Third Win for Rajasthan Royals: CSK vs RR IPL 2023

CSK VS RR IPL 2023, the 17th match of IPL 2023 is played on April 12. RR won the match against CSK by 3 runs. The match was played at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. This is the third win for Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2023.

Third Win for Rajasthan Royals
Third Win for Rajasthan Royals

Chennai Super Kings Captain MS Dhoni won the toss and decided to bowl first. In the first inning, RR gives a very good target of 176 runs. In the chase, CSK could only score 172 runs and the RR won the match by 3 runs.

First Inning Summary

Jos Buttler scored a fifty for the Rajasthan Royals. He scored 52 runs in 36 balls with the help of 3 sixes and a four. Padikkal, Ashwin, and Hetmyer also score 30+ runs. Padikkal scored 38, Ashwin scored 30, and Hetmyer also scored 30 not out at last. Other batsmen couldn’t score more runs for the team then RR set a total of 175 runs with a loss of 8 wickets.

CSK vs RR IPL 2023 1st inning
CSK vs RR IPL 2023 1st inning

In bowling, Jadeja, Deshpande, and Akash Singh took 2-2 wickets each. Jadeja bowled with an economy of less than 6 and conceded only 21 runs in his spell. Moeen Ali also got a wicket for CSK.

Second Innings Summary

Ruturaj Gaikwad was gone early this day. Devon Conway stayed on the crease till the 15th over and scored a fifty. He scored 50 runs in 38 balls with the help of 6 fours. Rahane scored 31 runs in 19 balls and lbw by Ashwin. Dube, Moeen, and Rayudu couldn’t do much for the team.

Dhoni and Jadeja were on the crease. In the last five overs, they required 63 runs to win the match. Dhoni and Jadeja played some shots and they require 21 in the last over. Sandeep Sharma bowled well yorkers and CSK batters could only score 17 runs in the last over. The RR won the match by 3 runs. Dhoni remained not out in 32 runs off 17 balls and Jadeja remained not out in 25 runs off 15 balls.

In bowling, Ashwin and Chahal picked up 2-2 wickets. Adam Jampa and Sandeep Sharma also got 1-1 wickets.

Match Summary

Ravichandran Ashwin became the Player of the Match for his absolute bowling. With the third win for Rajasthan Royals, they reached the top of the points table. Whereas, Chennai’s team is in 5th place.

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