The Delhi Capitals eased to a 44 run win over the Chennai Super Kings in the 7th match of the IPL 2020 as they moved to the top of the points table. CSK’s intent was in question again as they left too much for the end and weren’t able to achieve it, for a second time in a row.
Much will be at stake for Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad when they face each other in the eighth match of IPL 2020 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Saturday. KKR were brutally outdone by Mumbai Indians in the former’s opening encounter while Sunrisers Hyderabad endured an avoidable batting collapse against Royal Challengers Bangalore.
So, we had a one sided contest here in Dubai as the Kings XI Punjab absolutely thrashed the Royal Challengers Bangalore in all three departments of the game to win the match by a whopping margin of 97 runs.
Have been battered rather convincingly by Rajasthan Royals, Chennai Super Kings will be keen to get things right when they take on a confident Delhi Capitals in match number seven of IPL 2020 at the Dubai International cricket stadium on Friday. In a sense, it can be said that Delhi got out on jail against Kings XI Punjab, after the latter needed just one from three balls in their chase. Then again, Delhi deserve credit for holding their nerve under pressure.
IPL 2020 5th match MI vs KKR Live match scorecard here. Mumbai Indians ended their winless jinx in UAE as they won the match handsomely by 49 runs. Rohit starred for Mumbai with 80 runs to power his team to a total of 195 and Bumrah, Pattinson picked up two wickets apiece to restrict the rusty Kolkata to 146.
Royal Challengers Bangalore will take on Kings XI Punjab in the 6th match of IPL 2020 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai. It will be the second match for both teams. Earlier, RCB got the better of SRH in a close contest while KXIP lost to Delhi Capitals in the Super Over after needing just one from three in the last over of their chase.
It was a run fest in Sharjah as more than 400 runs were scored in the match with both the teams crossing 200. Also the record for highest number of sixes in an IPL match was broken, as 33 sixes were hit in the game. Sanju Samson stole the limelight with an explosive 74 as the Rajasthan Royals went on to beat the Chennai Super Kings by 16 runs.
Mumbai Indians will look to break their UAE hoodoo when they take on Kolkata Knight Riders in match number five of IPL 2020 on Wednesday, at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Having lost all their five matches in the UAE back in 2014, slow starters Mumbai failed to open their account against Chennai Super Kings in the tournament opener, going down by five wickets.