IPL 2021 Live: CSK vs PBKS | MS Dhoni led CSK to a easy win in his 200th IPL game

The India Premier League is full-on and it’s match number 8 between the Chennai Super Kings a.k.a. CSK and Punjab Kings (PBKS). CSK lost their last match against Delhi Capitals, while Punjab Kings has already taken lead with a win. As for the toss is concerned, MS Dhoni, the captain of CSK has won the toss and elected to bowl first.

While it is still unpredictable to say anything about these games as to who will win. As both, the teams are fully capable and consists of top players. But looking at the records, CSK is the one that will be ahead of PBKS in the game. Meanwhile, it remains to be seen, which team will get 2 points out from this match.

This means that the Punjab Kings will bat first and Thala’s will be at the chasing end. The match has begun and here are the live updates of this game brought by us for you. You can check the playing 11 of this game below.

Chennai Super Kings Playing 11

  • Ruturaj Gaikwad
  • Faf du Plessis
  • Moeen Ali
  • Suresh Raina
  • Ravindra Jadeja
  • MS Dhoni (C) (WK)
  • Sam Curran
  • Dwayne Bravo
  • Shardul Thakur
  • Deepak Chahar

Punjab Kings Playing 11

  • KL Rahul (C) (WK)
  • Mayank Agarwal
  • Chris Gayle
  • Deepak Hooda
  • Nicholas Pooran
  • Shahrukh Khan
  • Jhye Richardson
  • Murugan Ashwin
  • Mohammed Siraj
  • Riley Meredith
  • Arshdeep Singh

CSK vs PBKS live status:

First Innings:

In the first innings, Chennai has took lead in the match as the batsman of the Punjab Kings has not proved successful. The captain KL Rahul, who scored 91 runs in his last match has just scored 5 runs this time. He went run out by a brilliant fielder Ravindra Jadeja.

The universe boss, Chris Gayle has also been out of form in this game too, scoring just 10 runs and was caught again by Jaddu. The player who shined for the Kings was Shahrukh Khan, who fought well enough to get the team’s overall score more than 100 runs.

On the other hand, Deepak Chahar, the right-arm fast bowler of CSK has proved efficient and took 4 wickets of his four overs. While, Sam Curran, Thakur, and Bravo took one wicket each. The struggling innings of Shahrukh and a brilliant performance from the CSK bowlers have got Punjab Kings to score 106 runs in 20 overs.

The team lost 8 wickets and now it’s time to see how CSK will respond to this lowest score of the IPL 2021. Well, from here we can guess a clear winner, but as it’s an IPL and anything can happen. It remains to be seen which team will be getting two points out of this match.

Second Innings:

The result was obvious and it was almost known after the first innings that CSK is the clear winner. Faf du Plessis and Moen Ali did it for Chennai Super Kings getting a clean win with 6 wickets in hand. Moen Ali scored the highest 46 runs for the team.

Although R. Gaikwad lost his wicket in the early overs of the game and could only score 5 runs of 16 balls. From Punjab Kings, Arshdeep Singh and Shahrukh Khan took 1-1 wicket each, while M. Shami got 2 wickets. With that CSK won this game with 4.2 overs remaining.

That was all for today’s match and we’ll see you tomorrow with a new game and new excitement. The upcoming match will be played between Mumbai Indian vs Sunrisers Hyderabad.


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