CSK vs PBKS IPL 2022: Chennai's sixth defeat, Punjab defeated in a thrilling match
CSK vs PBKS IPL 2022 Punjab scored 187 for 4 in 20 overs on the back of Shikhar Dhawan's unbeaten half-century. In reply, Chennai's team could only manage 176 runs for 6 wickets. Punjab won the match by 11 runs. In the 38th league match of IPL 2022, Chennai Super Kings faced Punjab Kings. CSK captain Ravindra Jadeja won the toss and decided to bowl first. On the basis of Shikhar Dhawan's unbeaten half-century, the team scored 187 runs for 4 wickets in 20 overs.
Ambati Rayudu played an inning of 78 runs but the team could only reach 176 runs for the loss of 6 wickets. Punjab won the match by 11 runs for their fourth win while it was Chennai's sixth defeat in eight matches. Chasing the target of 188 runs from Punjab, the Chennai team got the first blow in the form of Robin Uthappa. He was out on the ball of Sandeep Sharma after scoring just 1 run. Arshdeep clean bowled Mitchell Santner for 9 runs and sent it back. In the powerplay, Chennai scored 32 runs for the loss of 2 wickets. Rishi Dhawan, who came wearing a special mask, sent Shivam Dubey clean bowled for 8 runs.
Captain Mayank Agarwal called Rabada back to the bowling and he gave Punjab success by taking the wicket of Ruturaj Gaikwad, who was playing on 30. Rituraj Gaikwad, Robin Uthappa, Ambati Rayudu, Shivam Dubey, Ravindra Jadeja (c), MS Dhoni (wk), Mitchell Santner, Dwayne Pretorius, Dwayne Bravo, Mukesh Choudhary, Mahesh Thekshana. Mayank Agarwal (capt), Shikhar Dhawan, Jonny Bairstow, Liam Livingstone, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Bhanuka Rajapakse, Rishi Dhawan, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Sandeep Sharma, Arshdeep Singh.CSK did not make any changes in their team for this match.
On the other hand, Punjab made three changes and Bhanuka Rajapakse, Sandeep Sharma and Rishi Dhawan were included in the playing XI.