IPL 2020 Highlights, DC vs CSK Today's Match at Sharjah: Dhawan Ton Takes DC to Win

IPL Score 2020, Delhi Capitals vs Chennai Super Kings, Latest Updates: IPL 2020 score: DC win by 5 wickets! Ravindra Jadeja bowling the last over was always going to be tricky, and Axar Patel smashes three sixes to seal the deal. Shikhar Dhawan unbeaten on 101, but Axar did the trick with a 5-ball 21 towards the end. DC continue to win, CSK get closer to elimination.

Chennai vs Delhi (T20)

CONCLUDED

CHE vs DEL Cricket Scorecard (T20)

Match 34 T20, Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah, 17 October, 2020

Chennai

179/4

(20.0) RR 8.95

Chennai MS Dhoni (C) (W)
Delhi beat Chennai by 5 wickets
Delhi Shreyas Iyer (C)

Delhi

185/5

(19.5) RR 9.32

Highlights

  • 23:39 (IST)

    Shikhar Dhawan is the Man of the Match for his maiden T20 ton: I'm playing my 13th year and getting my first century, it's a special feeling. I wanted to convert the starts. Once you start doing that, you get more confidence. I just want to continue the same form and make the most of it. I keep my mindset positive, I don't think a lot. Of course, I do have a few strategies according to pitch. I feel I have courage. It (fitness) is very important. Luckily, I was able to work a lot on my routine due to this long break we had due to Corona.

  • 23:27 (IST)

    MS Dhoni: Bravo was not fit, he went out and was not able to come back. The options were either Karn of Jaddu and I went with Jaddu. Shikhar's wicket was important. We dropped him quite a few times. If he's batting, he'll keep taking chances and maintain a good strike rate. There was difference between the first and second innings. Batting was easier in the second innings but we can't take credit away from Shikhar. There was just enough dew, not a lot, just enough to make it easier in the second innings. This game will give Sam Curran a lot of confidence when it comes to executing outside off yorkers.

  • 23:24 (IST)

    MS Dhoni confirms that Dwayne Bravo was not fit to bowl the final over.

  • 23:19 (IST)

    IPL 2020 live score: DC win by 5 wickets! Ravindra Jadeja bowling the last over was always going to be tricky, and Axar Patel smashes three sixes to seal the deal. Shikhar Dhawan unbeaten on 101, but Axar did the trick with a 5-ball 21 towards the end. DC continue to win, CSK get closer to elimination.

  • 23:13 (IST)

    IPL 2020 live score: DC 163/5 in 19 overs, need 17 from 6. Shikhar Dhawan reaches his maiden T20 century! Terrific batting this, has taken 57 balls. He has been lucky but is very close to pulling off something special for DC. Ravindra Jadeja bowling the last over.

  • 23:04 (IST)

    IPL 2020 live score: DC 159/4 in 18.1 overs, need 21 from 11. Sam Curran gets Alex Carey caught in the deep, but Shikhar Dhawan will be on strike as he has crossed over.

  • 23:02 (IST)

    IPL 2020 live score: DC 159/4 in 18 overs, need 21 from 12. Shardul Thakur bowled 5 good balls, but Dhawan got the boundary in the last ball. He's just 2 away from his maiden T20 century here!

  • 22:57 (IST)

    IPL 2020 live score: DC 137/4 in 17 overs, chasing 180. Shikhar Dhawan on fire, is racing to a century. A 4 and a 6 in the over off Curran and he's into the 90s. Just a matter of time here.

  • 22:49 (IST)

    IPL 2020 live score: DC 137/4 in 15.4 overs, chasing 180. Ambati Rayudu drops Shikhar Dhawan at cover (a sitter!). Next ball, Stoinis smashes a six. And then, he gets a leading edge to Rayudu, who holds on this time. Shardul Thakur with the wicket. All happening here.

  • 22:44 (IST)

    IPL 2020 live score: DC 129/3 in 14 overs, chasing 180. Karn Sharma once again expensive. He has figures of 3-0-34-0. DC heading towards victory.

  • 22:38 (IST)

    IPL 2020 live score: DC 118/3 in 13 overs, chasing 180. Dwayne Bravo has been decent but CSK badly in need of wickets. Game slipping away if they don't get Dhawan and Stoinis soon.

  • 22:33 (IST)

    IPL 2020 live score: DC 109/3 in 13 overs, chasing 180. CSK got some pressure on DC for a while, but Stoinis releases it with a six and a four off Karn Sharma. On top once again.

  • 22:26 (IST)

    IPL 2020 live score: DC 94/3 in 11.3 overs, chasing 180. Shreyas Iyer c Faf b Bravo. Looks to clear long on but finds the fielder. Something to celebrate for CSK, but they need Dhawan if they're to win.

  • 22:23 (IST)

    IPL 2020 live score: DC 87/2 in 11 overs, chasing 180. Shikhar Dhawan is living a charmed life. MS Dhoni put him down off the bowling of Dwayne Bravo. CSK's poor catching is costing them the game.

  • 22:18 (IST)

    IPL 2020 live score: DC 76/2 in 10 overs, chasing 180. FIFTY for Shikhar Dhawan. His third consecutive fifty in the tournament. He's bossing CSK so far.

  • 22:13 (IST)

    IPL 2020 live score: DC 70/2 in 9 overs, chasing 180. Karn Sharma concedes 10 in his first over. Shikhar Dhawan is playing a beauty. He's terrific against spin as well, and is a clear danger sign for CSK.

  • 22:08 (IST)

    IPL 2020 live score: DC 60/2 in 8 overs, chasing 180. 4-1-18-2. Deepak Chahar completes a very good spell with a 6-run over. DC have played him out. Expect them to attack spin now.

  • 22:01 (IST)

    IPL 2020 live score: DC 54/2 in 7 overs, chasing 180. CATCH DROPPED by Deepak Chahar, Shikhar Dhawan gets lucky. Swept to the deep, Chahar was in no position and spills it. The very next ball, Dhawan hits one in the air and just wide of Shane Watson at short third man. CSK's fielding might cost them this game.

  • 21:57 (IST)

    IPL 2020 live score: DC 41/2 in 6 overs, chasing 180. A six from Shreyas Iyer and a four from Dhawan, as Thakur continues to be costly. DC have a decent power play in the end.

  • 21:52 (IST)

    IPL 2020 live score: DC 29/2 in 5 overs, chasing 180. An eventful over that. The wicket of Rahane, followed by a missed run out opportunity against Iyer. Watson failed to hit direct, or else that was plumb.

  • 21:46 (IST)

    IPL 2020 live score: DC 26/2 in 4.1 overs, chasing 180. WICKET - Rahane c Curran b Chahar. Good catch that. Rahane slashes hard and hits it fast but straight to point, Curran holds on. Another failure for Rahane.

  • 21:45 (IST)

    IPL 2020 live score: DC 26/1 in 4 overs, chasing 180. Shardul Thakur comes on and concedes 8 in his first over, as Ajinkya Rahane begins an attack. DC slowly upping the ante.

  • 21:40 (IST)

    IPL 2020 live score: DC 18/1 in 3 overs, chasing 180. Shikhar Dhawan looks in terrific touch, is manipulating the field nicely. 10 runs in the second over of Deepak Chahar.

  • 21:35 (IST)

    IPL 2020 live score: DC 8/1 in 2 overs, chasing 180. Shikhar Dhawan counter attacks with a couple of boundaries off Sam Curran. DC will look to stabilise now.

  • 21:30 (IST)

    IPL 2020 live score: DC 0/1 in 1 overs, chasing 180. WICKET! Deepak Chahar gets Prithvi Shaw caught and bowled. Inswinger, Shaw chips it back to the bowler. And it's a wicket maiden by Deepak Chahar there!.

  • 21:28 (IST)

    IPL 2020 live score: DC 0/1 in 0.2 overs, chasing 180. WICKET! Deepak Chahar gets Prithvi Shaw caught and bowled. Inswinger, Shaw chips it back to the bowler. Just the start CSK wanted.

  • 21:11 (IST)

    IPL 2020, Live Score, CSK 179/4, 20 overs: Jadeja finishes with a flurry as he whacks Nortje for a couple of sixes over Rahane at long on. He helps make it a 16 run over and has given CSK's bowlers a good total to work with. Rayudu finished unbeaten on 45. 

  • 21:06 (IST)

    IPL 2020, Live Score, CSK 163/4, 19 overs: 16 runs from Rabada's final over as he errs a slight bit. Rayudu and Jadeja with two huge pull shots smash two maximums. Excellent cameo from Rayudu.

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23:39 (IST)

Shikhar Dhawan is the Man of the Match for his maiden T20 ton: I'm playing my 13th year and getting my first century, it's a special feeling. I wanted to convert the starts. Once you start doing that, you get more confidence. I just want to continue the same form and make the most of it. I keep my mindset positive, I don't think a lot. Of course, I do have a few strategies according to pitch. I feel I have courage. It (fitness) is very important. Luckily, I was able to work a lot on my routine due to this long break we had due to Corona.

23:27 (IST)

MS Dhoni: Bravo was not fit, he went out and was not able to come back. The options were either Karn of Jaddu and I went with Jaddu. Shikhar's wicket was important. We dropped him quite a few times. If he's batting, he'll keep taking chances and maintain a good strike rate. There was difference between the first and second innings. Batting was easier in the second innings but we can't take credit away from Shikhar. There was just enough dew, not a lot, just enough to make it easier in the second innings. This game will give Sam Curran a lot of confidence when it comes to executing outside off yorkers.

23:24 (IST)

MS Dhoni confirms that Dwayne Bravo was not fit to bowl the final over.

23:19 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score: DC win by 5 wickets! Ravindra Jadeja bowling the last over was always going to be tricky, and Axar Patel smashes three sixes to seal the deal. Shikhar Dhawan unbeaten on 101, but Axar did the trick with a 5-ball 21 towards the end. DC continue to win, CSK get closer to elimination.

23:13 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score: DC 163/5 in 19 overs, need 17 from 6. Shikhar Dhawan reaches his maiden T20 century! Terrific batting this, has taken 57 balls. He has been lucky but is very close to pulling off something special for DC. Ravindra Jadeja bowling the last over.

23:04 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score: DC 159/4 in 18.1 overs, need 21 from 11. Sam Curran gets Alex Carey caught in the deep, but Shikhar Dhawan will be on strike as he has crossed over.

23:02 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score: DC 159/4 in 18 overs, need 21 from 12. Shardul Thakur bowled 5 good balls, but Dhawan got the boundary in the last ball. He's just 2 away from his maiden T20 century here!

22:57 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score: DC 137/4 in 17 overs, chasing 180. Shikhar Dhawan on fire, is racing to a century. A 4 and a 6 in the over off Curran and he's into the 90s. Just a matter of time here.

22:49 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score: DC 137/4 in 15.4 overs, chasing 180. Ambati Rayudu drops Shikhar Dhawan at cover (a sitter!). Next ball, Stoinis smashes a six. And then, he gets a leading edge to Rayudu, who holds on this time. Shardul Thakur with the wicket. All happening here.

22:44 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score: DC 129/3 in 14 overs, chasing 180. Karn Sharma once again expensive. He has figures of 3-0-34-0. DC heading towards victory.

22:38 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score: DC 118/3 in 13 overs, chasing 180. Dwayne Bravo has been decent but CSK badly in need of wickets. Game slipping away if they don't get Dhawan and Stoinis soon.

22:33 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score: DC 109/3 in 13 overs, chasing 180. CSK got some pressure on DC for a while, but Stoinis releases it with a six and a four off Karn Sharma. On top once again.

22:26 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score: DC 94/3 in 11.3 overs, chasing 180. Shreyas Iyer c Faf b Bravo. Looks to clear long on but finds the fielder. Something to celebrate for CSK, but they need Dhawan if they're to win.

22:23 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score: DC 87/2 in 11 overs, chasing 180. Shikhar Dhawan is living a charmed life. MS Dhoni put him down off the bowling of Dwayne Bravo. CSK's poor catching is costing them the game.

22:18 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score: DC 76/2 in 10 overs, chasing 180. FIFTY for Shikhar Dhawan. His third consecutive fifty in the tournament. He's bossing CSK so far.

22:13 (IST)

Jadeja and Dhawan!

22:13 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score: DC 70/2 in 9 overs, chasing 180. Karn Sharma concedes 10 in his first over. Shikhar Dhawan is playing a beauty. He's terrific against spin as well, and is a clear danger sign for CSK.

22:09 (IST)

Rishabh Pant having some fun although he's not playing.

22:08 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score: DC 60/2 in 8 overs, chasing 180. 4-1-18-2. Deepak Chahar completes a very good spell with a 6-run over. DC have played him out. Expect them to attack spin now.

22:01 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score: DC 54/2 in 7 overs, chasing 180. CATCH DROPPED by Deepak Chahar, Shikhar Dhawan gets lucky. Swept to the deep, Chahar was in no position and spills it. The very next ball, Dhawan hits one in the air and just wide of Shane Watson at short third man. CSK's fielding might cost them this game.

21:57 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score: DC 41/2 in 6 overs, chasing 180. A six from Shreyas Iyer and a four from Dhawan, as Thakur continues to be costly. DC have a decent power play in the end.

21:52 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score: DC 29/2 in 5 overs, chasing 180. An eventful over that. The wicket of Rahane, followed by a missed run out opportunity against Iyer. Watson failed to hit direct, or else that was plumb.

21:46 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score: DC 26/2 in 4.1 overs, chasing 180. WICKET - Rahane c Curran b Chahar. Good catch that. Rahane slashes hard and hits it fast but straight to point, Curran holds on. Another failure for Rahane.

21:45 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score: DC 26/1 in 4 overs, chasing 180. Shardul Thakur comes on and concedes 8 in his first over, as Ajinkya Rahane begins an attack. DC slowly upping the ante.

21:40 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score: DC 18/1 in 3 overs, chasing 180. Shikhar Dhawan looks in terrific touch, is manipulating the field nicely. 10 runs in the second over of Deepak Chahar.

21:35 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score: DC 8/1 in 2 overs, chasing 180. Shikhar Dhawan counter attacks with a couple of boundaries off Sam Curran. DC will look to stabilise now.

21:30 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score: DC 0/1 in 1 overs, chasing 180. WICKET! Deepak Chahar gets Prithvi Shaw caught and bowled. Inswinger, Shaw chips it back to the bowler. And it's a wicket maiden by Deepak Chahar there!.

21:28 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score: DC 0/1 in 0.2 overs, chasing 180. WICKET! Deepak Chahar gets Prithvi Shaw caught and bowled. Inswinger, Shaw chips it back to the bowler. Just the start CSK wanted.

21:11 (IST)

IPL 2020, Live Score, CSK 179/4, 20 overs: Jadeja finishes with a flurry as he whacks Nortje for a couple of sixes over Rahane at long on. He helps make it a 16 run over and has given CSK's bowlers a good total to work with. Rayudu finished unbeaten on 45. 

21:06 (IST)

IPL 2020, Live Score, CSK 163/4, 19 overs: 16 runs from Rabada's final over as he errs a slight bit. Rayudu and Jadeja with two huge pull shots smash two maximums. Excellent cameo from Rayudu.

IPL 2020 Highlights, DC vs CSK Today's Match at Sharjah: Dhawan Ton Takes DC to Win

IPL Live Score 2020, Delhi Capitals vs Chennai Super Kings, Latest Updates:

IPL 2020 live score: DC win by 5 wickets! Ravindra Jadeja bowling the last over was always going to be tricky, and Axar Patel smashes three sixes to seal the deal. Shikhar Dhawan unbeaten on 101, but Axar did the trick with a 5-ball 21 towards the end. DC continue to win, CSK get closer to elimination.

Preview: One team with six wins from eight matches. Another with three wins from the same number of games. A couple of years back, with just this piece of information ahead of a Delhi Capitals vs Chennai Super Kings clash, one would have thought that DC would be the team with 6 points. But 2020 is different for multiple reasons, and roles are reversed.

DC is the young and upcoming team, enjoying a run at the top of the IPL 2020 points table. CSK, by their coach's own admission, are an ageing side and are struggling to stay alive. DC are just a couple of wins away from sealing their top four spot. CSK need to have a tremendous second half of IPL 2020 to get that far. They're the only side to have made the playoffs in every IPL they've played, but that record is in danger this year.

The match will be held in Sharjah, where CSK played one match (lost to Rajasthan Royals). DC, meanwhile, have played and won two matches in the venue.The first time the two sides met in IPL 2020, DC beat CSK by 44 runs in Dubai.

In every way possible, DC can claim to have the upper hand.

Delhi Capitals

But there are some key concerns in the camp right now. Rishabh Pant is down with a hamstring injury and is set to miss Saturday's game as well. To make things worse, their captain Shreyas Iyer injured his shoulder while fielding in the game against RR. Iyer didn't field after the incident and walked off the field in pain, and it remains to be seen if DC will risk him immediately.

In Iyer's absence, Shikhar Dhawan led the side admirably to a win over RR. The advantage with DC is that they've got senior replacements in the leadership group, with the likes of R Ashwin and Ajinkya Rahane to help Dhawan if needed.

However, DC will want Iyer the batsman for he is a crucial cog in the wheel especially in Pant's absence. Dhawan and Iyer made half-centuries in the previous match, and Iyer's potential absence will make the batting much thinner.

There's nothing thin about their bowling though. Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Notje have been fiery through the tournament, with the latter even bowling the fastest ball in the IPL. Ashwin and Axar Patel have been in form too, making it a well rounded unit. No wonder they've had success even in Sharjah!

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Predicted XI:

A lot will depend on Iyer's fitness. Assuming he recovers, in the absence of any confirmation otherwise, here's the XI.

Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey (wk), Axar Patel, R Ashwin, Tushar Deshpande, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje

Chennai Super Kings

First half: 2 out of 7.

Second half: 1 out of 1.

That's how CSK and their fans will be looking at this tournament. They've had a terrible first half, with the team showing little 'intent', or in MS Dhoni's words, 'purpose'. They made some changes in the first match of the second half and reaped rewards, beating Sunrisers Hyderabad.

One of the big changes was opening with Sam Curran, but it remains to be seen if they'll do that against Rabada and Nortje. CSK also played an extra bowler - as many as seven of them - and ended up choking SRH like they often do when tracks help spin.

CSK will believe they've identified their best combination, and in all likelihood will stick to that. How their struggling batting unit performs against one of the best attacks of the tournament will decide the game.

Predicted XI: Faf du Plessis, Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, Sam Curran, MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Piyush Chawla, Karn Sharma

WHAT: IPL 2020, Match 34

WHEN: October 17, 7:30PM IST

WHERE: Sharjah

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