IPL 2020 Highlights, CSK vs RCB: Virat Kohli, Chris Morris The Stars As Royal Challengers Bangalore Beat Chennai Super Kings By 37 Runs

CSK vs RCB IPL 2020 Match Highlights: Virat Kohli, Chris Morris The Stars As Royal Challengers Bangalore Beat Chennai Super Kings By 37 Runs

CSK vs RCB: Chris Morris was the highest wicket-taker for RCB, accounting for three dismissals.© BCCI/IPL

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) defeated Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by 37 runs in the 25th match of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). RCB have rarely emerged victorious in Southern derby matches, and this win will certainly be a major boost for the players.The Bangalore-based franchise won the toss and opted to bat, posting a total of 169 runs for the loss of four wickets in 20 overs.Skipper Virat Kohli was the highest run-scorer for RCB, smashing 90 runs off 52 deliveries in an innings comprising of four boundaries and the same number of sixes. Opener Devdutt Padikkal was the second-highest run-scorer, scoring 33 runs. Pacer Shardul Thakur was the pick of the bowlers for CSK, accounting for the dismissals of Padikkal and AB de Villiers. CSK were never really in the chase losing wickets at regular intervals, with South African all-rounder Chris Morris making an impact in his first game for RCB. The Chennai-based franchise were restricted to 132/8 as Morris finished with three wickets, with Washington Sundar accounting for two wickets. (SCORECARD)

IPL 2020 Match 25 Highlights Between Chennai Super Kings And Royal Challengers Bangalore, Straight From The Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai

  • 23:20 (IST)

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  • 23:19 (IST)

    RCB back to winning ways

    RCB are back to winning ways, as they defeat CSK by 37 runs following an excellent performance. Virat Kohli and Chris Morris have been the stars for the Bangalore-based franchise.

  • 23:13 (IST)

    WICKET! Ravindra Jadeja c Gurkeerat Maan b Chris Morris 7 (6)

    Ravindra Jadeja departs for 7 runs off 6 deliveries, picking out Gurkeerat at deep mid-wicket to perfection.

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    Ravindra Jadeja gets a boundary, pulling the short delivery over square leg.

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    WICKET! Dwayne Bravo c Devdutt Padikkal b Chris Morris 7 (6)

    Devdutt Padikkal completes a fine catch to dismiss Dwayne Bravo for 7, after the Windies all-rounder attempted to loft a low toss without proper power or timing, resulting in an opportunity.

  • 23:03 (IST)

    WICKET! Ambati Rayadu b Isuru Udana 42 (40)

    Ambati Rayadu was dismissed for 42 runs off 40 deliveries, as he shuffles across early exposing his stumps, with Udana beating him in pace. Rayadu failed to connect with the ball going on to hit the stumps. Dwayne Bravo is the new man in. 

  • 23:00 (IST)

    CSK need 61 runs off 18 deliveries

    Ambati Rayadu holds the key for Chennai Super Kings, with 61 runs needed off 18 deliveries. Ravindra Jadeja is the batsman at the other end.

  • 22:58 (IST)

    WICKET! Sam Curran c AB de Villiers b Chris Morris 0 (1)

    Sam Curran departs for a duck after shuffling across early for the short ball, generating a deflection off the bat to wicketkeeper AB de Villiers. The umpire initially turned it down, before a DRS review by RCB confirmed the dismissal. Ravindra Jadeja is the next batsman in.

  • 22:52 (IST)

    WICKET! MS Dhoni c Gurkeerat Man Singh b Yuzvendra Chahal 10 (6)

    MS Dhoni departs for 10 runs off 6 deliveries after attempting to slice a widish leg-break, but fails to clear Gurkeerat at long-off. Sam Curran is the new man in.

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    MS Dhoni gets his first six of the innings, driving hard and long to direct the ball into the stands. 100 up for CSK. 300 sixes for MS Dhoni in T20 cricket.

  • 22:45 (IST)


    Boundary for Ambati Rayadu, who gets the ball into the gap at deep mid-wicket with precision and strength.

  • 22:42 (IST)

    WICKET! N. Jagadeesan run out (Chris Morris) 33 (28)

    Narayan Jagadeesan departs for 33 following an excellent throw by Chris Morris which catches him short of his crease. MS Dhoni is the next batsman in.

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    Ambati Rayadu joins the party, hitting the ball to fine leg for a boundary.

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    N.Jagadeesan continues to attack, getting his fourth boundary of the innings, clobbering the pull between deep square leg and deep mid-wicket.

  • 22:35 (IST)

    50-run partnership between Ambati Rayadu and N.Jagadeesan

    Ambati Rayadu and N.Jagadeesan have stitched a partnership of 50 runs, helping CSK rebuild after the dismissals of Shane Watson and Faf du Plessis.

  • 22:34 (IST)


    N.Jagadeesan gets his third boundary of the innings, playing an excellent switch hit over third man.

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    Second boundary of the innings for Jagadeesan who picks the length from Chahal early, playing a sweep shot into the gap.

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    Ambati Rayadu gets his second boundary of the innings, charging down the track and smashing a shorter delivery from Navdeep Saini, comfortably over the fielder at mid-off.

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    Boundary for Jagadeesan who hits Chahal straight down the ground after coming down the track and connecting beautifully.

  • 22:19 (IST)

    Required run rate continues to increase for CSK with 10 overs completed

    CSK 47/2 after 10 overs, need another 123 runs in 60 balls. The Chennai-based franchise currently faces a required run rate of 12.3, which can easily go up to 15 if some quick runs are not scored in the coming overs.

  • 22:07 (IST)

    CSK 2 down at the end of the powerplay

    CSK are 2 down at the end of the powerplay with Shane Watson and Faf du Plessis back in the pavilion. N. Jagadeesan and Ambati Rayadu are the batsmen at the crease.

  • 21:58 (IST)

    WICKET! Shane Watson b Washington Sundar 14 (18)

    Shane Watson departs for 14 runs off 18 deliveries, after attempting an early slog-sweep and going on to miss the ball, which hits the stumps.

  • 21:56 (IST)


    Boundary for Shane Watson, who hits Washington Sundar to backward square leg.

  • 21:52 (IST)

    WICKET! Faf du Plessis c Chris Morris b Washington Sundar 8 (10)

    Faf du Plessis departs for 8 runs off 10 deliveries, after attempting a big hit off a delivery pitched up at the stumps without proper contact, resulting in an opportunity for Chris Morris. Ambati Rayadu is the new man in. Six runs off Washington Sundar’s opening over of the innings.

  • 21:50 (IST)


    Shane Watson gets his second boundary of the innings, hitting the off-cutter bowled on the pads by Isuru Udana over Yuzvendra Chahal at square leg. 9 runs for CSK off the second and third overs of the innings bowled by Navdeep Saini and Udana.

    CSK 13/0 after 3 overs, need another 157 runs off 102 deliveries.

  • 21:37 (IST)

    Chris Morris concedes 4 runs after opening the bowling for RCB

    Chris Morris concedes just four runs off the first over of the second innings. Watson off the mark having scored a boundary. Faf du Plessis yet to play a ball. 

    CSK 4/0 after 1 over, need another 166 runs off 114 balls.

  • 21:35 (IST)


    Shane Watson gets off the mark with an impressive boundary, hitting the inswinger by Chris Morris who opened the bowling for RCB over square leg.

  • 21:15 (IST)

    Chennai Super Kings need 170 runs to win

    Chennai Super Kings need 170 runs to win as Royal Challengers Bangalore finish their innings with a score of 169/4. Skipper Virat Kohli remains unbeaten at 90 off 52 deliveries.

  • 21:10 (IST)


    Virat Kohli outsmarts Dwayne Bravo, moving across and lapping the ball through the vacant fine leg region.

  • 21:02 (IST)

    Two overs left for the end of the first innings

    RCB 141/4 after 18 overs. 2 overs left for RCB to get a defendable total on this pitch which seems difficult to bat on. Kohli looks extremely confident at this stage.

  • 21:01 (IST)


    Third six of the innings for Virat Kohli, who walks down the wicket, converting the ball into a half-volley and flicking it to deep square leg.

  • 20:59 (IST)


    Virat Kohli gets his second six of the innings, hitting the ball down the ground after Sam Curran landed one right in the arc.

  • 20:58 (IST)


    Lucky six for Shivam Dube as N. Jagadeesan palms the ball over the rope, having initially looked in control of the catch close to the boundary ropes.

  • 20:56 (IST)

    Half-century for Virat Kohli

    Virat Kohli has completed his 38th half-century in the IPL off 39 deliveries, with a boundary. Kohli pulled the short delivery behind square on the leg-side, leaving the fielder in no position to stop the ball.

  • 20:54 (IST)


    Boundary for Shivam Dube, who rolls his wrists and places the short ball backward of square.

  • 20:48 (IST)


    Boundary for Shivam Dube, who smacks Karn Sharma straight down the ground, with the umpire managing to get out of the way just in time.

  • 20:42 (IST)

    WICKET! Washington Sundar c MS Dhoni b Sam Curran 10 (10)

    Washington Sundar departs for 10, following a short delivery which the all-rounder attempted to smash without proper timing, resulting in an edge to MS Dhoni. Shivam Dube is the new man in.

  • 20:41 (IST)


    Virat Kohli gets his first six of the innings, playing a pull shot off a short delivery, with the top-edge flying over MS Dhoni on to the stands.

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