Rajasthan Royals (RR) defeated Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by seven wickets, reports NDTV.
Chasing 126, RR got 20 runs off the first two overs but CSK struck soon as Deepak Chahar bowled Ben Stokes and Josh Hazlweood got Robin Uthappa caught by MS Dhoni. Chahar came back to get Sanju Samson caught by Dhoni down the leg side.However, since that point Jos Buttler and Steve Smith carried out some repair work and then dominated CSK to help their team to an easy win. Buttler top scored with 70 not out while Smith was unbeaten on 26.
Earlier, CSK won the toss and batted first. Jofra Archer maintained tight lines and got Faf du Plessis in the third over of the innings. Kartik Tyagi got Shane Watson caught to give CSK another blow inside the Powerplay. Sam Curran and Ambati Rayudu took CSK past 50 but Shreyas Gopal foxed Curran to get Rajasthan their third wicket. Rayudu fell to Rahul Tewatia to leave CSK in a pickle.