Cricket lovers enjoyed back-to-back sixes in the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Monday night. Chennai won by 8 runs against Royal Challengers Bangalore in this match of Ranbanya. Chennai started to bat and scored 226 runs. Bengaluru’s innings stopped at 218 runs chasing runs.
Bengaluru captain Faf du Plessis sent Chennai into bat after winning the toss at the start of the match. Opener Rituraj Gaikwad returns for 3 runs. After that, opener Devon Conway stormed the bat with Ajinkya Rahane for the second wicket and Shivam Dubey for the third wicket. Rahane got out with 37 runs off 20 balls.
Meanwhile, Fifty met Conway and Dube. Conway was on his way to a century. But Harshal Patel was bowled for 83 runs. His innings, played only 45 balls, was arranged with six fours and sixes. And Dube was out for 52 runs in just 27 balls. Besides, Rayudu scored 14 runs and Jadeja scored 10 runs. Besides, Moeen remained unbeaten on 19 and Dhoni on 1 run.
Bengaluru lost two wickets in the run chase. Virat Kohli returned for 6 runs and Mahipal Lamrore returned for zero runs. However, in the third wicket pair, Maxwell-du Plessis handled the storm and the team moved towards victory. At this time, the two made a partnership of 126 runs in just 47 balls. Both took fifty.
At this time, it seemed that Bengaluru was going to get an easy victory. But they did not win again after Maxwell’s 33-ball 62 and du Plessis’ 36-ball 76 returned home. Shahbaz scored 12, Karthik 28 and Prabhu Desai scored 19 runs.