RR vs CSK Highlights, IPL 2020: Rajasthan Royals’ started its IPL campaign with a spectacular win over Chennai Super Kings as it defeated the Yellow army by 16 runs at Sharjah cricket stadium in the UAE. Quick highlights of the match? Raining sixes by Sanju Samson, Jofra Archer, and Faf Du Plessis.
Chennai Super Kings-led by MS Dhoni won the toss and invited Royals to bat first. Rajasthan Royals started inning with Yashaswi Jaiswal and Steven Smith.
All eyes were on Jaiswal as he is one the youngsters in the Indian Premier League 2020, but he went back to the pavilion after scoring just 6 runs.
Then came Sanju Samson, and Sharjah witnessed raining sixes. The CSK bowlers were punished by Samson and Smith. Samson scored 74 runs off just 32 balls including 9 sixes and 1 four while on the other side Steven Smith scored 69 runs off 47 balls including 4 sixes and 4 boundaries.
Besides Samson and Smith, Jofra Archer played a cameo as he smashed 4 sixes in the last over. 6, 6, 6nb, 6nb. Royals make a target of 217 runs as it scored 216/7.
Chasing 217, Chennai Super Kings started with Murli Vijay and Shane Watson. Murli Vijay went back to the pavilion after scoring 21 runs while Shane Watson (21), who was in the mood, was dismissed by Rahul Tewatia.
Faf De Plessis, a consistent player, scored another half-century including 7 sixes and one boundary. He scored 72 runs off 37 balls. For CSK, Sam Curran and MS Dhoni played a cameo.
Curran scored 17 runs off 6 balls including 2 sixes while MS Dhoni smashed three sixes as he went out to score 29 runs off 17 balls.