IPL 2018 17th match between CSK and RR took place at Pune which is new home ground for all the home matches of Chennai Super Kings this year, CSK won by 64 runs. Last match we saw Chris Gayle hit the first century of the season at Mohali and now here in today’s ipl match Shane Watson hit 51 ball century at Pune. Have a look at CSK vs RR 17th Match IPL 2018 highlights at Pune here.
After the win Watson said, “MS and Fleming know how to set up a really good team dynamic. Fortunate to be a part of CSK and to contribute to the win tonight. Chris (Gayle) is the greatest T20 batsman in the world. To be able to score so many T20 hundreds. That’s the reason he’s called the Universe Boss. He keeps bossing attacks around the world”.
CSK vs RR 17th Match IPL 2018 Highlights
IPL 2018 Match 17 Analysis : CSK vs RR, 17th Match
Toss : Rajasthan Royals won the toss and opted to bowl
Man of the Match : Shane Watson
Match Number : 17
|Match||Date||CSK Inns||RR Inns||Result||MoM|
|CSK vs RR||Friday, April 20, 2018||204-5(20)||140-10(18.3)||Chennai Super Kings won by 64 runs||Shane Watson|
Last match Universe Boss and this match Shane Watson 2 consecutive century in 2 days in ipl games 2018. Shane Watson looked totaly in destructive mood today as he started the inning with back to back fours. CSK completed their 50 runs in 4.2 overs only and in 15 overs they were 150 runs on the board. The return of Suresh Raina provided the stability in middle order as he also scored 46 runs of 29 balls and CSK set the target of 205 runs for RR batsmen.
Ajinkya Rahane(16 runs) looked in control but he couldn’t stay long and his new opening partner Heinrich Klaasen also departed after making 7 runs only. After 5 overs Rajasthan Royals were 34-3 as Sanju Samson also got out early. Ben Stokes – 45(37) and Jos Buttler – 22(17) build some partnership but it was not enough as CSK bowling were too tight and RR all-out for 140 runs in 18.3 overs only and CSK won by huge margin of 64 runs and
climbed to the top of the table.
CSK Inns : Shane Watson – 106(57), Suresh Raina – 46(29), Ben Laughlin – 4-38-2, Shreyas Gopal – 4-20-3
RR Inns : Ben Stokes – 45(37), Jos Buttler – 22(17), Deepak Chahar – 4-30-2, Shardul Thakur – 3-18-2
With this win CSK tops the ipl points table. See the latest change in the points table of IPL 2018.