IPL 2021- Dhawan and Shaw star as Delhi Capitals beat Chennai Super Kings

Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw's top knock help Delhi Capitals beat Chennai Super Kings by seven wickets in Match 2 of the Indian Premier League at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. 

DC win toss

Delhi Capitals won the toss and chose to field first. Chennai Super Kings were off to a poor start as both openers departed within the first three overs. However, Suresh Raina and Moeen Ali tried stablising the innings. The duo stiched a 53-run partnership. 

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Chinna Thala makes roaring return!

After Moeen Ali's dismissal, Raina smashed his first IPL half-century since 2019 in just 32 balls and formed another fifty partnership with Ambati Rayudu.Rayudu got out while trying to accelerate the innings and a huge mix-up between Raina and Ravindra Jadeja resulted in another wicket. Raina departed after scoring 54 runs

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Sam Curran show!

Sam Curran and Ravindra Jadeja's last minute smash-fest powered CSK to 188 runs in 20 overs. 

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Mammoth opening partnership

Delhi had a big chase ahead. However, openers Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw gave a best possible start for the Capitals. The duo stitched 138-run partnership. 
 

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Shaw's brilliant knock

Prithvi Shaw scored a brilliant 72 runs off 38 balls including nine 4s and three sixes. 

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The Gabbar knock

Dhawan smashed 85 runs in 54 balls. He smashed 10 4s and two sixes and was adjudged the Man of the Match.

Both Dhawan and Shaw's half-century was enough to dampen CSK's confidence. Despite Shaw and Dhawan's dismissal, Delhi easily chased the big total. 

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