Sunday, September 26, 2021




CSK chased down 171 as Jadeja smashed 22 off 8 balls 

Ravindra Jadeja stars in CSK's sensational last-ball win over KKR :

In a game full ow twists and turns, Ravindra Jadeja's sensational finish helped Chennai Super Kings beat Kolkata Knight Riders by two wickets. CSK chased down 171 on the last ball with Jadeja smashing 22 off 8 before falling on the penultimate delivery. Chennai Super Kings picked up their eighth win and also took the top spot away from Delhi Capitals in IPL T20 Cricket 2021.

Good Start for KKR but Bad progress:     

KKR, having opted to bat , made a scratchy beginning. Shubman Gill struck two consecutive boundaries against Deepak Chahar, overturned an lbw call with the help of DRS but was eventually run out. Venkatesh Iyer couldn't really find the rhythm he has in the last two matches and made just 18. KKR had 50 in the opening five overs and had lost just one wicket. In the next five , they scored only 28 for 2 as Shardul Thakur dismissed Iyer in the sixth. Eoin Morgan fell in the tenth as KKR slipped to 78 for 3.

Rana builds , Karthik Finishes :          

While other batsmen failed to get going, it was Rahul Tripathi's assault that kept the scoreboard moving for KKR. He struck 45 off 33 but had his share of luck. He was caught behind trying to upper-cut a Sam Curran bouncer. The umpires deemed the pacer had delivered his second bouncer of the over and signalled a no ball. Tripathi fell in the 13th with 89 on the board. The stage was set for Andre Russell but the slow nature of the track didn't allow the allrounder the pace he needed. Russell did strike two boundaries and a six but fell for 20 off 15.

At one stage , Nithish Rana was batting on 22 off 21. KKR needed a move on and it came from Dinesh Karthik. In the 19th , Karthik struck 19 against Curran to lift the side past 150. Rana finished strong and ended with unbeaten 37 off 27.

CSK's solid start :        

At the 10-over mark , batting coach David Hussey felt 170 was going to be a winning score. Ruturaj Gaikwad ( 40 off 28 ) and Faf du Plessis (43 off 30 ) made  74 in 8.2 overs. The plan was clear as they not only look on the pacers but also put pressure on Varun Chakravarthy (4 overs, eight dots, 22 runs and one wicket ) in the first over, The spinner was struck for two boundaries by Faf du Plessis and leaked nine in the over. Sunil Narine's first two overs  too proved to be expensive with 25 runs. 

Chakravarthy gave five in his second - the eighth of the innings - and that our pressure on the openers to keep going at a sustained higher pace. Gaikwad fell in  the ninth - to Russell - but CSK eased past 100 in the 12th. Faf Du Plessis fell in the 12th to Lockie Ferguson but Moeen Ali's brisk start ensured CSK continued to stay ahead.

The KKR choke and Jadeja's grand finish :       

Narine's continued to be expensive but dismissed Ambati Rayudu in the 15th to start CSK's wobble. Iyer too did a great job as he gave away just five in the 16th. CSK needed 40 off 24 and lost Suresh Raina and MS Dhoni from there on. That was the only joy for KKR as Ravindra Jadeja turned things around in grand style in the  penultimate over.

Prasidh Krishna crumbled under pressure 6,6,4 and 4 to leave CSK needing 4 off 6. The drama, though, didn't end there. Narine dismissed Sam Curran and Jadeja before Deepak Chahar got the one run needed for the win on the last ball. Finally Chennai Super Kings top the IPL Cricket 2021 points table.

Brief Scores :  Kolkata Knight Riders 171/6 in 20 Overs (Rahul Tripathi 45, Shardul Thakur 2-20) , lost to Chennai Super Kings 172/8 in 20 Overs (Faf du Plessis 43 , Sunil Narine 3-41) by two wickets.

What NEXT :  

If  the afternoon game took out the wind from some of the players, CSK now have a three- day break before they play Sunrisers Hyderabad on September 30 in Sharjah. KKR have just one day to cool their heels and play Delhi Capitals on September 28 in Sharjah as well.   






For a couple of moments of the game between RCB and DC in Dubai in the IPL 2020, just two individuals appeared to issue - AB de Villiers and his comrade Anrich Nortje. An extraordinary player at the back-finish of his heavenly profession versus a tearaway quick bowler. De Villiers won the first round of the session by assembling a touch of space to pound one through the off-side. Only that, in what ended up being a mental contest, the youthful South African improved of his kinsman by following the hitter and hitting a hard length. All De Villiers could do was confound a shot to the defender positioned at midwicket.

This valued scalp represented the essence of Nortje's format and that was to hit the pitch hard on a 6-8 meter length; and on events, likewise plant seeds of uncertainty in the batsman's brain by utilizing the cross-crease conveyance and the off-shaper.

One year from that challenge among Nortje and de Villiers, across the E 311 Highway in Abu Dhabi, Nortje utilized his attempted and tried layout to crash the Rajasthan Royals.

First of all, Nortje's speed was excessively hot for the youthful Yashasvi Jaiswal as he edged an away-going conveyance to the 'manager. The vital 1v1 challenge however was between the free-streaming Sanju Samson and Nortje. The quick bowler made his expectations clear early when he hammered a cross-crease guard into the deck and Samson could just interface with meager air. Despite the fact that Samson made due by upsetting the underlying choice that was replied in the agreed, Nortje had indeed displayed his consistent focus.

In spite of the intense warmth, Nortje gave a marker of his commendable wellness as he kept on bowling quick and got the wicket of Rahul Tewatia with a back of a length conveyance that was focused in on the body. By then, at that point, DC's way to triumph was pretty much an inevitable end product, yet there was no eased up from Nortje as he went for the toe-smasher, sprinkled with cross-crease against the RR captain. Indeed, even the in-structure Samson had no other decision, yet to simply stick his bat down at the 'nth' second. That conveyance summarized Nortje's sheer exertion for the afternoon.

In the fallout of the match, in his presser, Nortje approved the reason behind hitting a hard length, mixed with the odd variety in Abu Dhabi. "It is most certainly a piece more slow than Dubai. We were anticipating it too, clearly playing a day game here, so you realize it won't be speedy. It is possible that it will be slow or exceptionally sluggish. In this way, minor departure from a decent length is an awesome choice and afterward likewise the hard length. It is difficult... the ball sitting here and there... simply change the hold ready that may be a variety itself. Thus, simply attempt and hit the stumps. We were talking about it prior that it is somewhat hard to hit straight."

DC's speed assault isn't just with regards to Nortje. Kagiso Rabada, the South African speed partner of Nortje, has conveyed the reference bullet of being DC's speed lead for some time. His system was like that of Nortje - to pound it for the most part on a hard length. Nonetheless, with the wicket in Abu Dhabi being on the more slow side, he compared the hard length conveyances with the odd more slow ball. Specifically, while bowling to Samson, the quick bowler drew out his case of stunts.

 It just so happens, Eric Simons, CSK's bowling expert, had pushed upon the point about arm-speed to cricbuzzf. "The main thing is the arm speed should continue as before. Batsmen get from the bowler's activity and if the activity transforms, they see something other than what's expected excessively early. Along these lines, interestingly, the arm speed should be fast."

The third individual from DC's hunting pack is Avesh Khan. In contrast to Rabada and Nortje, the 24-year-old is yet to play worldwide cricket, yet pretty much each and every time he takes the field, he appears to have improved as a quick bowling model of himself. In this IPL, close by hitting the deck, the tall bowler has likewise tracked down the following missing piece of the quick bowling jigsaw puzzle - the yorker that tails into the hitter. If not the yorker, Avesh makes it hard for the batsman to get under by bowling a low full throw at great speed. In the game versus RR, he gave additional proof of his previously mentioned abilities by confining Samson in his last two overs.

The wily off-spinner, Ravi Ashwin, and the predictable left-arm spinner, Axar Patel, cap off DC's balanced assault. With a particularly impressive assault available to them, it wasn't unexpected to see the bowlers hitting the ideal lines and lengths and executing their arrangements to approach flawlessness against RR. It likewise wouldn't be astounding in case DC's bowlers wind up driving the side to their lady IPL title. 





Will Sunrisers Hyderabad get their second success of the period around evening time? 

PBKS win!! They've safeguarded 126! Envision that! Sublime bowling execution from them! It was an incredible bowling trip from them and a merited return after the last flattening loss.They couldn't get over the line against RR, yet have done amazingly well to beat SRH today by 5 runs. Bishnoi was splendid with 3-24, while Shame wrapped up with 2-14, getting the large wickets of Warner and Williamson. They were ahead from that point forward. Holder kept SRH in the game got them close however it was Punjab who held their nerve in the end Nathan Ellis astounded an amazing last to get PBKS over the line. SRH have been just about as great as taken out of the current year's competition with that misfortune. There's an external possibility however it appears to be quite somber. They actually have only one win... This is the most reduced score effectively safeguarded in the IPL at Sharjah.Thank you for your organization today, do go along with us tomorrow for another twofold header.

Detail ALERT: SRH turns into the subsequent group to lose eight of their initial nine matches in an IPL season after KKR in 2009

After winning of IPL cricket match 37th match, winning captain said about his team ;

KL Rahul: I hope so, we are playing some entertaining cricket and have been doing for the last two or three years, but I'll take the win. He (Holder) played exceedingly well. First with the ball, taking those two wickets in an over and then batted really well, on a track where it was difficult to play the big shots. We wanted to get another 20-30 more runs but we'll take the win. It gives us a belief that no matter what the situation is, our bowlers can get the opposition out if we get a decent score. Shami to start of, bowled really well, getting two big batters in Warner and Williamson. Made it easier for our spinners to settle into a nice line and length. Lesson for the batsmen would be to realise that it's not a 160-170 surface, if we had built a few partnerships, we could have got to 140-150. He (Harpreet) has been good for us, he can do everything. Has finished some games for us, also gives us control with the ball and great in the field. Everytime I go to him, he tells me 'Paaji (Brother) don't worry, I won't leak runs'. That's his attitude.

Kane Williamson | SRH chief: The bowling unit, handling unit worked effectively. Surely the surface was an intense one. Required organizations and we were surely backing ourselves to draw near. It took a splendid individual exhibition in the two parts from Jason Holder, particularly with the bat to keep the match cutthroat. It's (SRH) a pleased establishment, baffling season. We do have to search for regions to improve. We attempt to gain from the main portion of the game. Punjab attempted to come out assaulting like it normally occurs in T20s. Be that as it may, playing shots was testing. For us it was tied in with hoping to fabricate stages. It was a significant test to jump on them without losing wickets.The games come thick and quick. We need to go to the following game with open-minded perspectives and opportunity. We will attempt to place in awesome. Keen cricket should be played with various surfaces.

Jason Holder | Player of the Match: Tough loss. At the halfway mark, needing 126, you obviously back yourselves to chase it. We probably left a little too much to get at the end although I did back myself to get those. The stage where I came in, I just had to go for it and it worked. Maybe that's why it worked. Batters probably weren't too committal earlier on. Five more games left, need to build some momentum for next season. Fans have been really passionate, we need to keep going for them.