As it happened | IPL 2019: Chennai register comfortable 6-wicket victory against Delhi

Chennai players celebrate taking a wicket of Delhi batsman. Photograph: IANS

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Mar 26, 2019, 07.32 PM (IST)

Mar 26, 2019, 11.41 PM

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Mar 26, 2019, 11.40 PM

Chennai have registered a comfortable six wicket victory against Delhi at Feroz Shah Kotla stadium.

Dhoni remained unbeaten at 32 along with Dwayne Bravo, who hit a four to give Chennai it's second win.  


Mar 26, 2019, 11.33 PM

Kedar Jadhav lost his wicket when Chennai required just two runs to win. 

 


Mar 26, 2019, 11.16 PM

MS Dhoni and Kedar Jadhav are on crease and are playing an easy inning to bring victory for Chennai. The difference between the balls remaining and runs required is not much which make it easy for Chennai to register their second victory.  

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After 16 overs, Chennai's score stands at 125 for the loss of three wickets. 


Mar 26, 2019, 10.51 PM

Raina dismissed

Chennai lose it's third wicket in the form of Suresh Raina. Rains was dismissed by Amit Mishra for 30 runs.  The southpaw played 16 balls and hit four boundaries and one six.

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MS Dhoni is on the crease now. 


Mar 26, 2019, 10.47 PM

After 10 overs, Chennai's score stands at 97 runs of the loss of two wickets. 


Mar 26, 2019, 10.37 PM

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Mar 26, 2019, 10.35 PM

Shane watson has been dismissed to a brilliant stumping by Rishabh Pant. The batsman departed just six runs short to his half century.  

His 44-run inning came in just 26 balls which included four boundaries and three sixes.

 


Mar 26, 2019, 10.23 PM

Suresh Raina has hit three back to back boundaries off Ishant Sharma to put pressure on Delhi.

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Watson at the other end is also hitting hard.  


Mar 26, 2019, 10.16 PM

Chennai: 33/1 after 4 overs

Four overs have been bowled and Chennai's score stands at for the loss of one wicket. Shane Watson is finding it a bit difficult to handle Kagiso Rabada's pace.

However, he hit two back to back boundaries, one four and one six, in reply to his pace. Watson is supported by Suresh Raina at the other end. 


Mar 26, 2019, 10.10 PM

Rayadu dismissed

Ambati Rayudu was dismissed early by Ishant Sharma as Chennai began their 148-run chase.

Rayadu played just five balls and contributed five runs only. He was caught out by Shreyas Iyer while trying to hit a big shot. 


Mar 26, 2019, 09.45 PM

Delhi restricted to 147

Dwayne Bravo took three crucial wickets to restrict Delhi to 147 runs. Bravo dismissed Rishabh Pant, skipper Shreyas Iyer and then opener Shikhar Dhawan.

Dhawan was dismissed for 51 at a point when he had started looking dangerous. 

Chennai now need 148 runs to continue their winning streak. 

 


Mar 26, 2019, 09.36 PM

Delhi: 138/6 after 19 overs 

Only one more over is left for Delhi to increase the target. They have lost six wickets and Axar Patel and Tewatia are on crease. 


Mar 26, 2019, 09.32 PM

Delhi: 128/6 after 18 overs

Delhi opener Shikhar Dhawan lost his wicket minutes after reaching his half century.

Dhawan played a patient inning and made sure the scorecard kept ticking. The Southpaw was dismissed by none other than Dwayne Bravo. 

Bravo had earlier dismissed Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer. 


Mar 26, 2019, 09.18 PM

Dwayne Bravo bowled a beautiful delivery to dismiss Rishabh Pant for 25 runs. 

Pant made the score in just 13 balls which included two boundaries and one six.  


Mar 26, 2019, 09.07 PM

Despite having wickets in hands, Delhi are reeling as the side has been constrained by the Chennai bowlers. 

14 overs have been bowled and Delhi's score stands at 108 for the loss of two wickets.

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Only six overs are left now. 


Mar 26, 2019, 08.57 PM

Shreyas Iyer has been dismissed by Chennai;'s Imran Tahir. Iyer looked unsettled as he was playing some weird shots.

Iyer was dismissed for 18 runs. he played 20 balls and had hit just one six.  


Mar 26, 2019, 08.53 PM

11 overs have been bowled and Delhi's score stands at 70 for the loss of one wicket.

Dhawan and Shreyas are playing too many balls but the scoreboard isn't ticking.

Delhi need to something. It's high time Dhawan starts attacking.  


Mar 26, 2019, 08.40 PM

Ravindra Jadeja, left-arm orthodox, comes into the attack.

Delhi has crossed the fifty digit mark with both the batsmen playing a settled game. Iyer however, sometimes loses the flow and tried to hit it big but fails. 


Mar 26, 2019, 08.30 PM

Dhawan is now joined by Delhi skipper Shreyas Iyer.

Harbhajan Singh has been called by MS Dhoni to dismiss the Southpaw as Dhawan made a crucial contribution for the side in the campaign opener against Mumbai at Wankhede.

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After six overs, Delhi's score stands at 43 for the loss of one wicket. 


Mar 26, 2019, 08.25 PM

Delhi: 38/1 after 5 overs

Prithvi Shaw's spectacular show ends as Chennai bowler Deepak Chahar dismissed the Delhi opener for 24 runs.

Shaw played a small inning but gave Delhi the required start as he made 24 in just 16 runs which included four boundaries.  


Mar 26, 2019, 08.14 PM

Here are some Chennai fans at Feroz Shah Kotla to cheer for their team 

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The Delhi openers, especially Shaw, seem to be timing the ball well.  


Mar 26, 2019, 08.10 PM

 

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Prithvi Shaw is on a roll for Delhi. The right-handed batsman is playing tough and is hitting hard.


Mar 26, 2019, 08.01 PM

The clash begins!

Chennai players have entered the ground and are taking their respective positions. 

Meanwhile, Delhi openers Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan have also come on crease. While Dhawan played a crucial inning in the last game, Shaw was dismissed early.


Mar 26, 2019, 07.47 PM

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Both Chennai and Delhi are prepared to lock horns. 


Mar 26, 2019, 07.43 PM

Teams

Chennai (Playing XI): Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni(w/c), Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Harbhajan Singh, Imran Tahir

Delhi (Playing XI): Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer(c), Colin Ingram, Rishabh Pant(w), Keemo Paul, Axar Patel, Rahul Tewatia, Amit Mishra, Kagiso Rabada, Ishant Sharma


Mar 26, 2019, 07.41 PM

Watch the preview of Chennai vs Delhi game 

Both Chennai and Delhi have won their first game and the teams would be eager to continue their winning streak. 


Mar 26, 2019, 07.39 PM

Delhi won toss

Hello everyone, 

welcome to the live updates of Chennai vs Delhi game.

Delhi has won the toss and opted to bat first against MS Dhoni-led Chennai at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium. 

"Everything is new at the moment. The fans are coming and cheering for us. The positive vibe is contagious in the team. We will have a bat first. We are looking for 170-180, it plays (the wicket) slow in the second innings. It's a good toss to win. We have made one change," Delhi captain Shreyas Iyer said after the toss.

Meanwhile, Chennai Skipper MS Dhoni said that this would be slightly different game.