Chennai Super Kings started their winning run in the Indian Premier League (IPL) season with a 12-run victory over Lucknow Super Giants in a thrilling encounter at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai last night.
After winning the toss, Chennai Super Kings elected to bat first and posted a massive total of 217/7 in their 20 overs. In response, Lucknow Super Giants got off to a flying start, with openers Kyle Mayers and Nicholas Pooran scoring runs rapidly. However, Moeen Ali, the show’s star for Chennai, picked up four crucial wickets to derail the Lucknow innings.
Despite the heroics of Mayers and KL Rahul, Lucknow Super Giants failed to chase the target of 218 runs and were restricted to 205/7 in their 20 overs. Mayers scored 53 off just 22 balls, while Pooran scored 32 off 18.
Delhi Capitals will take on Gujarat Titans in the next IPL match at 7.30 pm in New Delhi tonight. The upcoming match is expected to be thrilling, as Delhi Capitals will look to get their first win, while Gujarat Titans will be keen to maintain their winning habits. With both teams having some of the best players in the world, cricket fans are in for a treat tonight.