhi Capitals emerged triumphant, restricting the Chennai Super Kings to 171 runs for the loss of six wickets.

The Delhi Capitals celebrated their hard-earned victory, while the Chennai Super Kings vowed to come back stronger in their next encounter, setting the stage for more thrilling battles in the days to come.

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First published on: Mar 31, 2024 11:35 PM IST

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