Chennai Super Kings (107/4) recorded their first win of the season, beating Punjab Kings (106/8) in Match 8 of the Indian Premier League 2021. MS Dhoni-led team beat KL Rahul’s team by six wickets, easy chase down-par score. This season was another low-scoring bout at Wankhede and was a three-time champion who stood tall at the end. PBKS vs CSK Vivo IPL 2021 Highlights.
Punjab Kings looked completely different from their opening match as the team scored 200+ in their first game, which struggled to get past the three-point mark in their second. CSK in particular, it was at the bottom for some sensational bowling by Deepak Chahar, who recorded his best figures in the competition. Ravindra Jadeja catches Chris Gayle in the CSK vs PBKS, IPL 2021 clash.
A fierce knock from Shah Rukh Khan gave the Punjab Kings a fine score on the board, but never looked back in the game as the Chennai batsmen had time to set themselves in a short run-chase, which they managed with ease. Meanwhile, here are some statistics of CSK vs PBKS, IPL 2021 encounter.
# MS Dhoni played his 200th match for Chennai Super Kings
Out of # 200, MS Dhoni captained CSK in 199
# Deepak Chahar (4/13) recorded his best IPL figures
The Punjab Kings are trying to pull back from this defeat when they face the Delhi Capitals, who themselves had lost in their previous match. Meanwhile, Chennai will aim to continue their run against the Rajasthan Royals, high on the spirits of the Super Kings.
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